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Foundation board member Gene Colin dies of natural causes

Gene J. Colin (May 14, 1941 – June 6, 2017) From the Executive Director When referring to the milestones of the Foundation over the 37 years since its inception, Gene made sure we got it right. Gene walked the talk … Read More

Foundation co-founder Bob Landau dies at 93

A legend and true gentleman, Education Foundation remembers the “L” in GLY Construction Robert Lehman Landau (March 3, 1924 – April 18, 2017) Bob Landau, co-founder of GLY Construction, was instrumental in the creation of the AGC of Washington Education … Read More

Posted by Adrienne Woods on May 17, 2017 | Categories: General and News. Tags: AGC of Washington, Bob Landau, GLY Construction, Legacy Society, and Robert L. and Betty L. Landau Endowment Fund.

King County Construction Career Day 2016

Educating and inspiring the next generation toward construction careers This October, more than 500 high-school students and educators spent a day learning about the multiple construction-career pathways available to them in a practical, engaging format. More than ever before, King … Read More

2016: In Memoriam

As 2016 came to a close, we remembered two beloved friends and supporters of the AGC Education Foundation: Clarice Bocek and Allan Morgan. Clarice Bocek was a familiar face to the entire AGC community and longtime advocate of the Foundation. … Read More

Posted by Adrienne Woods on | Categories: General and News. Tags: AGC of Washington, Allan Morgan, CESCL, Clarice Bocek, Don Bocek, and Donald and Clarice Bocek Scholarship.

NEW: Foreman Training Program (FTP)

Program completes full circle of leadership development training The building industry in Washington state continues to flourish with the increased demand for individuals in the workforce. The rapid increase of people being promoted to new leadership roles within their companies … Read More

Posted by Adrienne Woods on | Categories: General and News. Tags: Construction Leadership Series, Foreman Training Program (FTP), Korsmo Construction, PMDP, and STP.

Two new programs launching in 2017

Creating more pathways to construction careers The crane count is high, companies are busy, and the construction outlook is promising. This is all great news; yet, the anticipated shortage of construction workers continues to be a widespread challenge. The growing … Read More

DJC: Foundation tailors leadership program to changing industry

Industry is shifting from autocratic management style to being more collaborative With the Seattle crane count at a record high, the busy construction market needs workers more than ever. Finding skilled labor is one problem, but developing quality and experienced … Read More

VIDEO: Construction Career Day gets local news coverage

In collaboration with the AGC of Washington, the Foundation welcomed more than 500 students to the seventh-annual King County Construction Career Day at Magnuson Park on October 6, 2016. Seventeen high schools across King County participated in the hands-on event … Read More

Foundation names new president, members to board

The AGC Education Foundation Board of Trustees welcomes Rick Workman, senior project manager of Lease Crutcher Lewis WA, as its new president to the board of trustees. Former president Elaine Ervin, partner at Moss Adams LLP, will move to the … Read More

Posted by Adrienne Woods on August 9, 2016 | Categories: General. Tags: AGC of Washington, Ferguson Construction, and Gene Colin Two-Year Scholarship Fund.

2016-2017 scholarship winners announced

The AGC Education Foundation is pleased to announce its 2016-2017 scholarship recipients: University of Washington:             Logan Chun, Seattle, WA Griffin Collins, University Place, WA Brydon Eakins, Seattle, WA Jarrett Ermels, Seattle, WA Michael Feaster, Granite Falls, WA Baxter Hagan, Kenmore, … Read More

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