CEE Alumni Dinner


Due to concerns about large gatherings possibly contributing to the spread of COVID-19 (novel coronavirus), we have decided to cancel the 2020 Alumni Dinner. It will be rescheduled in 2021. This page will be updated as soon as new information becomes available. Please contact Keely Ashman, kashman@illinois.edu, with any questions. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For updates from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign about how this rapidly changing situation is affecting the university community, please visit covid19.illinois.edu.



Join the Civil and Environmental Alumni Association (CEEAA) for an evening of reminiscing, dining and networking with fellow alumni and current Illinois faculty and students. The largest CEE at Illinois alumni gathering of the year, the evening also includes an update by the department Head and CEEAA awards.


March 12, 2020

4:30 p.m. Cocktail Reception
6:00 p.m. Dinner
6:45 p.m. CEE Department Update, Albert J. Valocchi
7:00 p.m. Award Presentations


Union League Club
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604

For directions, parking information and additional details about the Union League Club, please visit their website.

Please wear business attire. The cost is $75, and $65 for first-time alumni attendees.

The cost for students is $20. The itinerary for students can be found here.

Registration closes Thursday, March 5, 2020. 

Refunds/Cancellations: The last day to cancel your registration to the CEE Alumni Dinner with a full refund is Friday, February 28, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Any cancellations after February 28 or no-show to the event will not receive a refund.

CEE Distinguished Alumnus Award Winners

  • Paul Kovacs

  • Nancy Love

  • Bill Nugent

  • Kevin Shafer

CEE Young Alumnus Achievement Award Winners

  • Xiang Liu

(See award winners bios and photos here.)





Ardmore Roderick
Blinderman Construction
Greeley and Hansen
Hanson Professional Services
Milhouse Engineering & Construction
Mott MacDonald
Christopher B. Burke Engineering
Clark Dietz
Geo Services
Rubino Engineering
BLA, Inc.
Carollo Engineers
Ciorba Group
Crawford, Murphy & Tilly
Donohue & Associates
Duane Morris
Gannett Fleming
Ingenii, LLC
Kenrich Group
McHugh Construction
Patrick Engineering
RME, Inc.
STV, Inc.
TY Lin International
Vedder Price PC
Wight and Company
Bowman Consulting 
Fehr Graham
Gary S. Baker 
Haley & Aldrich, Inc.
Hampton Lenzini and Renwick
James K. Klein
Keller North America
Lin Engineering
Matt J. Pregmon
O'Brien & Associates
Orion Engineers, LLC
Ricondo & Associates


Contact Information:

Keely Ashman
University of Illinois
CEE Department
Room 1117 Newmark Lab
205 N. Mathews Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-6454