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AGCA Foundation Workforce Development Scholarship Deadline: 6/1

The AGC of America Education and Research Foundation offers Workforce Development Scholarships to students enrolled in accredited technical schools or craft training programs in any discipline of construction. This is not the AGC scholarship for students in four-year degree programs. … Continue reading

OP-ED: Construction’s next generation making connections at OSU

Across the United States, a reality of our education system is that 50 percent of high school students go to college, but only half of those students earn a degree. But the graduation rate for students in the Construction Engineering … Continue reading

Young Employees: Tell Us About Workplace Safety

Are you a worker in Oregon 18–25 years old? If so, the Oregon Young Employee Safety Coalition wants to hear from you! Take this short 16 question survey by March 31 for a chance to win one of four $25 … Continue reading

Union Contractor Mbrs: Glimpse the Future Through Technology

Construction Technology Workshop Union Contractor Members Only: This presentation will introduce attendees to the fast-paced work of construction technology. The architect/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry has traditionally been a lagger when it comes to adopting new technology, but with advancements in mobile … Continue reading

Summer Convention Call for Presentations Close on Friday

AGC Summer Convention Presented by SAIF Corporation August 10–12, 2017 Call for Presentations for the 2017 Summer Convention are open! AGC Oregon-Columbia Chapter is now accepting proposals for a limited number of educational sessions that will be offered at the … Continue reading

Join us for our ABM Safety Awards Lunch Keynote

  Safety Awards Lunch Keynote Presented by SAIF Corporation 12:15–2 pm The Hard Part…Maintaining Legal Compliance and a Safety Culture All At the Same Time Even if the Trump Administration doesn’t pass many new laws, plenty of new federal requirements will … Continue reading

Help Send Oregon State CEM Students to Reno

Greetings, Friends of OSU CEM! The Oregon State University Construction Engineering Management Program is currently seeking sponsorships for this year’s Associated Schools of Construction “Reno” Student Competition. Please let Lauren Farman-Schnoor know if you are interested in being a polo, … Continue reading

The Industry’s VOTE Matters!

A Message from AGC’s Executive Director Oregon voters begin receiving their ballots this week… The 2016 election cycle has been unlike any other. From House and Senate races to statewide races and initiative referrals, we are being inundated with television … Continue reading

AGCA Undergrad/Graduate Scholarship Deadline Approaching

AGC Education and Research Foundation Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Deadline Approaching Deadline to apply is November 1, 2016. Each year the AGC Education and Research Foundation offers undergraduate and graduate level scholarships to students enrolled in ABET or ACCE accredited … Continue reading

GOSH Conference Call for Nominations

Governor’s Occupational Safety and Health Conference March 6–9, 2017 Oregon Convention Center Award Categories Workplace Safety Program Association Safety Committee Safety and Health Advocate (Individual or Team) Safety and Health Professional (Industry Specific) Nominate Today Nomination Deadline October 23, 2016 … Continue reading