MELBOURNE, FLA. — The Florida Institute of Technology Department of Civil Engineering announces a new endowment, the Civil Alumni Recruitment Endowment
(CARE). The endowment, which so far totals $29,000, will be used to fund undergraduate scholarships and graduate fellowships.
“We are grateful for the generous contributions from more than 25 alumni and several faculty members who have made this fund possible,” said Ashok Pandit,
professor and head, Department of Civil Engineering. “Its purpose is to assist in the recruitment and retention of outstanding students in civil
Florida Tech offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in civil engineering. During the 2008-2009 academic year, 146 students were enrolled. Civil
engineering is a professional engineering discipline that deals with the design, construction and maintenance of the physical and naturally built
environment, including works such as bridges, roads, canals, dams and buildings.