• Say Hi to the Highlands Center Designation

    Maraliese Beveridge

    There’s an adage that says “When building is good, the economy is good.” And that’s no lie since it seems like construction is going on everywhere you look. In urban areas where space is at a premium, new buildings are being built out of old. In local downtowns, it seems every last space is being ... Read More

  • Am I Interviewing Right?

    Maggy Fermo

    Interview Horror Story Before I landed this sweet gig, I went through several rigorous interviews, phone screenings and personality tests for other companies. Many of them had me asking, “Am I doing this right?” But one haunts me to this day, creeping up on me just as I’m about to fall asleep and causing me ... Read More

  • Am I Doing This Right?

    Resume clutter
    Maggy Fermo

    The Beginning As a young adult, I can confidently say the years I spent in college were the best years of my life (so far!). Freshman year, you experience a freedom you’ve never known, and in the blink of an eye, you’re thrust into the real world. Everyone always warned me how sad it would ... Read More

  • Fourth of July 2018

    July Fourth
    Alexis Eades

    July 4th, 1776: After suffering through the heat of Philadelphia in the summer, 56 men from different worlds, with different beliefs, came together and signed a document that would change the world forever. Every year, Americans from every walk of life take some time to do what our founding fathers hoped we’d be able to: ... Read More

  • As I Walk Through the Park…

    Parks
    Alexis Eades

    It’s the first day of summer, and I feel myself being called out of my house by the sun and the warmth. I could sit outside in my backyard, but I know my neighbor’s dog will be barking at me and ruin the peace I want. I could go for a drive, but I want ... Read More

  • Engineers Without Borders-New York: Excursion to Rwanda

    EWB NY project team and children
    Elizabeth Bell

    The Engineers Without Borders New York Professional Chapter (EWB-NY) recently embarked on a six-week endeavor to Rubaya, Rwanda. Their mission? Construct a twelve-by-twelve-meter facility that will store one season’s maize harvest, or 30 metric tons. This undertaking is for the members of Goodneighbors, an organization of 70 farmers who sell their maize harvest to a ... Read More