At AGC's 2024 annual convention, the AGC Education and Research Foundation bestowed the honor of the 2024 Outstanding Educator upon Dr. Dean Papajohn from the University of Arizona.

The legacy of James L. Allhands, a pioneer in the construction industry and a founding member of the Associated General Contractors (AGC), continues to inspire and shape the future of construction education through the James L. Allhands Essay Competition. Established in his honor, this esteemed competition aims to recognize outstanding student essays that contribute to the advancement of technological, educational, or vocational expertise in the construction industry.

Are you a student or professional passionate about technical skills and seeking support to kickstart your career in construction? The AGC Education and Research Foundation is here to empower your journey with our Workforce Development Scholarship. Here's your chance to seize a $1,000 (renewable for two years) scholarship towards your education in accredited technical schools or craft training programs.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is proud to announce the establishment of the Bowen Prize for Great Builders. Established by Robert “Bob” Bowen, this new $1M endowed Prize was announced during last month’s CCC Gala to benefit the AGC Education and Research Foundation during the Annual AGC Convention in San Diego.

The Roger Williams University is working on two research studies designed to gather information about the current cognizance of vocational education among professionals and students and the other is designed to gather information about the current perceptions of project managers and superintendents based on industry professionals.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is committed to the growth, development, and encouragement of field research initiatives to enhance the education of construction management students. In support of this vision, the AGC Foundation commissions case studies that will provide today's construction management students the tools to build the industry's future. Cases written by faculty-contractor teams are based on actual experience and provide students with the opportunity to work through issues in a classroom setting.

For over five decades, Board of Certified Safety Professionals (BCSP) has been at the forefront of promoting excellence in safety practices. Through rigorous certification processes, the organization has ensured that safety practitioners meet and maintain high standards in their technical competency. The impact of BCSP-certified professionals can be witnessed in the improved safety practices across various sectors, highlighting the organization's commitment to creating a safer work environment.
The Consulting Constructors' Council (CCC) is proud to announce the upcoming California Dreamin' Gala, Tuesday March 19, 2024 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina held in conjunction with the AGC of America annual Convention. It will be a night filled with inspiration, camaraderie, and a commitment to shaping the future of construction education—benefitting the AGC Education & Research Foundation.

Help Us Generate a Comprehensive Outlook for 2024 by Taking the Survey Each year around this time, AGC asks you – our members – to predict what next year will be like for your business. AGC has partnered with Sage to prepare questions that focus on expectations for market performance, hiring, labor market conditions, etc. Please take a moment to complete the survey here. AGC of America will use the survey results to help make the case with elected and appointed officials in support of key member priorities. The more people who complete the survey by Thursday, December 7, the more effective the results will be in supporting our work on your behalf.

The AGC Education and Research Foundation is proud to announce that this year's CLC Scholarship was given to Jacob Bess, a senior in the Construction Management program at the University of Washington. Jacob's dedication to his studies and his active involvement in various industry-related organizations are a testament to his commitment to excellence.