2015 Construction Adventure Camp wows kids once again

The AGC Education Foundation recently completed its 2015 Construction Adventure Camp with students getting plenty of hands-on science technology engineering and math experience. Photo: Students from the Seattle Nativity School enjoy hands-on construction experience as they build their toolchests...
Posted on: 08/07/2015

Students go hands-on at 2014 Construction Career Day

Hundreds of students from area high schools once again converged on Seattles Magnuson Park on October 9 to get up-close and personal and even hands-on with a wide range of construction trades. Students tried their hand at activities such as laying mortar on brick survey map reading and running a ...
Posted on: 10/13/2014

Stillwell, Lange named to Foundation Board

The AGC Education Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes Mark Stillwell (L in photo) of Foushée & Associates Inc. and Ron Lange (R in photo) of Parker Smith & Feek Inc. as new members of the board. Additionally Kurt Boyd will continue his service through a renewed affiliation with Valley...
Posted on: 06/20/2014

AGC Education Foundation announces 15 scholarship winners

The AGC Education Foundation of Seattle has announced its 2014-2015 scholarship recipients!University of Washington• Lee “Colton” Cox Duvall WA: Chester H. & Elizabeth N. Johnson Memorial Scholarship• Sergio Ortega Edmonds WA: William and Jean Scott Building Construction Scholarship• Nick San...
Posted on: 06/20/2014

AGC EF announces inaugural lean certification graduates

Congratulations to the first graduating class of the AGC Education Foundation’s new Lean Construction Certification Program (LCCP)! Thirteen students completed all six modules of the program which taught participants new lean techniques and approaches that reduce costs reduce schedules improve ...
Posted on: 01/07/2014

AGCEF Helps Students Transition from College to Work

The AGC Education Foundation is helping students from our state universities transition from their education into the industry.  AGCEF sponsored and designed a mentorship program that allows construction-management students from CWU UW and WSU to network with former scholarship recipients donor...
Posted on: 12/02/2013

2013 Construction Career Day Wows the Crowd

Over 900 students from 23 King County-area high schools attended the 2013 Construction Career Day event held at Magnuson Park in northeast Seattle on Oct. 2 and 3. This marked the event’s sixth year again with major support from AGC of Washington the AGC of Washington Education Foundation and Was...
Posted on: 10/07/2013

AGC Education Foundation: A Celebration of Generosity

On September 12 the AGC Education Foundation hosted “A Celebration of Generosity.” Donors and recipients were connected and provided with the opportunity to learn about the varied programs at the AGC EF. It was an event dedicated to the past and present industry leadership scholarship and grant r...
Posted on: 09/24/2013

STP Series Revised to Meet Students' Needs

AGCs Supervisory Training Program known popularly as STP is a nationally recognized training standard that for many years has been the professional development resource of choice for construction supervisors and managers Now area contractors can improve the supervisory skills of their personnel ...
Posted on: 08/07/2012

McGowan, Workman Named to Foundation Posts

The AGC Education Foundation welcomes John McGowan Abbott Construction President as a new Board member and Rick Workman Senior Project Manager for Lease Crutcher Lewis Special Projects Division as a new Executive Committee member. McGowan began his construction career with Strand Incorporated of...
Posted on: 08/06/2012

From High School to College to Construction: William Managan's Journey

Hes only a junior at Wazzu but William Managan already has AGC written all over him. William is one of 11 construction management students recently awarded scholarships by the AGC Education Foundation. What makes Williams story a little bit different is that he got his career inspiration from a...
Posted on: 06/18/2012

AGC Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients

AGC Education Foundation announces its 2012-2013 scholarship recipients and offers a special thanks to its Scholarship Selection Committee: Chair: Art Solbakken Solbakken CompanyDan Barrett Sellen ConstructionDelton Bonds Mountain States ConstructionShanna Dennis Sellen ConstructionPat McGarry M...
Posted on: 06/15/2012

Allan Osberg Honored by AGC Education Foundation

Allan Osberg with his wife Inger and daughter Kimberly Osberg Lippman (photo by Sarah Teague). As the AGC Education Foundation continues to celebrate its thirtieth year a special dinner gala was held on October 28 to celebrate both those who were pioneers in establishing the foundation and tho...
Posted on: 11/02/2010

Did You Know? AGC Education Foundation Will Come to You!

The AGC Education Foundation offers classes that can be tailored to meet the specific needs of companies. Upon request many of these classes can be taught at any location designated by the company whether an office or jobsite. In August Sellen Construction selected the foundation to provide OSH...
Posted on: 11/02/2010

Access to Experience: Advice from Panel of Experts

Access to Experience: Panel of Speakers and FLF AttendeesAt the AGC Education Foundation and AGC’s Future Leadership Forum’s recent event Access to Experience three panelists answered questions that ranged from their views on higher education to tips on what to remember when economic times are to...
Posted on: 10/04/2010

Local Students Receive National Scholarships

Congratulations to seven college students (six from UW one from WSU) who were recently presented scholarships from the AGC of America Education and Research Foundation! Of those listed below Alex Christopher and Mario are also AGC of Washington Education Foundation scholarship recipients. Nathani...
Posted on: 08/10/2010

Generous Contractors Boost Foundation Funding Despite Economic Challenges

Elaine Ervin Moss Adams J.R. Lunsford JKT Development Inc. By Elaine Ervin President AGC Education Foundation and J.R. Lunsford Immediate Past President In 1980 a group of thoughtful contractors created a means to focus the generous nature of those in the industry on th...
Posted on: 06/29/2010

AGC of Washington Education Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Eleven young people – from CWU UW and WSU – were selected as recipients of scholarships by the AGC Education Foundation. For the complete list click Scholarship Winners.
Posted on: 05/25/2010

Call for Nominations: Distinguished Service Award

The AGC of Washington Education Foundation has created this award to acknowledge outstanding contributions by an individual to the Education Foundation. The deadline is May 28 so take a moment to nominate a deserving candidate today! Click Distinguished Service Award for more info.
Posted on: 05/25/2010