Florida International University Wins ABC Student Chapter Construction Management Competition

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) today announced the winners of its 12th annual Student Chapter Construction Management Competition during the 2012 ABC EdCon and Expo, April 24-27 in San Antonio. Teams of students from 25 colleges and universities across the nation competed for more than $6,000 in cash and prizes, as well as the coveted “Construction Management Champions” title.

“This competition gives the nation’s top construction management students a glimpse into the real world of construction, as well as an opportunity to showcase their talents,” said 2012 ABC National Chairman Eric G. Regelin, president of Granix, LLC, Ellicott City, Md.

Students went head to head in three areas: project management/scheduling, estimating and safety. Awards were given in each area, along with an overall award for the highest total points.

2012 Student Chapter Construction Management Competition Winners:

Construction Management Champions (team with highest overall points)

  • First Place: Florida International University
  • Second Place: Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Third Place: University of Florida
  • Fourth Place: California State University, Long Beach
  • Fifth Place: University of Northern Iowa

Estimating

  • First Place: University of Cincinnati
  • Second Place: California State University, Long Beach
  • Third Place: University of Northern Iowa

Project Management

  • First Place: Auburn University
  • Second Place: Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Third Place: Clemson University

Safety

  • First Place: University of Northern Iowa
  • Second Place: Florida International University
  • Third Place: Pennsylvania College of Technology

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