MCAA Welcomed Four New Student Chapters at MCAA18

MCAA Welcomed Four New Student Chapters at MCAA18

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Four new student chapters received their charters during MCAA18, bringing the total number of student chapters to 57. Jon Finch, Chair of MCAA’s Career Development Committee, was on hand to present the charters to the Robert Morris University Chapter of the MCAA, Indiana State University Student Chapter of the MCAA, MCAA Student Chapter at Auburn University, and CPMCA Student Chapter at the University of Southern California.

Women in the Mechanical Industry Presented Inaugural Scholarships at MCAA18

Women in the Mechanical Industry Presented Inaugural Scholarships at MCAA18

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Anna Rowe, a junior from the Milwaukee School of Engineering, and Sarah Drummey, a senior from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, each received a $5,000 Women in the Mechanical Industry scholarship. The scholarships, which were presented by Women in the Mechanical Industry Co-Chair Jaimi Lomas, who is also Chair of MSCA, recognize the students’ exceptional scholastic achievement and leadership skills. Women in the Mechanical Industry is a new forum to further enrich the careers of women in the industry through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities beyond those already offered through membership in MCAA and MSCA.

Iowa State Wins Student Chapter of the Year at MCAA18

Iowa State Wins Student Chapter of the Year at MCAA18

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The Career Development Committee chose the Student Chapter at Iowa State University as its Student Chapter of the Year. The chapter was selected based on how well it promotes an understanding of the mechanical industry and the career opportunities we offer. In addition to a trophy, Student Chapter representatives Brittany Gronewold, Riley McLaren, Stephanie Shah, and Paige Taylor accepted a $3,000 check.

There’s Valuable and Timely Information in MCAA’s New WebBook Library

There’s Valuable and Timely Information in MCAA’s New WebBook Library

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MCAA members can now access some of our more recent bulletins on current topics from their desktop computers on our new WebBook platform. You will be able to read new Management Methods Bulletins, take notes, print sections, and share with colleagues. And most importantly, when we have updated content, unlike a downloaded PDF, our WebBooks will be updated behind the scenes while your notes are preserved securely on your computer.

Relationship-Building Was the Name of the Game at the MCAA18 Exhibits

Relationship-Building Was the Name of the Game at the MCAA18 Exhibits

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Contractors continued to build relationships with the members of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council and student chapter members during the annual exhibits. The Annual Manufacturer/Supplier Council Exhibit highlighted well-known products and services as well as solutions that are just emerging to take on the anticipated challenges that lie ahead. The Student Chapter Exhibit provided members with another opportunity to meet students seeking their Great Futures in our industry.

MCAA Kicked Off Targeted Programming for Women Professionals at MCAA18

MCAA Kicked Off Targeted Programming for Women Professionals at MCAA18

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Our association’s leading women kicked off our Women in the Mechanical Industry forum with a networking reception. During the event, women learned how the forum will further enrich their careers through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities beyond those already offered through membership in MCAA and MSCA. Women in the Mechanical Industry also sponsored a special session on two proven career advancement strategies measured to have the strongest payoff for women professionals.