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COMPETITION

ACE Students Compete in Pennoni Competition!

On April 19th, The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia hosted a Design Challenge involving three high schools; Charter High School for Architecture and Design (CHAD), G. W. Carver High School for Engineering and Science (ACE Mentor Program Competition Team), and Henderson High School...

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FIELD TRIPS

East Norriton Gets SMART

The East Norriton team had the opportunity to visit the GSK SMART Lab Projects on April 6th. Bob Loiseau of Arcadis (Mentor), has coordinated with the project team in order to provide insight to the SMART Lab concept, the overall design of the project ,...

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FIELD TRIPS

UPenn’s ACE Team Visits FTI!

The last class for the UPenn ACE Team was a huge success!  The students had a great time building store front frames and setting glass.  They also had an opportunity test their welding skills on the virtual welding machines.  Very cool stuff!!!  Special thanks to...

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FIELD TRIPS

OSHA 10 on Spring Break!

OSHA 10: General Construction Outreach Safety Training Students and mentors from Philadelphia County took part in a 2-day Saftey Training workshop in order to receove their OSHA-10 Certification! This course is intended to provide entry level construction workers general awareness on recognizing and preventing...

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FIELD TRIPS

East Norriton Takes a Trip!

The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. (ACE) helps mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. Tours of workplaces and construction projects are a valuable and engaging way for students to experience work life indirectly and, in...

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ACE ALUMNI

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT | KIRSTEN WILDE

For Kirsten Wilde, EIT, the right career choice has become the highly specialized field of geostructural engineering. As an employee in the West Chester, Pa., office of Schnabel Engineering, Kirsten participates on teams designing earth retention structures and excavation support systems. The role brings...

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AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Mentor of the Month | Michael Clark

Michael Clark is a Civil Engineer with Stantec Consulting. He has been working in Philadelphia for the past 5 years doing Site/Civil work and working on projects for the Philadelphia Water Department’s Green Streets Program. As a high school student, Michael’s father introduced him...

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BUILDING FUTURES

It’s ALL About the Journey!

Last week, the All-Female team welcomed a special guest speaker – Anne Papageorge, Vice President of the University of Pennsylvania, Facilities & Real Estate Services. Anne’s presentation discussed her personal career path, from college to her current position at UPenn.  She talked about some of...

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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