This summer, four outstanding students from Portland’s ACE Mentor Program recently spent a week at the University of Colorado Denver, where they joined peers from other Western states at a regional ACE Summer Camp.
Two Portland after-school mentoring programs that encourage student interest in construction and design-related careers recently got a big dose of national attention, courtesy of the widely read Education Week.
The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon this week awarded $80,000 in college scholarships to 16 Portland-area seniors interested in pursuing careers in architecture, construction management and engineering.
At the recent PWA Expo Breakfast, three high school students with wildly different career plans shared what sparked their interest during recent PWA Career Days and other career-learning opportunities in the high-growth sectors of design, construction and technology.
Four standout students from the ACE Mentor Program of Oregon honed their college-and-career aspirations this summer at the University of Colorado, where they joined peers from other Western states at a regional ACE Summer Camp.