National organization honors Kearney as a New Face of Civil Engineering

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – Jennifer Kearney, senior in civil engineering, was named one of 10 national American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) New Faces of Civil Engineering-College Edition.

The annual recognition honors students who demonstrate strong analytical skills, practical ingenuity, creativity, good communication skills, business and management knowledge, leadership, high ethical standards, professionalism and flexibility.

Kearney is now eligible for selection as ASCE’s national representative in the New Faces of Engineering program, sponsored by DiscoverE. The winner will receive a $500 cash scholarship.

Kearney was cited for her work with Penn State’s student chapters of the ASCE, Bridges to Prosperity, Engineers Without Borders-USA, the Society of Women Engineers, the American Concrete Institute, the American Institute of Steel Construction, Tau Beta Pi and Chi Epsilon. She also serves as logistics and funding officer for Penn State’s Steel Bridge team.

"I am honored,” Kearney said. "I truly love ASCE and all of the ways I have been able to participate in civil engineering activities while at Penn State.”

The entire list of New Faces is available at http://bit.ly/18k6lyM.

Last Updated April 13, 2015