Start: 2010-03-02 21:42:29
End: 2012-03-05 21:43:01
The City College of New York has announced that a scholarship in honor of James L. Lammie, former Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Parsons Brinckerhoff Inc. (PB), has been endowed by Richard Ravitch, the Lieutenant Governor of New York. Parsons Brinckerhoff is a global planning, engineering and program and construction management organization. Mr. Ravitch served as a member of PB’s Board of Directors for 15 years before resigning upon being appointed Lieutenant Governor in July. The James L. Lammie Leadership Scholarship at The City College will be given annually, beginning in 2010, to a civil engineering student in The Grove School of Engineering who exemplifies outstanding scholastic and leadership potential in the field of civil engineering and public infrastructure support. “Of all the people I’ve k n! own and worked with during a long career in business and government, Jim Lammie stands out as an extraordinary leader,” said Mr. Ravitch. “My hope is that this scholarship will give a City College student the opportunity to emulate Jim’s achievements and integrity.” Mr. Lammie retired as Chairman of Parsons Brinckerhoff in October, 2009. He was on the Board of Directors for 20 years, serving as Chairman in 2008-2009.