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From the category archives: Chapter Programs

Chapter Programs

LSU Construction Management Students Gather Real-Life Experience from ABC Young Professionals

Many young leaders in the industry can relate to construction management students who are trying to gain a competitive advantage as they prepare to enter the real world. At the ABC Pelican Chapter, they saw this as an opportunity to connect their young professional group with the ABC Student Chapter atLouisiana State University (LSU) to mentor them in hopes to bring home a win at the 2016 ABC National Construction Management Competition.

About ABC Iowa’s Merit Shop Emerging Leaders Academy

  The ABC Iowa chapter is in its third year of hosting the Merit Shop Emerging Leaders Academy and recently held the group’s graduation for its 22 participants. Ranging from business owners and presidents to managers and foremen, the group meets for four day-long sessions from February through August. This year, the classes focused on self-awareness & emotional intelligence, leadership development, what ABC can do for young professionals, and technology in construction—a few of the main topics identified as important to the members in Iowa. 

Young Professional Member Receives Florida Gulf Coast Chapter Award

  During their annual “Toast the New Year” event on Jan. 8, the ABC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter honored National Young Professional Committee member, David Turcios with their “Member of the Year” award. The award recognizes a member’s outstanding contribution to the advancement of the principles and practices of the merit shop philosophy.

Metro Washington Young Professionals Honored with ABC Rising Star Awards

  Eleven young professionals from the ABC Metro Washington Chapter were honored at the chapter’s Rising Star Awards on Nov. 18 for their participation with ABC, involvement in supporting political advocacy efforts and their commitment to making the industry stronger. At the event, the chapter announced Victor Villavicencio of PCC Construction Components, Inc., as 2014 Rising Star of the Year.

ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter Launches "Generation Next"

  The ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter, located in Hagerstown, Md., recently launched their “Generation Next” young professional program with their first official event on Oct. 22. The event featured speaker Jamie Kline, a board member of the chapter and president of RDC Inc., a local electric company and member of the chapter.