Construction Management news and events

News and events

Thank You and Welcome to our Newest Generation Next Supporters!

We would like to welcome and thank our newest Generation Next Sponsors:
Gold Sponsorship: Holder Construction
Silver Sponsorship: McCarthy Building Companies, Barnard Construction, The Weitz Company, and Henkels & McCoy.
Our program thrives on our industry support and we look forward to working with you in the years to come!

2014 Demolition Banquet

We would like to thank all the Industry Supporters who attended our 2014 Annual Graduation Banquet and Demolition Banquet! A special thank you goes our keynote speaker, Ron Wilson, and JE Dunn for winning the Supporter of the Year Award. We wish the spring 2014 class luck as they enter the ever growing construction industry!

NAU Steel Sculpture Completed

Last Spring, the NAU CM program completed the construction of the Steel Sculpture! This structural steel tree will be used as a teaching tool to help student visualize the various constructions of steel. We would like to thank Schuff Steel, CEMEX, and Warner's Nursery and Landscaping for donating time, materials, and support during the construction process!

Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Recipients

Congratulations to Sean Begay (Construction Management and Civil Engineering major) and Mary Begay (Mechanical Engineering major) for receiving the Eisenhower Fellowship. Both students will be completing their proposed research project for the 2014-2015 academic year under the supervision of Dr. Jun Ho. Both students have been received a $10,000 award and will be presenting their research at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board in Washington, D.C.

CM Scholarship Recipients

Congratulations to the Construction Management student scholarship recipients for the 2014-2015 school year!

Ben C. Griggs & American Subcontractors Association Scholarship

Natalie Bouley

Chuck Orr Construction Management Scholarship

Callie Johns

Construction Management Departmental Scholarship

Elizabeth Garcia-Turjillo

Kitchell Native American Scholarship

Cody Slim
Jerson Hosteen

Scott W. McFarland Memorial Scholarship

Callie Johns

Retail Construction Association Scholarship

Shawn Falleur

Valley of the Sun Chapter CMFA

Aubrey Mollett

Kinney Construction Services Award

Shawn Falleur

The Beavers Heavy Construction Scholarship

Jerson Hosteen

Association of General Contractor (AGC) Scholarship

Emily Benjamin
Natalie Bouley
David Wilson
Sierra Holloway (CE)

American Quarter Horse Foundation Scholarship

Steven Blum

CM program welcomes new faculty


Rob Bruner joined us as a lecturer last Fall and has been been permanently hired onto our staff as an assistant professor of practice. Rob has specialized in the management of both building and civil Construction Manager at Risk (CMAR) and Design Build projects.  These include the NAU W.A. Franke College of Business, the High Country Conference Center, multiple pedestrian walkway reconfigurations, and campus beautification projects including the Historic NAU North Quad. Read more on our Faculty and Staff page.

NAU CM program announces Dwight D. Eisenhower MIHE Transportation Fellowship Program

The Dwight D. Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) provides funding for NAU American Native students and Hispanic students in the pursuit of a Degree (Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate) in transportation related fields at NAU.  Applications due April 1, 2013. Click here for details

Now Accepting Applications for the 2014 Women's Construction Leadership Seminar!

The Annual Women's Construction Leadership Seminar is accepting applications! This event will take place at Kiewit's Corporation Headquarters in Omaha, Nebraska on November 6th-8th.
The applications are available at  The application deadline in August 31st, 2014.  Please see the attached flyer for more details.