Stebbins Career Tech students rebuilding a home
By Allyson B. Crawford, DBJ Contributor.
Through a partnership with the city of Riverside, seniors are working on rebuilding a home on Hazelton Avenue. The city purchased the land and set aside $50,000 for building materials. Companies also have provided donations. During the construction education, students learn how to hang drywall, do...
CMiC Pledges $10 Million to Advance the Construction Industry in Memory of its Founder, Allen S. Berg
From the CMiC webpage about the ACE Mentor Program. See Cleveland ACE Mentor Program for more information.
CMiC pledged $10 million to advance the construction industry in memory of its founder, Allen S. Berg. Specifically, the grant includes a donation of $500,000 each year for an initial period of six...
Cleveland Celebrates the Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Courtesy of This is Cleveland.
Cleveland remembers the influence, sincerity, determination and acts of kindness Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. showed the world during his pivotal life and career. And, every year, the city reflects on the life of King by coming together to express ourselves as he did. Join Cleveland as we commemorate what...
ACE Mentor Program Luncheon Event – October 17, 2018
Michael Bruder, architect and Executive Director of Facilities Planning and Operations at Kent State, was the guest of honor for the event. Before kicking off his engaging presentation Michael was introduced by Javon Miller, an ACE...
ACE Mentor Program Family Day – December 1, 2018
Cleveland State University Wolstein CenterFormer students of the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland moved a crowd of prospective students, families, and mentors as they shared their stories of educational and professional advancements at ACE Family Day.ACE Family Day is an event highlighting the successes of past program mentees to recruit and...
Jim Brown Scholarship Update
Approximately one year ago, the construction industry lost one of of its own pioneers. James (Jim) Brown, former CEA Safety Director for 35 years and Ruhlin employee for 25 years.
CEA established a scholarship fund in his honor with the Cleveland Foundation. To date 40 individuals and organizations have made contributions. During...
Community Finds CEA’s Outreach for Labor ‘Helpful’
By Rhonda Crowder“There is a shortage in the workforce, plenty of opportunities,” said Cesar A. Sepulveda, Manager of Community Engagement at AM Higley, to a group at the Northeast Ohio Hispanic Center, early October. And, that has been the sentiments spoken by industry professionals throughout the Opportunities in Construction...
Construction Program Moving the Needle in Hispanic Community
By Rhonda Crowder
For years, it has been difficult for minority communities to matriculate into the building trade unions. And, for members of the Hispanic community with language barriers, it could be even more complicated. But, current efforts are underway to change that dynamic.
In response to the opportunity the MetroHealth...
Pathways to Prosperity: Today’s Vocational Schools Bust Stereotypes, Offer Better College, Career Options
This news article is by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer
As high schools specifically aimed at training students in work skills, they’re in position to prepare students to meet the demands of a changing economy and set students up for strong salaries. "