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June 16, 2014 | Save the Date for EWB-USA's 2014 National Conference!
What does "engineer change" mean to you? Invest your time in the EWB-USA 2014 National Conference from Oct. 31-Nov. 2, 2014 in Reston, Virginia, to draw the blueprints to engineer change for a lifetime. Learn how to apply your unique skill set to community-driven development projects worldwide at this weekend of mission-centered training,... [read more]
June 9, 2014 | Apply Now for Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference Scholarship
Engineers Without Borders USA is offering 7 registration scholarships valued at $1,500 for EWB-USA members to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference being held November 10-12, 2014 in Reston, VA. The conference provides high quality leadership training to young professionals who are currently in a management... [read more]
May 1, 2014 | Scholarship Application for Design Global, Engineer Local Now Open
Engineers Without Borders USA, in collaboration with Black & Veatch's Building a World of Difference Foundation, is offering $750 scholarships for more than 30 qualified EWB-USA student members to attend the Global Leadership Program: Design Global, Engineer Local. This one-week course in Panama City, Panama will be held Oct. 5-11.... [read more]
April 22, 2014 | Introducing the NEW Engineers Without Borders USA Blog
We're excited to officially kick off EWB-USA's NEW blog! Now it is easier than ever to get the inside scoop on what's going on at EWB-USA. On the blog, you will be hearing from people from all parts of the organization -- from staff to volunteers to board members! Sign up for email updates and follow EWB-USA on Facebook... [read more]
April 9, 2014 | EWB-USA Awards $311,000+ through Spring 2014 Project Grants Program
We are pleased to announce that more than $311,000 was awarded via 68 grants in the spring cycle of EWB-USA's Project Grants Program. Fifty-four percent of the grant applications reviewed received funding. These grants will be used to support EWB-USA's ongoing work in developing communities around the world. Projects that were funded this cycle range from a clean water project in Hanga, Tanzania (supported... [read more]
March 18, 2014 | Register Now for Design Global, Engineer Local!
It's time to take your education beyond borders! This fall, jump on a plane to Ciudad de Panama (Panama City), Panama, and join Engineers Without Borders USA, the American Society of Civil Engineers and the University of Colorado Boulder for the Global Leadership Program: Design Global, Engineer Local, a one-week course held Oct. 5-11, 2014. Why Panama?... [read more]
February 20, 2014 | EWB-USA Launches Domestic Program Initiative with ASCE and AWWA
In celebration of National Engineers Week, Engineers Without Borders USA, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today the launch of a new program to help tackle a serious and growing challenge in the United States: small, underserved communities unable to afford the experts needed to meet basic infrastructure needs. The Community Engineering... [read more]
February 20, 2014 | EWB-USA Announces 2014 Premier Project Award Winners
The EWB-USA premier projects are chosen annually based on the community projects they have worked on over the past year. The award recognizes excellence in EWB-USA projects and highlights projects that deliver high quality, sustainable solutions to help meet the basic needs of partnering communities abroad. We're excited to announce that this year's winners of the 2014 EWB-USA Premier Project Awards... [read more]
February 19, 2014 | Meet the 2014 Premier Chapter Award Winners!
The EWB-USA Premier Chapter Awards recognize outstanding EWB-USA student and professional chapters that meet the ideals of a successful EWB-USA chapter. These ideals include excellence in organization, fundraising and public relations, engagement in mentor/mentee relationship and chapter and regional participation. We're excited to announce that the EWB-USA Northeastern University Chapter and the EWB-USA... [read more]
February 18, 2014 | EWB-USA Announces 2014 Premier Member Award Winners
Each year, EWB-USA recognizes individual members who go above and beyond to serve their chapters and their communities. Read about the 2014 winners of the EWB-USA Peter J. Bosscher Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Leader and the EWB-USA Founders Award below. EWB-USA Peter J. Bosscher Faculty Advisor Award for Outstanding Leadership Elizabeth "Libby" Jones; EWB-USA University of... [read more]