Category: Construction Management


  • David Letterman Communication and Media Building now has two LEED certifications!

    In November, Ball State University celebrated the second “green” certification of the David Letterman Communication and Media Building. The CAP students involved made up the first collegiate team in Indiana to certify that an existing building meets the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards of the U.S. Green Building Council. The university recognized […]

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  • Glick Center for Glass receives Silver LEED certification

    Janet Fick and students, with support from co-instructor Jim Jones, certified a second campus building — the Glick Center for Glass — through the USGBC’s LEED Lab initiative and received a Silver certification! This is only the 12th building in the world certified through this initiative and Ball State has two buildings here on campus. […]

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  • Ball State Places Top Three in Green Energy Challenge

    A team of Ball State construction management students took third place in the Green Energy Challenge competition this fall. The team submitted a video presentation of their work and fielded judge’s questions through Zoom to land the third-place overall ranking – the first time Ball State has placed in the top three. The competition, sponsored by […]

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  • First Recipient of the F.A. Wilhelm Scholarship

    A few years ago, the Construction Management Program at Ball State University created the F.A. Wilhelm Scholarship, which was developed specifically to help underrepresented populations in the construction industry. It is now fully endowed and we are awarding the very first scholarship to incoming freshman and CM major Shane Gupton. I was very excited to […]

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  • Construction Students Win at ASC Competition

    Construction Management students had a big year with five teams competing in the Associated Schools of Construction (ASC) Regional Competition. This is the first time we fielded five groups at this competition. During the course of the event students won two 2nd place victories and a 3rd place! The ASC competition does an excellent job in providing an […]

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  • Photo of students competing in MCAA competition.

    Students Earn Top Four for the MCAA Competition

    The MCAA students in construction management qualified as one of the final four teams to compete at the national Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) convention in Hawaii. Sherif Attallah associate professor and mentor of the student team in construction management founded the student chapter shortly after he came to Ball State and took over the […]

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