“Our goal is to develop an academic environment between all the CIM universities that standardizes the students' skills upon graduation.” – Rex Cottle, chairman of the CIM National Steering Committee on Education.
The Concrete Industry Management program at Middle Tennessee State University was the first in the nation. It has since expanded to three other schools. Dr. Heather Brown, director of the program at MTSU, is at the far right.
By participating in national competitions such as the American Concrete Institute's bowling ball design contest, students and faculties share learning and teaching experiences. Pictured is the team from Arizona State University, Kendra Warner; Dr. Luke Snell, director of the ASU CIM program, and Jennifer Harris.