Out of the most recent class of graduates, 100 percent passed the American Concrete Institute Grade I Field Technician Certification. One student had a perfect score, even beating his JBU professor's score!
Four graduating seniors were recruited by Turner Construction in Dallas; one by Kiewit Building in Colorado and the rest with regional commercial contractors.
JBU students have a 70 percent pass rate on the National Constructor Certification Exam — well above the national pass rate of 49 percent. One student was in the 99th percentile, just seven questions short of having the top score in the nation.
TEXO Associated Schools of Construction Competition
JBU Construction Management students brought home several awards from the Associated Schools of Construction Student Competition.
The team placed first against 10 other teams in the Commercial Building category and second against seven other teams in the Heavy Civil category.
Senior Logan Willard won the Best Presenter award in the Heavy Civil category.
World Vision Disaster Shelter Competition
JBU hosted the third annual shelter design competition to build a transitional shelter for potential refugees living in camps along the Syrian borders of Lebanon, Turkey and Jordan.
Engineering, construction management and architecture students from several colleges and universities competed. The JBU team of Jon Smith, David Carlson, Rick Campbell and Nathan Greathouse took home first place.
Check out the Competition Site