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Student Activities and Opportunities

SIUE Construction Students have a long history of involvement with extracurricular activities. Students from SIUE regularly participate in competitions that take place throughout the United States. The competitions are rigorous and require students to use all of their education and training. The Department encourages all of its students to get involved with extracurricular activities as these provide many opportunities for networking with construction professionals.

Student Competitions

Sigma Lambda Chi Honor Society

Constructor's Club

Student Achievement

  • 2013 Outstanding Senior - Bryon Graminski
  • 2013 Outstanding Junior - Tony Probst
  • 2012 Outstanding Junior - Phillip Leatherman
  • 2012 Outstanding Senior - Kerry Lorts
  • 2012 Holland Scholarship - Bryon Graminski
  • 2012 Zoelzer Scholarship - Blake Kreutzberg and Ashley Timmerman
  • 2012 Sherrill Family Scholarship - Josh Saunders
  • 2012 Margaretha Klein Ott Scholarship - Megan Banks
  • 2012 CFMA Scholarship - David Baalman
  • 2011 SIBA Safety Scholarship - Jonathan Carter
  • 2011 Concrete Council Scholarship - Cordt Hicke
  • 2011 IAPA Scholarship - Kenny Flood
  • 2011 Outstanding Junior - Kaitlin Schmittling
  • 2011 Outstanding Senior - Clinton Murphy
  • 2011 Holland Scholarship - Clinton Murphy
  • 2011 Zoelzer Scholarship - Kaitlin Schmittling and Ashlee Oceguera
  • 2010 SIBA Safety Scholarship - Casie Byerley
  • 2010 Concrete Council Scholarship - Jacob Gamble

Opportunities After Graduation

Approximately forty students graduate per year and continue in the construction industry as general contractors, specialty contractors, owners and owners representatives, suppliers, etc. In 2011, 35 students graduated and began careers as:

General Contractor

Specialty Contractor

Owner/Supplier/Continuing Education

57% (20)

26% (9)

17% (6)

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