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AGC Supports OSU Industry Liaison Position

Associated General Contractors funds position The Associated General Contractors Oregon-Columbia Chapter recently committed to fully support an “AGC Industry Liaison” position in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering (CCE), held by Lauren Farmen. Farmen joined the school in 2013 and … Continue reading

Nearly $9M Awarded 24 CTE Grants to 140 Oregon Schools

Major investment in career technical education will expand hands-on learning to 140 schools Oregon Department of Education Announcement – January 7 In a major expansion of career readiness investment, 140 Oregon middle schools and high schools – serving more than … Continue reading

OR-OSHA Educates Young Workers

Humor and song raise awareness about hazards From singing restaurant workers to a quirky teacher passionate about lifting techniques, Oregon OSHA has created four videos to educate young workers about common workplace hazards. The videos can be found on Oregon … Continue reading

Enjoy Great Education and Speakers at the Convention

Join us at the 2013 Summer Convention, presented by Anchor Insurance & Surety, Inc. We have an all-star lineup of speakers, who will inform and inspire you to be a better leader, advocate, and member of the community and industry. … Continue reading

Understanding the Impacts of the Affordable Care Act

Join us for the informative session Health Care Reform & Employer Strategies on June 6 James L. Watson, director of sales at Regence, will present an overview of the impacts of health care reform for employers in both small and … Continue reading

Summer Convention registration is now open!

Get ready to make a splash! The AGC Summer Convention, presented by Anchor Insurance & Surety, Inc.will be at Salishan Spa and Golf Resort on August 8–10. Registration is open. Sign up today and save. Early bird rates are available … Continue reading

OSU CEM Officers Lead Winter Wonderings Event with Kids

OSU AGC Student Chapter Officers planned and executed two, 90 minute hands-on workshops for 30 5th and 6th grade T.A.G. students, as a part of as a part of OSU Winter Wonderings on March 2.  The officers assisted the students … Continue reading

Prevailing Wage Seminar: The What, Who, and Why of It – March 21

The class is now full! A new class has been scheduled for April 23. AGC is hosting a free prevailing wage seminar March 21 from 9 am–12 pm at the AGC Center in Wilsonville. This seminar aims to teach contractors … Continue reading

Lauren Farmen New OSU CCE Outreach Coordinator

We are excited to introduce Lauren Farmen, the new outreach and industry relations coordinator for the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University. Lauren hit the ground running in January, attending the OSU student competition in Reno … Continue reading

OSU Moves Forward On New Engineering Building

At his January 31st State of the University address delivered in Portland (full text here), OSU President Ed Ray announced that the University has raised funds to construct a new engineering building. This building will be named for Pete and … Continue reading