S.M.A.R.T Women Mentoring Program

In mid-September, our firm’s President, Alison Hall, spoke at UNR to introduce the upcoming Spring 2024 mentorship program. The S.M.A.R.T (STEM Mentorship and Resource Team) Committee is a group of talented female professionals from across the state of Nevada who formed a committee to promote growth and mentorship for female students in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fields. The organization provides opportunities for career exploration in STEM fields by linking students with female professionals in the same arena. This group was started after a STEM professional continued to notice the discrepancies in the number of women applying for jobs at her agency to the number of men. When she could not find a local program that supported young women in STEM fields of study, she sought partners to join her in starting one. S.M.A.R.T’s mission is to increase representation and retention of women in STEM fields by facilitating career exploration, supporting shadow and mentor opportunities, and connecting students with professionals to broaden awareness of STEM careers. S.M.A.R.T’s vision is to Empower women to learn and succeed in STEM fields by creating a synergy between students, industry leaders, and university professionals through meaningful and impactful experiential opportunities.

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Congrats Hug High Again

Congrats Hug High Again

Congratulations Hug High School Team (again)! The Nevada American Public Works Association exists to develop and support the people, agencies, and organizations that plan, build, maintain, and improve our communities. True to that spirit, AAME is proud to have worked...

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Christmas Party

Christmas Party

AAME 2023 Christmas Party Shout-out to the Renaissance for hosting our 2023 Holiday Party! Celebrating another year of hard work and exciting projects, the crew relaxed, reminisced, and bonded over good food and lively festivities at the annual gathering. Ainsworth...

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Woolly’s Adventure Park

Woolly’s Adventure Park

Woolly’s Adventure Park, Mammoth Mountain Snow, wind, rain, altitude, high UV exposure, and often times an absence of natural gas always makes alpine projects fun and challenging. Our office recently completed a new Alpine Coaster project at Mammoth Mountain. It was a...

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Hug High School Team

Hug High School Team

Congratulations Hug High School Team! Located on the former Wildcreek Golf Course, the new Hug High School project marks the first time that the Washoe County School District has built a new high school campus in more than 15 years. The 298,000-sq-ft STEM-focused high...

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ASHRAE Golf

ASHRAE Golf

ASHRAE Golf It’s that time of year again! Our local ASHRAE chapter hosted its annual golf tournament at Wolf Run golf course in late September. We had a great time out on the course this year! This event benefited the local ASHRAE chapter and is a wonderful...

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Debbie Smith CTE

Debbie Smith CTE

Groundbreaking Ceremony, Debbie Smith CTE Construction began on the new Debbie Smith Career and Technical Education Academy High School which will be built on the same site as the old Proctor R. Hug High School in North Reno. The project encompasses a total of four...

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AAME Camping Weekend

AAME Camping Weekend

AAME Camping Weekend! While the fish weren’t necessarily biting, the team had a wonderful time at our group camping activity over the summer. The weather was perfect and events included slam ball, fishing, swimming, biking, hiking, of course drinking, and most of all...

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JWood Raw Elementary School

JWood Raw Elementary School

JWood Raw Elementary School The new J. Wood Raw Elementary School opened this August with just enough time for the 2023-2024 school year. Being one of four AAME designed elementary schools built in the last six years, this 87,000 square foot building provides 28 new...

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Annual AIA Golf Tournament

Annual AIA Golf Tournament

Annual AIA Golf Tournament On a gorgeous late summer day, two of our engineers paired with Clients at the area’s premier golf course - Montreux Golf and Country Club, to sponsor the annual tourney. Local architects, engineers, contractors, materials suppliers, and...

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UNR Modular Chiller Plant

UNR Modular Chiller Plant

University of Nevada, Reno – Modular Chiller Plant #2 UNR recently took delivery of their second modular chiller plant.  The chiller will connect in to their existing campus chilled water district loop.  This loop serves over 30 buildings on the UNR campus.  This...

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