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NEWS Online - June 2016

Posted on Thursday, June 2, 2016

 

 

Highlights

Metro Region Membership Meeting and Scholarship Luncheon: May 24. On May 24, the Metro Regionhosted a membership meeting and luncheon at the Union League Club in New York City. Eight engineering students attending New York Metro Region colleges were recognized at this meeting with ACEC New York scholarships. The guest speaker for the event was Veronique "Ronnie" Hakim, President of MTA NYC Transit. Thanks to all the sponsors: Platinum: HAKS, Parsons, Risk Strategies Company, STV Group, and Thornton Tomasetti; Gold: CHA; and Silver: AI Engineers, Inc.

Scholarship students from left to right, starting at top row: Khalil Rouchdy, Manhattan College; Mouhamadou Sy, City College of NY;Marisa Budziszewski, Manhattan College; Brandon Sinclair, Hofstra University; Steven Abendschein, P.E, Scholarship Committee Chair; Eric Katzen, Hofstra University; Eileen Quirk, Manhattan College; Shanique Francis, NY Institute of Technology; Patrick Theodoropoulos, Manhattan College

50th Anniversary Engineering Excellence: Now Accepting Preliminary Entries. The 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards program is now accepting preliminary applications! Each year, over 100 firms submit projects that are judged on a rigorous set of criteria, which includes complexity, innovation and value to society. This year, ACEC New York Engineering Excellence is celebrating its 50th Anniversary, so be sure your project is featured during this incredible milestone event. To submit your entry, fill out the online form. Program guidelines are available to download from our website. A pdf version is also available for your planning purposes (do NOT submit this form; all submissions must be received through the online form). For questions, contact Erica Lavigne at (518) 452-8611 or email erica@acecny.org.

Membership Listing Updates/Committee Request Form Deadline Extended to June 3. As we prepare for our 2016-2017 fiscal year, we are continuing to collect information for our printed directory, as well as confirm the rosters for our 2016-17 committees. All forms and updates to the online membership directory must be received by this Friday, June 3 to be considered for the 2016-17 fiscal year. Emails with detailed instructions were sent to all main contacts; if you need further instructions or your firm did not receive this communication, contact Natasha Burns at natasha@acecny.org or call (518) 452-8611.

ACEC New York Donates $3K Scholarship to ACE Mentor Award Winner. For the past three years, ACEC New York has offered a $3K scholarship through the ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York as part of the ACEC New York Scholarship Fund. This year, the award went to Leann Senat, a senior at Townsend Harris High School, Queens. Leann was part of ACE Mentor Team #22, which included participants from member firms AKF Group and Thornton Tomasetti. View a list of all ACEC New York member firms that participated in the ACE Mentor program. For more information on the ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York, visit their website.

Advertising in the 2016-17 ACEC New York Printed Directory Still Available. Ad space is still available for reservation in the 2016-17 ACEC New York printed directory, which will be produced and released in the summer of 2016. This directory is distributed not only to members but also to state, city and local government leaders. There are several advertising opportunities available, including space on the directory covers, tabbed pages, and an "enhanced" directory listing. Ad space is first come, first serve - many limited ads have already been claimed. To reserve your space today, complete the sponsorship form and return to Gina Potfora at gina@acecny.org. Deadline for reserving space and submitting art is June 17, 2016.

Register for Access to Website Members Only. Registration is now available to access the Members Only section of the website. All employees of member firms are eligible to access these pages, which include presentations from ACEC New York and related events, governance documents, and minutes from board and committee meetings. To register for access, complete the online form. Approval will be granted by staff once membership is verified. Note: if you are the main contact for your firm or branch, your email is already in the system as a login tied to your firm's directory profile. You do NOT need an additional login if you already have this access.

 

Continuing Education

ACEC New York PDH Webinars

Call for Submissions! ACEC New York is looking for both technical and business programs to present as webinars. PDH webinars should be about one hour and should be technical in nature. Presenters earn 3 PDHs per 1-hour class the first time they present. Business webinars should also be about 1 hour and should provide information relevant to our membership. Contact Erica Lavigne at erica@acecny.org.
 

ACEC New York in the News

May 3, 2016ACEC New York Awards Scholarships to 23 New York Engineering Students,” New York Real Estate Journal.
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