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Posts are written by current ACE GNY students, ACE GNY Alumni, mentors, partners, and board members. To inquire about writing a blog for ACE GNY, email GreaterNY@acementor.org.

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College Series – Muhammad on College of Staten Island

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair. College of Staten Island will not be present at the far, but students are encouraged to look into this…

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College Series – Helna on Syracuse University

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair.  Syracuse University  My name is Helna Zhen and I am a current 5th year thesis student in Syracuse University’s…

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College Series – Janine on Manhattan College

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair.  Manhattan College Manhattan College is a small school located in Riverdale, NY. It contains five schools for undergraduate degrees:…

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College Series – Raihana on NYU Tandon

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair.  NYU Tandon School of Engineering I am currently a third-year Mechanical Engineering student at NYU Tandon. I chose Tandon…

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College Series – Labiba on CCNY Architecture

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair.  City College of NY – Spitzer School of Architecture  Ever since I was in middle school I knew I…

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College Series – Sandra on CCNY Engineering

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair.  City College of NY – Grove School of Engineering My name is Sandra Youssef and I am a senior…

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College Series – Angel on Cornell University

Beginning in 2021, the ACE GNY Ambassador Program tasks ACE GNY Alumni  at popular architecture and engineering colleges with being a resource on campus for new students. Leading up to our College Fair on 10/19, Ambassadors have written up blog posts about their colleges for prospective students to read through before meeting colleges at the fair. Although Cornell will not be featured at the ACE GNY College Fair, we strong recommend students look into this…

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Susan Shimanovsky – Interning at Skanska USA Building

August 12, 2021 I never thought my first internship would be at one of the largest project development and construction groups in the world, let alone working on a $4 billion project. My summer as an Engineer Intern in Project Management with Skanska USA Building was one of the most rewarding and eye-opening experiences that taught me more about the industry and the relationship between architecture, construction, and engineering. On my first day, I wondered…

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Meet the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of The Year

We are pleased to announce Jonah Schatz, AIA, NCARB Architect at ZGF Architects as the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of the Year!    Jonah is a mentor on Team 7 and has been mentoring for three years. Jonah is being recognized for his positive attitude, attentiveness to students and diligence.   His fellow mentors say that “he always brings a positive atmosphere in our ACE sessions.” Jonah “cultivates relationships with the mentee, pushing for not just service-level understanding but in-depth understanding.”   We are thrilled to recognize Jonah as the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of the Year. His…

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ACE BALL 2021

This year’s virtual ACE Ball was a unique celebration recognizing the successes of this past season. We had a wonderful time celebrating and recognizing the dedication and commitment of our mentors and their impact on our students.     We announced the 2021 ACE GNY Mentor of the year, Jonah Schatz of ZGF Architects, celebrated Benjamin Miller’s (of Gilbane Building Company) ENR Mentor of The Year award, enjoyed ACE themed trivia, had a raffle drawing and enjoyed drink making in…

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Founded in 1994 by a group of leading architects, contractors and engineers in New York City, the program has served more than 77,000 students nationwide and over 14,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 13,000 students and 4,100 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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