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ENGINEERING Tag

Team #5 has been working reading construction documents! They had a list of questions that could be answered by finding the information within the drawings set.  For this particular activity they had a civil engineering plan set of 8 sheets and about 40 different questions.  The students were then asked to answer the questions and circle the location on the...

ACE Mentor Program Named CREW Philadelphia 2016 Philanthropic Partner Organizations initiate Building Futures | Women in Design and Construction Pipeline Project [Philadelphia, Pa.]  The Eastern Pennsylvania Affiliate chapter of the national ACE Mentor Program has been named the CREW Philadelphia 2016 Philanthropic Partner. Through the partnership, ACE will be the beneficiary of $20,000 in CREW monetary donations...

We just received an update from the Hunting Park Community Garden! The planters that were built are being put to GREAT use and we can't be more excited that our efforts were able to impact this community in such a positive way...

The ACE Mentor Program is open to any high school student who has the curiosity and drive to learn about a career in design and construction — from contracting and engineering to architecture and landscaping. As a participant, you’ll join a team of other students led by adult mentors who are practicing industry professionals.  ACE isn’t...

The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania and Turner Construction Company recently held a unique learning session for Cheltenham High School participants, treating students to a hands-on demonstration of masonry wall construction.  Representatives from masonry contractor D. M. Sabia & Co. were kind enough to lend their time to teach and demonstrate the construction of...

Last but not least - The Philadelphia County Teams show their work at their Final Presentation held at the School District Building in Center City. This year we has the pleasure of hosting a total of (11) teams and can not be more excited about the work that was generated. Below is a quick outline of...

The Suburban program wrapped up their year with an amazing final presentation held at Souderton High School. Presentations were made by Souderton HS (led by Christopher Sipes), Pottsgrove HS (led by Marie Wright), Spring-Ford HS (led by Ken Seiler) and East Norriton (led by Jen Pilgrim) Pictured above are students from the Souderton Team who gave...

Stumped when asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” The Architecture, Construction and Engineering (ACE) Mentor program provides an answer for high school students interested in entering the design trades. Each year from November through May, high school students work with local architects, engineers and construction managers. During this time, they reimagine the...

American Graduate Day is a live, seven-hour multi-platform broadcast that leverages the power and reach of public media to focus on organizations and individuals keeping kids on the path to graduation. This year's event took place Saturday, October 3 at Lincoln Center in New York City. American Graduate Day centers around the critical themes of: career readiness...

How did 19 High School Students Design a 60-Floor, Mixed-Use Tower in Center City, Philly? And how was it one of the “Most Innovative Hands-on Projects,” as recognized by the White House’s US2020 STEM Mentoring Awards Program? Certainly, support from the students’ personal lives, accessibility through the ACE Mentor Program, and seven A/E/C professionals dedicating their free time...