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Jack & Jill Of America Team Up With Jordan & Skala Engineers In Celebration Of STEM
Jordan & Skala’s Kendy Guillaume worked with members of Houston-area Jack & Jill of America to host an Architecture/ Engineering (A/E) learning pod. In support of cultural awareness and development in STEM, Houston Principal Kendy Guillaume, Allen Oghenejobo from The Clerkley Watkins Group (TCWG), and members from the Katy-Prairie View Jack and Jill of America chapter hosted an Architecture/Engineering (A/E) learning pod. This collaboration introduced 4th and 5th graders to prominent Black industry leaders, historically and widely underrepresented in STEM, in addition to technical tools..
Announcing Behind Every Door at Cedar Crest
Jordan & Skala Engineers is excited to donate services toward renovating and reopening Behind Every Door’s Cedar Crest Community Center, neighboring the South Oak Cliff, Dallas, Opportunity Zone.
Giving Back Through a Super Casual Fundraiser
In 2019, Jordan & Skala Engineers donated $16,000 through Super Casual Fundraiser to Wounded Warrior Project, Levine Children’s Hospital in Charlotte and Children’s Hospital of Colorado.As a part of Jordan & Skala Engineers’ commitment to empower and engage the community, employees joined together to raise money for various charities through our Super Casual
Jordan & Skala Donates to Atlanta Community Food Bank
We know that this time of year is all about giving and Jordan & Skala’s Atlanta office came together once again to make a charitable donation to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.The mission of the Atlanta Community Food Bank is to fight hunger by engaging, educating and empowering the community. Since food
Jordan & Skala Helps Grant a Wish
As a part of Jordan & Skala Engineers’ commitment to empower and engage the community, this year we partnered with Make-A-Wish® Georgia. Made up mostly by employee donations, we were able to raise $13,000 to help grant the wish of a child in need. Over 27,000 children are diagnosed annually with a critical
Jordan & Skala Volunteers at Austin Ronald McDonald House
Jordan & Skala Engineers collaborated with Hoar Construction and JQ Engineering to cook and serve lunches for guests staying at the Austin Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House provides a “home-away-from home” for seriously ill or injured children and their families. Guests are welcomed with home-cooked meals, lodging, and support for little
2015 Holiday Collaboration with North Dallas Shared Ministries
Jordan & Skala Engineers is honored to have been involved in the clothing and food drive held by North Dallas Shared Ministries (NDSM) this past holiday season. North Dallas Shared Ministries is an organization dedicated to providing emergency assistance, helping people achieve long-term stability, promoting wellness and financial independence, and developing resource materials
Green Build 2014 Hackathon
Jordan & Skala’s Energy Services team participated in a “Hackathon” at the Green build 2014. What is a Hackathon you ask, well it’s a one-day event to overhaul the green building workforce, accelerate access to affordable green buildings, and have a good time! The JSE team also donated their time volunteering for a community build on the CSED Kickstarter Building which is anticipated to achieve LEED Platinum Certification.
AIA Dallas Center for Architecture’s Form Follows Fitness 1K and 5K
Jordan & Skala’s Dallas office recently participated in AIA’s Dallas Center for Architecture’s Form Follows Fitness 1k and 5k race. Jordan & Skala was proud to be a Craftsman level sponsor for the event, which took place Saturday, February 21st in Downtown Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park. The 2014 event raised over $25,000 for the Dallas Center for Architecture.
Extra Special People (ESP) Facility
A groundbreaking “Flag & Fair Friday” event was held at the construction site of the future Extra Special People (ESP) facility, located in Watkinsville, Georgia. The new building will house camp sessions, family support programs, and recreational classes for children with developmental disabilities. Jordan & Skala is donating MEP design services for the development of the new building.
Teaching at Corley Elementary School
Jordan & Skala’s own Travis Nesbit, Michelle King and Jackie Angela recently volunteered to speak to three fifth grade classes at Corley Elementary School about what Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing engineers do, the A/E/C industry as a whole, and how to prepare at an early age for a career in the engineering field. The students participated in role-playing activities where they acted as “developers,” “architects,” “engineers,” and “general contractors” in order to better understand how a project is funded, designed, and..
Chef for a Day at Ronald McDonald House
Jordan & Skala’s Austin office recently teamed up with Hoar Construction as volunteer chefs at the Austin Ronald McDonald House. The group prepared lunch for over 20 guests staying at the facility. Everyone really enjoyed themselves and we are glad to support such a great cause!
Brookwood in Georgetown (BiG) Community Center Building
In the Summer of 2011, Erin Klitz began a pilot program where students became artisans and began making and selling handcrafting pottery, and later horticulture and baking. By the end of the summer program, participants had planted over 1,700 sunflowers, handmade beautiful pottery, and tested dozens of recipes for granola, a future baking enterprise. These amazingly gifted individuals found that they could be successful farmers, potters, and bakers, capable of growing and making wonderful products to sell to the public…
Jordan & Skala Joins the North Carolina USGBC E-Pros for Creek Clean-Up
Sure, “rolling up one’s sleeves” is part of life in the building industry, but getting muddy? A good cause was motivation enough for a dozen future business leaders to don waders and get dirty on the banks of Little Sugar Creek in North Carolina. On June 19, 2013, the Charlotte, NC chapter of the USGBC organized their Emerging Professionals to participate in the bi-annual clean-up of Little Sugar Creek, an urban waterway that is the centerpiece of Charlotte’s newest greenway..
In 2012, Jordan & Skala and Wakefield Beasley & Associates worked together to ‘canstruct’ a giant toilet to “flush out hunger.” In only three hours, 2,306 cans of Vienna Sausages were carefully stacked together to create the giant toilet. In total, 3,238 cans were collected, which were all distributed to food banks throughout Atlanta. CAnstruction is an annual event that takes place across the US and we were happy to take part in our local event.
As part of Corenet’s Junior Achievement Day, Jordan & Skala’s Tim Milam shared a day in the classroom with Ronald McNair Learning Academy students, leading an instruction session on economics and business-building.