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MENTORS

Hello ACE Community! We hope this email finds you well and in good spirits… Although we are not all together sharing breakfast or shaking hands with old colleagues, there is A LOT to celebrate in Greater Philadelphia! With the support of our volunteer mentors, partner firms, school partners, and individual and corporate financial sponsors, we were able to...

 “I love that this program is able to help students get a glimpse into the A/C/E industries and assist with their decisions around post-secondary education.  I can only hope my role in their success has been to keep the spark going for what they dream to be.” Choosing Timothy Stringfellow as 2019’s Outstanding Mentor of the...

Breanna Sheeler came to the ACE Mentor Program in her senior year of high school.  This normally would not be all that unusual except that the program was not offered at Boyertown Area Senior High, the school she attended. Through Boyertown’s Technology Student Association (TSA), part of the District’s STEM program, Sheeler was able to work...

ACE Greater Philadelphia is proud to welcome a new team to their affiliate!  The Camden, NJ Team, led by Erica Anderson-Blaylock (City Invincible) and Ron Kerins (Greyhawk, ACE Board Vice-Chairman), formed when Kerins spearheaded the expansion effort of ACE Greater Philadelphia into New Jersey and brought City Invincible on board.  Dedicated mentors from Oracle, Synergy Environmental, and Mitsubishi...

ACE Mentor of Greater Philadelphia is fortunate to have a selection of alumni who have returned to share their experiences and knowledge with current students.  Team 15 is lucky enough to have two.  Jennifer Yun (JKRP Architects) and Ajin Fatima (City of Philadelphia, Streets Department) both jumped at the opportunity to join JKRP’s all-female ACE...

Jason Jiang graduated from Philadelphia University (now Jefferson) in May 2017 with a Bachelor of Architecture and a minor degree in visualization and multimedia. Before PhilaU, Jason attended Northeast High School in Philadelphia where the ACE Mentor Program shifted and shaped his career path. Early in his senior year, Jason approached his high school counselor for...

The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA is off to a great start! Team 13, led by Michelle Sloan and Jessica Mangin (both of KSS Architects) began meeting in November and jumped right into an activity in their first session.  The mentors (who also included Beth Emig, Caitlin Feroce, and Illa Labroo all also from...

ACE Mentors recently gathered at JKRP Architects where they built geometric shapes with marshmallows and stacked red plastic cups.  Some also got fingerprinted!  Were they attending the most raucous party of the year?  Nope.  The mentors were learning about Project Based Learning and how they can use the brand new Curriculum Kit to engage and enlighten...

After graduating from the Rochester Institute of Technology in 2009, Eric started as a junior engineer at Urban Engineers in Buffalo then moved to Philly in 2011 to begin working for Langan Engineering & Environmental Services. As a site/civil (or land development) engineer, Eric works on the site and infrastructure that surrounds and supports a building....