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  • Local Builders Pledge Scholarship Endowment
    March 31 - Mike Biggerstaff and Kevin Bond of Sunbelt Construction LLC in San Angelo have gifted $2,500 to Angelo State University to begin a scholarship endowment for ASU’s civil engineering program in the David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering.

  • Engineering Students in Concrete Bowling Ball Challenge
    March 22 - A group of Angelo State University civil engineering students took third place in the Concrete Bowling Ball Challenge at the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Texas Section’s Texas-Mexico Regional Student Symposium earlier this month in El Paso.

  • Engineering Prof Wins Research Publication Award
    March 8 - Dr. Joel Alejandro (Alex) Mejia of the Angelo State University civil engineering faculty has been chosen to receive the 2016 William Elgin Wickenden Award by the American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) for having the best research paper published in the ASEE’s Journal of Engineering Education during the 2016 volume year.

  • Engineering Prof Wins NSF Grant
    January 26 - Dr. Joel Alejandro (Alex) Mejia of the Angelo State University civil engineering faculty is one of four co-recipients of a $184,672 grant from the National Science Foundation to establish and host a national conference to promote literacy learning in all levels of engineering education, with a focus on under-represented population groups.

  • The Changing Face of Campus
    December 9 - For the first time since the Plaza Verde residence hall was completed in the fall of 2011, new construction is happening on the Angelo State campus.

  • Construction Begins on New Engineering Labs
    August 30 - Construction of the building that will house the Hunter Strain Engineering Laboratories is underway at Angelo State University on the east side of campus.

  • Engineering Dept. Named for David L. Hirschfeld
    May 20 - Angelo State University announced that at its May 20 meeting, the Texas Tech University System Board of Regents approved the re-naming of ASU’s Department of Civil Engineering as the “David L. Hirschfeld Department of Engineering.”

  • Engineering Prof Published in Research Journal
    May 4 - Dr. Joel Alejandro “Alex” Mejia of Angelo State University’s civil engineering faculty recently co-authored two articles, a research article and a guest editorial, published in the April quarterly issue of the Journal of Engineering Education.

  • ASU Adds New Engineering Faculty
    December 11 - The Angelo State University Department of Civil Engineering has announced the addition of Dr. Joel Alejandro (Alex) Mejia as its second faculty member, and he will join department chair Dr. William Kitch for the upcoming 2016 spring semester.

  • First Class of ASU Engineering Students
    December 9 - ASU’s inaugural class of engineering and pre-engineering majors numbered over 50 for the fall 2015 semester.