Professional and Community Involvement

At LSSE, we strive to contribute in a positive way to both the community and the civil engineering profession. Whether through volunteering, sponsorships or community education, our company and our employees believe in giving back. We realize that our efforts have long-lasting, positive effects on our clients, employees, and communities. Our recent activities are listed below.

Upcoming Events and Conferences
LSSE also supports the following organizations:
  • Allegheny County Parks Foundation
  • Allegheny League of Municipalities
  • Allegheny County and Western Pennsylvania Association of Township Commissioners
  • Beaver County Chamber of Commerce
  • Butler County Community Development Corporation
  • Coraopolis Community Development
  • Local Council of Governments
  • Neville Green
  • Pittsburgh Airport Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Washington County Chamber of Commerce
  • Various community days and municipal events throughout the Pittsburgh area
  • Blind & Vision Rehabilitation Services
  • Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association
  • Penn State Beaver Youth Programs
  • Southwinds, Inc.
  • Veterans of Foreign Wars

Encouraging the Engineering Profession

Pennsylvania State University Endowment (PSU) Engaging Pittsburgh Program

Beginning with the funding of an endowment, LSSE supports initiatives at PSU that include technology transfer, resource allocation, work force development, research and development and pilot testing scientific and technical ideas with the goal of enhancing business development and associated career opportunities. LSSE's endowment was amended to allow support of various programs and initiatives of the Penn State Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, including the "Elements of Sustainable Site Design" seminar.

High School Student Job Shadow Program

LSSE has hosted various local high school students at our Coraopolis office for the purpose of job shadowing LSSE employees.

In the Community

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk

LSSE is a proud sponsor of this year's Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Light the Night Walk on October 5, 2017 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. LSSE has been a sponsor and had a corporate team at the annual walk since 2012. Last year's Team raised $4,500!

Ruffed Grouse Society Covered Bridge Chapter

LSSE has sponsored banquets and other fundraising events that raise money for local habitat improvement. LSSE's Larry W. Souleret, P.E. P.L.S. M.ASCE, was presented with the 2012 Conservation Award for his dedication to woodcock and ruffed grouse habitat improvements.

Beaver Area Heritage Foundation / Beaver County Historical Research and Landmark Foundation

These foundations coordinate French and Indian and Revolutionary War time period re-enactments and lectures that are presented to local area school students studying American History. LSSE's Larry Souleret routinely volunteers his time as a living historian, presenting lectures as a colonial from the time period.

Annual Erie Yacht Club Charity Regatta benefits American Red Cross

LSSE's Dan Gilligan and wife Kathy, volunteered and skippered their sailboat in the 2014 and 2015 Annual Erie Yacht Club Charity Regatta to benefit the American Red Cross of Northwestern PA Local Disaster Relief. The organization provides local disaster relief, disaster prevention, preparedness, and response education to the community, emergency communication to deployed military personnel and health, and safety skills training to the greater Erie community.

Pittsburgh Pipeline 2014 Summer Career Exploration Program

LSSE hosted two groups of local high school students at LSSE's Coraopolis headquarters as part of the Pittsburgh Pipeline Summer Career Exploration Program. The 35 high school students were provided an overview of the engineering profession and then participated in several hands-on activities led by LSSE's Ned Mitrovich and Larry Lennon, Jr.