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Department of Construction Management


construction worker on siteThe Department of Construction Management resides in the Lyles College of Engineering at California State University, Fresno.

Our department is interdisciplinary and committed to educating the future professionals in the construction industry. These professionals, who are known as constructors, will execute architectural designs, apply engineering principles, manage project resources, and represent suppliers and manufacturers in the construction industry.

Our Mission

Develop character, construct leaders, sustain learning.

Our Vision

Build prominent engaged leaders in the regional, national, and international construction industries.

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News and Events


The "Fresno Bee" published an article about our past alumni and veteran David E. Leue.


newspaper article about veterans


(03-2014) This student-made video documents the exciting experience at the Annual Associate Schools of Construction Student Competition.

"Get on a team. Get involved. Get connected."

(Video made by Anthony Davidson)

(01-2014) LEED Workshop: The Department of Construction Management is offering a 6-hour LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Workshop on Feb 25th and 26th (6:00pm - 9:00pm) at room IT160 (refreshments will be provided). Please check out the workshop and registration detailshere.  Registration deadline is Friday, Feb 21. 

(06-2013) Check out the great service-learning projects our students participated in during Spring, 2013.


The Lyles College of Engineering Department of Construction Management cordially invites you to our 25th Annual Spring Banquet on Friday, March 15, 2013. For more information or rsvp information, please contact Ms. Robin McNeil in the CM office: (phone: 559-278-6056)

Spring Banquet Flyer


Reno Bus ride

Congratulations to the students and faculty in our department for the success of the student teams in Associated Schools of Construction Annual Student Competition held in Reno from Feb 6-9. This annual competition attracts about 1200 students from 41 universities and about 600 industry professionals across the country.

This year, the LCOE Department of CM's Heavy Civil team placed first and the LEED team placed second in their respective categories. This is quite an accomplishment, especially since these students competed against teams from universities such as  Arizona State, Boise State, University of Southern California, Brigham Young University, CSU-Chico, CSU-Sacramento, Cal. Poly (SLO), Colorado State, University of Florida, University of New Mexico, University of Washington, Virginia Tech, and Weber State. Furthermore, two of our students were among the alternate teams who were placed first (Ms. Hosanna Kessler) in the alternate category and closest bid in the alternate competition (Mr. Denver Edwards).

The LCOE CM teams was mentored by our  faculty and several industry coaches and mentors. The Heavy Civil Team mentors were from Tiechert and Lyles Construction Group, and the LEED coach was from Day Masonry. 

Our students also participated in other categories such as Commercial, Design Build and Pre-Construction. Harris Construction, Ardent, Durham Construction, Kasco Fab also provided mentors.

Fresno State Heavy Civil Team


 Photo Above: Fresno State Heavy Civil Team (1st Place)

Fresno State LEED Team Photo Above: Fresno State LEED Team (2nd Place)

(12-2012) Check out the wonderful service-learning work our students did in Fall, 2012.



(09-2011) LEED Workshop: The Department of Construction Management is offering a 6-hour LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Workshop on Nov 2nd & 3rd (6:00pm - 9:00pm) at room IT160. Please check out the workshop and registration details here. Registration deadline is Oct. 28, 2011.

(09-2011) Open Position: The Department of Construction Management at California State University, Fresno invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position (Vacancy #11732). The deadline for full consideration is December 9, 2011. Please read the full announcement here.

(09-2011) The AGC of CA Construction Education Foundation awarded a $2,300 grant to the CSU Fresno AGC Student Chapter. The CSU Fresno AGC Student Chapter is housed in S.I.C. ( Student in Construction).

(09-2011) The AGC local chapter donated $2,000 to the Department of Construction Management for its annual fall event Hog's Breath on Sat, Nov 5, 2011.

(09-2011) Student Whitney K. Fargen received a $1,000 scholarship from AGC.

(08-2011) The President's Council of Service and Civic Participation awarded the Department of Construction Management  at Fresno State "the President's Volunteer Service Award".

(06-2011) The Jan and Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service Learning recognized the Department of Construction Management at Fresno State and its Eco-Village project as "an exemplary community engagement and service-learning initiative".

(05-2011) The University Hope presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the Department of Construction Management at Fresno State for "demonstration of leadership, discipline and teamwork".

(04-2011) HandsOn Central California recognized the Department of Construction Management at Fresno State as "2011 Hands Across the Valley Outstanding Volunteer".