Category: FIELD TRIPS
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FIELD TRIPS

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 […]

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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 , and a tour of the construction site.  

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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 FTI and their instructors for having us! About the Finishing Trades […]

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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 hazards on a construction site. The training covers a variety of […]

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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 the case of job sites, to observe in action some of […]

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FIELD TRIPS TEAM PROJECTS

ACE at WeWork!

TEAM #1 | 08 February 2017 Mentor Companies: Gensler, Urban Engineers, EwingCole, Blackney Hayes, Brandywine Realty Trust Meeting Description:  Construction bidding activity and tours of 1900 Market Street Atrium and WeWork space on upper floor (students got t-shirts!).

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FIELD TRIPS TEAM PROJECTS

Reaching New Heights!

ACE Team 7 reached new heights as the students and mentors stood on the 54th floor of the Comcast Technology Center, soon to be the tallest building in the Philadelphia skyline, during a site visit on Tuesday, February 7 2017. Students were lead on a guided tour of the active construction site for Comcast Technology […]

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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