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Professional and Student Organizations

Professional and Student Organizations

BCS Student Organizations

Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Student Chapter

The Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Student Chapter is a university-affiliated student organization for building construction science, architecture, and engineering majors. This organization is responsible for helping plan and run events for the Building Construction Science Program such as skeet shoots, career fairs, lunch-and-learns, and several other opportunities for students to connect and network with companies. ABC is also responsible for helping promote the ethical standards set forth in being a construction professional. It’s a great way to become involved with your major while in college and have some great opportunities to build relationships with other students and industry professionals.

Email: msu.abc.president@gmail.com

@msu.abc.studentchapter for Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) – Student Chapter

BCS Women’s Forum

The BCS Women’s Forum is an organization of females in the Building Construction Science Program who meet to discuss obstacles faced by women in the construction industry. Students also have the opportunity to network with alumnae and women in the construction industry and be paired up with a female mentor from the construction industry.

BCS Professional Organizations

Associated Builders and Contractors

BCS students operate a student chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors,  a national construction industry trade association representing more than 21,000 members.

Website for Associated Builders and Contractors

Associated General Contractors

The Mississippi State University Building Construction Science student team won third place in the Region II Design Build competition in Peachtree City, Georgia, in spring 2018. The competition is sponsored by the Associated General Contractors.

Website for Associated General Contractors

Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF)

The Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote careers, recruit capable individuals, and train a quality workforce for the construction industry in Mississippi.  In 1996, a coalition of construction associations formed MCEF. Ten major trade associations are represented on MCEF’s board:

  • MS Associated Builders & Contractors
  • MS Associated General Contractors
  • American Subcontractors Association
  • Home Builders Association of MS
  • MS Asphalt Association
  • MS Concrete Industries Association
  • MS Manufacturers Association
  • MS Road Builders Association
  • National Assoc. of Women in Construction
  • Brick Industry Association

MCEF is a proud sponsor of our weeklong iBuild summer construction camp. 

Website for Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF)

Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF)

The Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to promote careers, recruit capable individuals, and train a quality workforce for the construction industry in Mississippi.  In 1996, a coalition of construction associations formed MCEF. Ten major trade associations are represented on MCEF’s board:

  • MS Associated Builders & Contractors
  • MS Associated General Contractors
  • American Subcontractors Association
  • Home Builders Association of MS
  • MS Asphalt Association
  • MS Concrete Industries Association
  • MS Manufacturers Association
  • MS Road Builders Association
  • National Assoc. of Women in Construction
  • Brick Industry Association

MCEF is a proud sponsor of our weeklong iBuild summer construction camp. 

Website for Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF)

National Roofing Contractor’s Alliance (NRCA)

A student team participated in the National Roofing Contractor’s Alliance (NRCA) competition. The alliance's 2019 Construction Management Student Competition was a “hallmark competition that promotes careers in roofing industry management. The competition is designed to challenge students' roofing knowledge, construction management skills, time management, and organizational and presentation skills.”

website for National Roofing Contractor’s Alliance (NRCA)

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