Winners of 2016 NCEES Surveying Education Award announced

Ten surveying programs each receive $10,000 cash prize

NCEES is pleased to announce the recipients of the inaugural NCEES Surveying Education Award. This annual award recognizes surveying programs that best reflect the organization’s mission to advance licensure for engineers and surveyors in order to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of the public.

NCEES awarded a $10,000 prize to ten qualifying programs to assist with each program’s continued efforts to promote the importance and value of licensure. The award jury considered criteria such as student outcomes, student involvement, outreach, and recruitment. The award jury met June 23–24, 2016, in Clemson, South Carolina, to select the winners.

The jury selected ten programs to receive awards of $10,000 each:

Ferris State University
College of Engineering Technology
Surveying Engineering program

Michigan Technological University
School of Technology
Surveying Engineering program

Nicholls State University
Department of Applied Sciences
Geomatics program

Oregon Institute of Technology
College of Engineering, Technology, and Management
Geomatics program

Parkland College
Department of Engineering Science and Technologies
Construction Design and Management: Land Surveying program

Southeast Technical Institute
Department of Engineering Technology
Land Surveying Science Technology program

The University of Akron
College of Applied Science and Technology
Surveying and Mapping program

Troy University
College of Arts and Sciences
Surveying and Geomatics Sciences program

University of Florida
School of Forest Resources and Conservation
Geomatics program

University of Maine
College of Engineering
Surveying Engineering Technology program

More information about the 2017 NCEES Surveying Education Award cycle will be posted at when available.