JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The Terracon Foundation recently awarded a university grant in the amount of $2,500 to the University of North Florida (UNF) in support of the UNF College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction (CCEC). The Terracon Foundation university grant supports graduate-level scholarships, fellowships, purchase of equipment, and similar programs in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, based on employee recommendations.
UNF CCEC provides its students with the highest quality education and professional experiences, to achieve excellence in its teaching, scholarship and service, and to continually enhance its programs through interactions with professional constituents in the community.
Kristophor Linster, EI, LEED AP AB+C, CEI, RRO, from Terracon’s Jacksonville office and UNF alum, championed the grant. Mark Tumeo, Ph.D., J.D., P.E. “ dean of the UNF College of Computing, Engineering, and Construction
“We are very excited about the grant and we are very honored to have received it,” said Dr. Tumeo. “I want to thank Terracon for all the work they did to make it happen. It is very important to us. We are growing our geotechnical and geological engineering activities and this will be a foundation to bring in some of the best students.”
The Terracon Foundation was established in 2008 and expanded considerably last year to provide a broader range of grant opportunities. The Terracon Foundation also provides national partner grants, community grants, and employee dependent scholarships.
Terracon is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with more than 3,000 employees providing environmental, facilities, geotechnical, and materials services from more than 140 offices in 40 states nationwide. Terracon currently ranks 38th on Engineering News-Record’s List of Top 500 Design Firms. For additional information about Terracon, please visit www.terracon.com.