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  • Secure Your Spot for the 2022 Structural Engineering Summit!

    REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN - SECURE YOUR SPOT BEFORE JULY 1, 2022, FOR FLASH SALE REGISTRATION FEES!   Join us at the 2022 Structural Engineering Summit at the Chicago Hilton from November 1 – 4. Engage with a spectacular lineup of sessions and events with the best and brightest practicing structural engineers from across the nation!   REGISTER HERE!     2022 Summit Highlights   Chicago …

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  • YMG Trivia Night is BACK!

    It’s time to organize your teams and sign up for this year’s Young Member Group Trivia Night! On Wednesday, June 22, YMG chapters and groups of young engineers from across the country will connect to compete in a Zoom trivia event. As done in previous years, the event will be split into Eastern and Western events with the first competition at 6 pm EDT / 5 pm CDT and …

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  • NCSEA Announces its 2022–23 Board of Directors

    The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) is pleased to announce its 2022–23 Board of Directors. David Horos, P.E., S.E., LEED® AP, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, will serve as its president and Ryan Kersting, S.E., Buehler Engineering, Inc., as its vice president. Newly appointed directors are Jeannette Torrents, P.E., S.E., JVA Inc., and Ken O’Dell, S.E of MHP, Inc. Structural …

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  • NCSEA Announces 2021 Special Awards Honorees

    The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations’ (NCSEA) is pleased to announce its 2021 NCSEA Special Awards honorees. The NCSEA Special Awards are bestowed on individuals who exemplify outstanding service and commitment to the association and to the structural engineering field. Awards include the James Delahay Award, the NCSEA Service Award, the Robert Cornforth Award, the Susan M. Frey NCSEA Educator Award, and …

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  • Our Thoughts are with the Communities Affected by the Recent Tornadoes

    The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations’ (NCSEA) thoughts are with the families and communities affected by the devastating tornadoes that impacted Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Mississippi, and Tennessee on December 11, 2021. As structural engineers, this event affects us deeply, both personally and professionally, as our life’s work is to help ensure public safety in the built …

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  • NCSEA Launches Campaign to Brand, Promote Structural Engineering Profession

    Celebrating the Contributions of Structural Engineering Excellence (SEE) Above and Beyond  The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) launched a brand and marketing initiative to raise awareness of the structural engineering profession’s vital contribution to society. The campaign’s tagline, “We SEE Above and Beyond.TM” describes the valuable ways structural engineers contribute …

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  • A Grateful Industry Recognizes Structural Engineers on the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

    As the nation solemnly marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we'd like to take a moment to thank a very special group of people who answered the call and offered their expertise in a time of great need: structural engineers. As first responders combed through the debris at ground zero, engineers, many of whom were affiliated with the Structural Engineers Association of New York or other member organizations of the …

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  • Structural Engineering Industry Reflects on 9/11

      Recognizing the Contributions of Structural Engineers in the Days, Months, and Years After 9/11 As it is for many, September 11 is a day of remembrance and reflection for the structural engineering community. We remember the tragedy of that day, and how, in the face of that tragedy, people came together to help in the response and recovery efforts. The National Council of Structural Engineers Associations (NCSEA) and …

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  • Congratulations to Recipients of First-Ever Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship

    The NCSEA Diversity in Structural Engineering Scholarship was established by the NCSEA Foundation in 2020 to award funding to students who have been traditionally underrepresented in structural engineering. NCSEA is proud to announce the first recipients of this program who each received a $3,000 scholarship and have been invited to attend the 2021 Structural Engineering Summit as a guest of NCSEA. Learn more about the …

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  • NCSEA Response to the Condominium Collapse in Surfside, Florida

    Our thoughts are with the families and community of Surfside, Florida in the aftermath of the collapse of the Champlain Towers Condominiums.  As structural engineers, this event affects us deeply—both personally and professionally—as our life’s work is to ensure the safety of built structures. It is too early to speculate on what might have happened. The first priority is to reach survivors and care for …

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  • Call to Action

    2021 Call to Action Update: One Year of DEI Progress   As leading professional institutions of the structural engineering profession, we unequivocally denounce the senseless death of George Floyd.  This and other tragic events of recent weeks have brought forth numerous stories from our members who have suffered discrimination, injustice, or intimidation, or have feared for their safety. We must …

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  • How Structural Engineers Can Assist in Natural Disaster Relief Efforts

    Register as a Second Responder to Perform Post-Disaster Assessment As Structural Engineers, opportunities exist for you to assist now and in the future to help communities recover from the devastation of natural disasters. If you have post-disaster training and want to help in the future, register on the ICC/NCSEA Volunteer System at www.disasterresponse.org  

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