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Summer 2019 ACE GNY Alumni Networking Event

On August 20, 2019 the ACE Mentor Program of Greater NY hosted the summer 2019 ACE GNY Alumni Networking Event! Attendees reconnected over their shared ACE experiences, as well as expanded their network of ACE GNY Alum.

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ACE Ball 2019

Last Tuesday’s ACE Ball was a two-fold celebration–the dedication of our incredible mentors, and the 25th “birthday” of ACE, which was founded here in New York City. On this evening, we celebrated our mentors and acknowledged their impact on our students. The guidance and mentorship they provide teach students valuable skills of teamwork, presentation, and problem solving, and are a significant reason why our students come back every year and why many of them join…

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Meet the 2019 ACE GNY Mentor of The Year 

Jeffrey Messinger is the 2019 ACE GNY Mentor of the year.     Jeffrey Messinger, PE, LEED AP BD+C is a Senior Associate and Project Manager/Mechanical Engineer/Industrial Designer at STV Incorporated. He is the Team Leader for Team 11 and has been involved with ACE for 16 years.     His peers recognize his attentiveness to students and commitment to making sure each and every voice is heard. He is a team player that encourages and supports fellow mentors with…

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ACE GNY Completes Another Successful Season

The ACE Mentor Program of Greater NY completed its 2018-19 mentoring season in June 2019 with the culmination of team final presentations. This year, the free after-school program had 49 mentoring teams of students exploring careers in architecture, construction, and engineering.

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ACE GNY Preparing for College Architecture Panel

The Preparing for College Architecture Panel was held on June 11, 2019 at the ACE Greater NY office in Midtown Manhattan. Panelists were guided through a moderated discussion by ACE Alumni and current Team Leader, Nadene Taylor (Beyer Blinder Belle). Students learned about the basics and expectations of Architecture school, including the vocabulary and tools needed to succeed.

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ACE GNY Preparing for College Engineering Panel

The Preparing for College Engineering Panel was held on June 12, 2019 at the ACE Greater NY office in Midtown Manhattan. Panelists were guided through a moderated discussion by current Team Leader and Mentor Committee Chair, Virginia Demske (Cerami & Associates). Students learned about the basics and expectations of several undergraduate engineering programs, including Mechanical and Civil Engineering at universities throughout Greater New York.     The panelists on the Engineering Panel: Shequana Courtney (Incoming…

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Meet the 2018 ACE GNY Mentor of the Year

Marshall was selected by his peers as “ACE GNY Mentor of the Year”; Marshall has been mentoring with ACE GNY for 12 years and is the Team Leader for Team 10. A scholarship in Marshall’s name will be awarded to a deserving student at our Scholarship Luncheon in May 2019.

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About ACE Greater NY

Founded in 1994 by a group of leading architects, contractors and engineers in New York City, the program has served over 65,000 students nationwide and over 13,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 9,000 students and 3,600 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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