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Mission Statement

The mission of the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering is to:

  • Provide a high-quality learning environment for students to gain fundamental and specialized engineering knowledge, while they develop skills in critical thinking, communication, learning, and leadership.
  • Create opportunities for students and faculty to conduct basic and applied research that contributes to society by advancing sustainable engineering principles and practices.
  • Provide civil and environmental engineering leadership and service to the state, the profession and society at large.