Civil Engineering Institute to Hold Annual Meeting

Posted: January 30, 2006 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

George Mason’s Civil Engineering Institute (CEI) is hosting its annual awards luncheon and meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 31, in the Johnson Center Dewberry Hall on the Fairfax Campus. Lt. Gen. Carl A. Strock, commander and chief of engineers, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is the keynote speaker.

Lt. Gen. Strock will also be awarded CEI’s Engineering Excellence and Leadership Award.

A native of Georgia, Strock grew up in an Army family. He enlisted in the Army and received his commission as an infantry second lieutenant following graduation from Officer Candidate School in 1972. He holds a bachelor of science degree in civil engineering from VMI and a master’s degree in civil engineering from Mississippi State University. He is a registered professional engineer.

The Civil Engineering Institute is a nonprofit corporation that assists the civil engineering program of George Mason University. It provides scholarships, summer paid internships, course support and advice on engineering practice with support from local industry, community institutions and agencies.

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