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The 2018 Brackets are SET!

We are so excited to announce that the tournament brackets are set and we have 40 teams competing on February 15! Below is a breakdown of all of the teams and their initial competitors.. Full Brackets can be found HERE! A SPECIAL THANK YOU to all of the teams that have registered with us! Proceeds from our Giant […]


Scholarship Opportunities for ACE Students

Did you know that in 2017 the sales for Pennsylvania lottery tickets were over $4 billion?  Obviously, people love the idea of winning money!  Although your odds for hitting the Powerball jackpot are pretty slim (roughly 1 in 259 million), the odds are significantly better for the students who apply for an ACE scholarship!  This year, […]


Team Spotlight: Team #3

Steve Cromity (Daltile, ACE Advisory Council Member) and Eric Huefner (Langan Engineering), leaders of team #3, have been doing an amazing job keeping their team engaged and actively working on a variety of A/C/E related lessons. In one of their first sessions, students built 3D shapes out of marshmallows & toothpicks as well as paper […]


Meet Jason Jiang

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 […]


MLK Day of Service 2018!

COMMUNITY BUILD PROJECT! On Monday, January 15, 2018, from 9:00am – 3:00 pm, partners General Building Contractors Association (GBCA) and ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA will bring professionals from Clemens Construction Company and the ACE volunteer network of students and mentors together for a Martin Luther King Day service project designed to enhance the local community spaces in advance of […]

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2018 ACE T-Shirt Design Contest!

Keep ACE Mentor Program students engaged throughout the holiday break by encouraging them to participate in a design contest – a t-shirt design contest! Students are encouraged to incorporate the ACE Mentor Program logo into a design which will cover the front of an adult sized t-shirt.  Last year’s winning design was featured on the […]


Mentor Spotlight – Team #13

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 […]


Giant Jenga Returns!

Tower Above the Competition! Test your steady hand and sense of balance by playing Giant Jenga with your friends in the design and construction industry.  Giant Jenga is just like the tabletop game only super-sized! Once again this year, the tallest tower winner gets bragging rights and the winner of the tournament will have the […]


Mentor Workshop Recap!

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 […]


Welcome Aboard Melissa!

“I’m always open to communicate with anyone who wants to share input. I want to do all I can to support ACE mentors and students.” With a degree in elementary education from Cabrini College and years spent as a classroom teacher and an education consultant, Melissa offers varied experiences to shape her fresh perspective and […]

The ACE Mentor Program of Eastern PA

Founded in 2000, the ACE Mentor Program of Eastern Pennsylvania gives students from local high schools an exciting opportunity to learn more about potential careers in architecture, engineering and construction!

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