Programs and Activities
Colorado Science and Engineering Fair

CSEF Logo - Trademark Colorado State Science and Engineering FairThe Colorado Engineering Council is one of the sponsors of this yearly event that showcases the creative ideas of student across Colorado, in grades six through twelve, related to science and engineering. CEC has two members on the board that help coordinate the judging activities of the event on a yearly basis. Please visit the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair website at for more details.

National Engineers Week

eweek Logo - Copyright National Engineers Week FoundationNational Engineers Week is a national event meant to recognize the impact of engineering on the general society. There are several national initiatives that occur year. You can visit the National Engineers Week website at Our local events in which the Colorado Engineering Council helps co-sponsor for Colorado include our annual recognition and celebration dinner.

National Engineers Week Dinner
This event allows all of Colorado to gather and celebrate Engineering in Colorado. Besides recognizing the Honor and Gold Medal Award winners in Colorado Engineering, we now partner with the Society of Women Engineers Rocky Mountain Section to yearly bestow the Order of the Engineers on new Colorado Members. The event also features a speaker willing to talk about an engineering related topic in terms that all of the family members understand.

President's Night
Held yearly during the month of October, President's night allows the presidents, chairs, and chairpersons of each of the member organization get together and discuss the science and engineering related activities planned for the next twelve months by their society and by the Colorado Engineering Council.
Professional Awards

The Colorado Engineering Council (CEC) needs your help in finding qualified Coloradoans for two of Colorado’s highest Achievement Awards in the Engineering, Science or related professions. 

CEC is authorized to present CERTIFICATE of HONOR AWARDS and a GOLD MEDAL AWARD annually to Colorado citizens in recognition of superior and outstanding achievement, respectively. 

Nominations for these awards MUST be made by a Constituent or Associate Member Organization of CEC, a Council member or the Gold Medal and Honor Awards Committee.

Please e-mail CEC Past President for more details.

Student Awards
After an extensive interviewing process, CEC awards either a Silver Medal or a Certificate of Merit, to outstanding senior students in engineering or engineering technology, based upon the number of ABET accredit degree programs the school offers.

Schools qualified for a Silver Medal for engineering are:

  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Colorado State University
  • United States Air Force Academy
  • University of Colorado at Boulder
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Denver

Schools qualified for a Certificate of Merit for engineering are:

  • Colorado State University – Pueblo
  • Colorado Technical University - Colorado Springs
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs

Schools qualified for a Certificate of Merit for engineering technology are:

  • DeVry University - Westminster
  • Metropolitan State College of Denver

Click Here to see a list of previous winners.

    Last Updated: Monday, October 6, 2008    

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