“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

In May 2019, SE University welcomed Roger LaBoube, PhD, PE, from Missouri University of Science and Technology, to present Built-Up Member Design (Cold-Formed Steel).  Roger designated the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (https://www.lls.org/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Roger shared: “On June 7, 2003, our daughter Jennifer married Russ. The wedding was […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: James Mirabal, P.E. Endowed Scholarship at the University of Texas at Austin

In March 2019, SE University welcomed Geoff Blumber and Ravi Ozarker, PE, P.Eng.,  from Hexagon PPM, to present Avoiding Vibration Issues in Your Structure.  Geoff designated the James Mirabal, P.E. Endowed Scholarship in Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin (https://endowments.giving.utexas.edu/james-mirabal-p-e-endowed-scholarship-in-civil-architectural-and-environmental-engineering/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Geoff […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: David and Maxine Fowler Endowed Excellence Fund at the University of Texas at Austin

In February 2019, SE University welcomed back Matthew Rechtien, PE, Esq., Senior Assistant City Attorney with the City of Ann Arbor, to present Engineering Ethics Update and Miscellany. In 2017 and 2018, he designated the David and Maxine Fowler Endowed Excellence Fund at the University of Texas at Austin (http://www.caee.utexas.edu/alumni/gift/opportunites) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month, […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: The Alzheimer’s Association

In January 2019, SE University welcomed Brad Fletcher, SE, from Atlas Tube, to present HSS Truss Connections: The Ts, Ks, and Ys of It All.  Brad designated the Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Brad shared that he chose this organization because “My Dad had Alzheimer’s and my mom had dementia so I […]

Happy Holidays from SE University

  Happy Holidays from SE University! It’s the holiday season, and we would like to take this opportunity to share information about our SEU Speaker Inspires program. This program began in 2015 as a way to “pay it forward”, enabling SE University speakers to designate a charity/organization of their choice for SE Solutions to make […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Providence General Foundation

In December 2018, SE University welcomed John Hooper, PE, SE, from Magnusson Klemencic Associates, to present Updates to the Seismic Provisions in ASCE 7-16. John designated the Providence General Foundation in Everett, Washington (https://washington.providence.org/donate/providence-general-foundation) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. John shared that he chose this organization because “It’s a healthcare-related foundation […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: SEI Futures Fund

In November 2018, SE University welcomed Don Scott, SE, from PCS Structural Solutions, to present ASCE 7-16 Wind Provisions – Changes Affecting the Design Provisions.  Don  designated the SEI Futures Fund (https://www.ascefoundation.org/ways-to-give/sei-futures-fund/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Don chose this organization because, “The resources of this fund are used to promote […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: ASCE, ACI, PCI, and CRSI Foundations

In September 2018, SE University welcomed Donald Meinheit, PhD, PE, SE, from Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates, Inc., to present Anchors: Design Examples and Qualification/Certification/Inspection. Don has chosen to split his donation between the foundations for ASCE (https://www.ascefoundation.org/), ACI (https://www.acifoundation.org/), PCI (http://pci-foundation.org/), and CRSI (http://crsi-foundation.org/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Don shared why he chose […]

“SEU Speaker Inspires” Organization of the Month: Pheasant Branch Conservancy

In October 2018, SE University welcomed back Janel Miller, from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, to present Improving Clarity, Coherence, and Conciseness in Technical Writing.  Janel  designated the Pheasant Branch Conservancy (http://www.pheasantbranch.org/) for the SEU Speaker Inspires donation of the month. Janel shared why she chose this organization, “The Pheasant Branch Conservancy in Middleton, […]