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Florida Tech Announces New Endowment for Civil Engineering Undergraduates


MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Civil Engineering announces a new endowment, the Civil Alumni Recruitment Endowment (CARE). The endowment, which so far totals $29,000, will be used to fund undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships.

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State Grant Funds Florida Tech Hurricane Mitigation Studies


MELBOURNE, FLA. — Jean-Paul Pinelli, professor of civil engineering at Florida Institute of Technology, is refining a model to evaluate the benefit and cost of hurricane mitigation measures being implemented in the state of Florida. To continue this work he has received a $130,000 grant from the state of Florida’s Center of Excellence on Hurricane Mitigation.

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Florida Tech Wins Third Overall at 2009 Civil Engineering Regional Competition


MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Florida Institute of Technology student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Concrete Canoe team has placed third overall at the 2009 ASCE Southeast Student Conference in Nashville, Tenn. The regional contest consisted of 14 civil engineering events, including Steel Bridge, Surveying, and Professional Paper competitions.

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