Category University News – CHICO
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Students from the CIM program at California State University -Chico recently “three-peated” as champion of the National Precast Concrete Association (NPCA) Foundation’s Student Design Competition, delivering its winning presentation at The Precast Show in Columbus, Ohio. The Student Design Competition provides a unique opportunity to engage students and academia with the precast concrete industry, teaching
The founder of the American Concrete Pumping Association, Bob Weatherton, was recognized in 2014 as one of the Most Influential People in the concrete industry. To honor Weatherton’s memory and contributions to the concrete industry, in Feb. 2015, World of Concrete (WOC) established the Bob Weatherton award, a scholarship for a Concrete Industry Management student. The award
The CIM program, its students and faculty, was recently featured in Chico State Today magazine which is distributed to more than 125,000 alumni and friends of Chico State. Read the article here to find out more about this unique program.
Chico State TODAY is the official site of California State University at Chico. In the Fall 2021 issue, CIM junior Aubrey Miller was highlighted.
During the summer of 2021, Moises Mendoza, a CIM student at Chico State completed an internship with Habitat for Humanity. His work included rebuilding homes in Paradise, CA that were destroyed by fire a few years ago, using Insulated Concrete Forms. Read this report written by Moises to find out more about his experiences last
World of Concrete continued its support for the concrete industry’s legacy through its sponsorship of the 2022 Weatherton Presentation Award on Wednesday, Jan. 19. World of Concrete welcomed students from California State University – Chico, Middle Tennessee State University, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and Texas State University to present their industry papers at a
Valley Contractors Exchange is the local member association of contractors, suppliers and construction professionals. One arm of focus is workforce development and educating local youths about the careers available in the construction industry. With a significant gap in the labor force for our industry, we are looking for every avenue to get in front of
Read this great article about the successful journey of Eliana Aguilar, a student of the Concrete Industry Management program at California State University – Chico. https://tinyurl.com/y8u75uks
Feraidon Ataie, Ph.D. has recently been named Associate Professor. Dr. Ataie received his bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from Kobul University in Afghanistan and later earned his Master of Science and Ph.D. in civil engineering from Kansas State University. At Kansas State, Dr. Ataie continued his research on concrete materials as a post-doctoral
Numerous Chico CIM Patrons, National Steering Committee members, CIM students, staff and alumni were in attendance on Oct. 9 as we celebrated the official grand opening of our new concrete and materials laboratory in Langdon Engineering Center, Room 120. The lab renovation was made possible with a $700,000 gift from CIM Patrons and a $350,000