Construction Management

Student Clubs & Organizations


Associated General Contractors Student Chapter (AGC)

Logo Associate General Contractors Student Chapter (AGC)

The AGC is an association of general engineering, building, and specialty contractors focused on making the construction industry the best in the nation. Resources are committed to workforce development, continuing education, future organization leadership, lobbying, and charitable giving. The AGC prides itself to maintain the motto: Skill, Responsibility, and Integrity. 

The student chapters' mission is to provide its members' resources and opportunities for industry relationships, professional development, community service, and club camaraderie. Students regularly attend State Conferences and National Conventions among field trips to jobsites. 

The student chapter has been recognized statewide and nationally on several occasions: 

  • 2018- 1st Place AGC of California Constructor Award for Community Service
  • 2018- Advisor Awarded AGC National Education and Research Foundation Outstanding Educator
  • 2017- 2nd Place National Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2017- 1st Place California Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2016- 3rd Place National Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2015- 1st Place National Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2013- Advisor awarded AGC National Education and Research Foundation Outstanding Educator
  • 2012- 1st Place National Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2012- AGC of California Community Service Challenge recipient for Rebuild Joplin Blitz Build Project
  • 2011- 3rd Place National Outstanding Student Chapter
  • 2010- 1st Place National Outstanding Student Chapter

AGC Officers

  • President - Humberto Cortez
  • Executive Vice President - Colten Hansen
  • Vice President - Daniel Hannah
  • Secretary - Amanda Klunis
  • Treasurer - Royce Helmig
  • Events - James Giordano
  • Events - Logan Potter

Faculty Advisor


DBIA Student Chapter

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The Design-Build Institute of America, DBIA, student club focuses on educating student members on Design-Build practices as applied in the construction industry. Students are able to see Design-Build practices in action through touring actual Design-Build project jobsites. Furthermore, student members are encouraged to give back to the local community through volunteering to assist in building local projects. 

For those members who exhibit a serious commitment and interest in the DBIA industry, there is the opportunity to attend the DBIA National Conference. This is the largest Design-Build conference in the country and allows students to learn about how Design-Build is being applied throughout the construction industry as well as network with industry professionals.  

DBIA Officers

  • President - Margarita Hernandez
  • Vice President - Andree Barraza
  • Treasurer - Emmanuel Salas
  • Secretary - Hiram Castillo
  • Executive Assistant - Shawn Riahi

Faculty Advisor


MCAA Student Chapter

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The student chapter is dedicated to increasing the education and opportunities to students interested in the mechanical construction industry. The club is active in attending the Great Futures Forum in the fall, the MCAA Annual Convention in the spring, competing in the National Student Competition, organizing training and Jobsite visits, and industry networking events. 

The student chapter has been recognized statewide and nationally on several occasions: 

  • 2019 - Chapter of Excellence Grant Recipient
  • 2014 - Chapter of Excellence Grant Recipient
  • 2012 - Emerging Chapter Grant Recipient

MCAA Officers

  • President - Alec Dominguez
  • Vice President - Wyatt Hattich 
  • Treasurer - Max Wulf
  • Secretary - Ryan Smith

Faculty Advisor

Marie Patterson, mepatterson@csuchico.edu


Chico State Women in Construction Club (CSWIC)

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The student chapter is dedicated to promoting the advancement of women who are interested in pursuing careers within the construction industry. The club is active in NAWIC and WiOPS events and conferences, Jobsite visits, education, networking, and outreach events. 

CSWIC Officers

  • President - Sealy McAdams
  • Vice President - Julia Pelizzari
  • Secretary - Michaela Dunne
  • Treasurer - Diana Gonzalez

Faculty Advisors

Marie Patterson, mepatterson@csuchico.edu and Jaime Cochran, jcochran@csuchico.edu 


 IOTA IV Chapter of Sigma Lambda Chi - Honor Society

Logo IOTA IV Chapter of Sigma Lambda Chi - Honor Society

The fundamental purpose of Sigma Lambda Chi is to recognize outstanding students in the field of construction.

Membership in the society is an honor and is based upon scholarship, leadership, and character, regardless of gender, race, color or creed.

Criteria to Become a Member

Students shall have an overall grade point average of 3.1 or better, have completed the equivalent of two academic years of study towards their degree, and have studied at the present institution for the preceding six months.

IOTA Officers

  • President - Hannah Brownell
  • Vice President - Susan Horner
  • Treasurer - Francesco Cazzato

Faculty Advisor

Chris Souder, csouder@csuchico.edu