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  • USACE Galveston District earns 3 Silver Anvils

    GALVESTON, Texas (June 5, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District won two prestigious Silver Anvil awards and one Award of Excellence from the Public Relations Society of America. The Silver Anvil, which recognizes outstanding achievement in strategic public relations planning and implementation, was presented during the Silver Anvil Awards Ceremony last night in New York City.
  • USACE Galveston District earns Communitas Award

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 12, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District earned a Communitas Award in the Making a Difference Category for its Corps in the Classroom: Building Tomorrow's Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Community Relations Program – an aggressive community outreach and social media campaign to spark students’ interest in STEM subjects, help counter stereotypes and increase participation of underrepresented groups in STEM careers.
  • Irigoyen named “Communicator of the Year” for STEM Program efforts

    GALVESTON, Texas (May 1, 2013) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Eduardo Irigoyen, construction manager in the USACE Galveston District, was recognized as the USACE Ronald J. Ruffennach Communicator of the Year. The award recognizes a member of the USACE outside of the public affairs career field for his/her outstanding contributions in communicating the USACE missions and programs.
  • USACE Galveston District hosts LSU students

    GALVESTON, Texas (Feb. 22, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District’s Regional Environmental Specialist Janelle Stokes couldn’t have been more pleased when she learned she would be presenting an overview of the district’s beneficial use program to a group of visiting Louisiana State University students who are just as interested in dirt as she is, and on their way to becoming the next leaders in the field of landscape architecture.
  • What is the Corps in the Classroom Program?

    Corps in the Classroom provides students the opportunity to interact one-on-one with USACE Galveston District employees in a variety of STEM fields to ask questions about their professions, receive encouragement to pursue STEM-related careers and have the chance to meet women and minority professionals working in STEM occupations.
  • USACE Galveston District Public Affairs Office earns Army’s top community relations award

    GALVESTON, Texas (March 15, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District captured the Department of the Army’s top public affairs honor, winning first place in the community relations program category of the 2011 Maj. Gen. Keith L. Ware Public Affairs and Communications Competition.