Fayetteville, Ark. — The Terracon Foundation announced a $7,500 University Grant to the University of Arkansas to provide one $3,750 scholarship to each of two deserving students of the College of Engineering pursuing a master’s degree in civil engineering, with an emphasis in soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering.

“Terracon has a strong reputation in the University of Arkansas’ Department of Civil Engineering among faculty and students,” said Mike Homan, P.E., Terracon’s Rogers office manager and senior principal.

“This partnership has been cultivated through Terracon’s University of Arkansas alumni who have stayed involved in the program, as well as enduring relationships with other Terracon team members.”

The College of Engineering is the largest engineering program in Arkansas. U.S. News and World Report’s 2018 rankings positioned the University of Arkansas College of Engineering at number 60 among public research universities in the U.S. The College of Engineering offers graduate and undergraduate degrees in nine engineering fields: biological and agricultural engineering, biomedical engineering, chemical engineering, computer engineering, computer science, civil engineering, electrical engineering, industrial engineering and mechanical engineering, as well as master’s programs in environmental engineering and operations management.

“We’re grateful for Terracon’s support of the graduate program in geotechnical engineering,” said Micah Hale, head of the Department of Civil Engineering. “Their investment will help support two master’s students as they expand the boundaries of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering, which benefits all of Arkansas.”

For more about the University of Arkansas, visit https://www.uark.edu/

For more information about the Terracon Foundation and other organizations it has supported, visitterracon.com/foundation.