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  • 22nd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament

    After watching the Masters and the Heritage, who wouldn’t want to play in the 22nd Annual ACEC-SC Scholarship Golf Tournament on April 25, 2016? This is a great opportunity to get some face to face time with a client, colleague, or fellow principal in an informal setting. It also is a chance to advance the […]

  • ACEC-SC Plans next year

    ACEC-SC held its annual planning retreat at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina on March 4-5, 2016. Attendees started the day with the ACEC-SC Regional Membership Meeting followed by a Board meeting. After a short break and lunch the annual planning retreat began, led by Vice Chair Rick Fauteux, HDR, Inc. In his opening remarks […]

  • 2016 Legislative Session

    As the 11th week of the second regular session of the 121st South Carolina General Assembly comes to an end, not much has changed for the engineering community.   This is worth noting since this is the second year of a two- year session, so any bill not passed this year will have to start over […]

  • 2016 ACEC Convention and Legislative Summit

    Do not miss the 2016 Annual Convention and Legislative Summit April 17 -20, 2016 at the Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC. The ACEC Annual Convention is filled with great sessions for engineers, CEOs, CFOs, etc. ACEC-SC members that come are invited to ACEC-SC night out on Monday April 18th, where we will all go to […]

  • ACEC-SC Gives Annual Scholarship

    In an effort to fulfill ACEC-SC’s objective: “to influence future engineers to choose careers in consulting engineering,” ACEC-SC gives a $3,500.00 scholarship annually to a deserving rising junior or senior at an ABET/EAC accredited State School. Scholarship Committee Chair Randy Patrick, Michael Baker International, and ACEC-SC Board of Directors members, Kylie Page, Terracon, Kevin Shoemake, […]

  • Governor & Legislature Recognizes Engineers

    South Carolina celebrated Engineer’s Week February 21- 27, 2016 with South Carolina Engineers Day being observed on February 24, 2016. A joint resolution which was introduced in the House by Representative Kenny Bingham, PE, District 89, of American Engineering Consultants, Inc., and by Senator Shane Martin, District 13, which made February 24, 2016 South Carolina […]

  • 2016 ACEC-SC/SCSPE Winter Meeting

    ACEC-SC and SCSPE held another successful annual Winter Meeting February 17, 2016 at Seawell’s in Columbia, SC. Attendees earned up to 6 PDHs. As attendees enjoyed their breakfast, SCSPE Executive Director Adam B. Jones and ACEC-SC Chair Tom Jordan, PE, Davis & Floyd, gave members a brief update of what the groups have been doing […]

  • 2016 SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show

    The South Carolina Engineering Conference & Trade Show is returning to the Charleston Area Convention Center and Embassy Suites on June 23-26, 2016.  . This conference is a great way to earn PDHs as well as network with your peers. As in year’s past the SC Engineering Conference & Trade Show will offer an array […]

  • SYNTERRA ANNOUNCES NEW PRINCIPALS

    (Greenville, South Carolina)  SynTerra’s Board of Directors elected Andrea Kehn,  C. W. Hutchinson, Chris Stapleton, and Jerry Wylie as Principals of the firm.  They also elected Vick Crowley as Chief Financial Officer. Ms Kehn is a registered professional engineer with 27 years of experience in the chemical manufacturing and consulting industries including the last ten […]

  • January 2016 Revision to the OSE Manual

    OFFICE OF STATE ENGINEER 1201 Main Street Suite 600 Columbia, SC 29201 Telephone: (803) 737-0770 Facsimile: (803) 737-0639 MEMORANDUM DATE: February 1, 2016 TO: All Users of the OSE Manual FROM: OSE RE: 1/2016 Revision to the OSE Manual By the end of today, we will have posted the revised OSE Manual dated “2015 Edition, […]

  • ACEC PRESIDENT’S MONTHLY UPDATE

    March 1, 2016 General • Congratulations to ACEC/Hawaii for meeting their 2016 ACEC/PAC fundraising goal, joining Indiana as the first states to cross the PAC finish line this year; and thank you to Tony Bartolomeo of Pennoni Associates (PA), Phil Houser of Alfred Benesch & Company (IL), and Ralph Christie of Merrick & Company (CO) […]

  • How to Prepare for Your Government Contracts-Government Contracting Under the FAR & AASHTO Guides

    Let’s face it, Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Audits are complex and loaded with tricky nuances. Yet, the importance of correctly interpreting and applying the FAR requirements is critical — did you know you could be held criminally liable for overhead rate errors? Just some of what you will learn: •Overview of FAR theory and related […]

  • 2016 ACEC-SC Member Firm Employee Scholarship Program

    The Member Firm Employee Scholarship Program is a competitive scholarship program sponsored by ACEC-SC. Up to $3,500 will be awarded to one or more employees that can demonstrate eligibility and score highest among applicants. Eligibility: Candidates shall successfully demonstrate the following: 1. Full time employee of a Member Firm and domiciled in SC 2. Have […]

  • HDR Foundation Helps Spread STEM Education across South Carolina

    The South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Math is home to 277 high school students. Literally. The publicly funded residential school is open to academically gifted juniors and seniors from across the state. Not long ago, Lee Tupper, highway EIT in HDR’s Columbia, South Carolina, office, was one of those students. Now, he’s the […]

  • Williams Named Given Regional Vice President Award

    Melvin Williams, vice president of S&ME Inc. and board member with the Society of American Military Engineers (SAME) Charleston Post, was named recipient of the Regional Vice President Award for leadership and service to the society’s Charleston post.  The award is the highest award given in any particular SAME region.

  • ACEC-SC Future Leaders

    ACEC-SC Future Leaders recognized at ACEC-SC Engineering Excellence Gala on February 2, 2016. ACEC-SC Future Leaders’ goal is to grow today’s engineers into tomorrow’s engineering leadership. After six sessions, ACEC-SC Future Leaders were recognized at the ACEC-SC Engineering Excellence Awards Gala at the Columbia Museum of Art. In order to achieve ACEC-SC’s mission, we must […]

  • ACEC-SC Honors Top Engineering Projects of 2015

    ACEC-SC hosted the Engineering Excellence Gala on February 2, 2016 at the Columbia Museum of Art. The annual gala began with a cocktail party for attendees to walk around and look at the nominees projects, network with other engineers, while and enjoying cocktails and food. After the cocktail party, attendees went in to the auditorium […]

  • Hall Confirmed as Secretary of Transportation

    The South Carolina Senate confirmed the Governor’s appointment of Christy Hall, PE as the South Carolina Secretary of Transportation on January 28, 2016 with a vote of 38 -0. Hall has been serving as interim Secretary since July. “I’m honored to serve the great state of South Carolina, and I greatly appreciate Governor Haley providing […]

  • 2016 Design Construction Partnership Legislative Reception a Success

    On January 19, 2016 ACEC-SC, ASCE SC, AIA-SC, Carolinas AGC, SCSPE, and SEA-SC partnered together to host the Design/Construction Partnership Legislative Reception at the Palmetto Club in Columbia, South Carolina. This reception has grown significantly in the past few years. Originally hosted just by ACEC-SC and SCSPE, partnering with other members of the design/construction community […]

  • Debate Adjourned on H.4661 (Pipe Bill)

    The legislature opened Tuesday January 12, 2016 and it started with a bang. On Wednesday January 13, 2015 the American Chemical Council had House bill 4661 introduced, by Representative Mike Forrester (Spartanburg) and Representative Bill Sandifer (Oconee). The bill was assigned to the House Labor Commerce and Industry immediately given to the Public Utilities subcommittee […]

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