Students Glimpse GreatFutures in the Mechanical Industry

Students Glimpse GreatFutures in the Mechanical Industry

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Our industry’s future leaders are getting a closer look at the field of mechanical contracting at MCAA’s 2018 GreatFutures Forum. MCAA President Michael Brandt welcomed everyone, and Career Development Committee Chair Jon Finch reviewed plans for the event, which includes a variety of education, the debut of a new Student Chapter Presidents Advisory Council, a job fair and a tour of Southland Industries.

Student Chapter Competition Tackles Football Stadium Renovation

Student Chapter Competition Tackles Football Stadium Renovation

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MCAA’s Student Chapter Competition project has been released to all participants. Students will be given the chance to prepare for the Student Competition Discussion Session at the GreatFutures Forum scheduled for Saturday, September 29. During the session, the project’s background, scope and submittal details will be discussed. The Career Development committee hopes the project’s early release will give students the opportunity to ask more detailed questions at the forum and help them better navigate and manage this challenging project.

MCAA Starts Student Chapter Presidents Advisory Council

MCAA Starts Student Chapter Presidents Advisory Council

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The 2018 GreatFutures Forum will be the kick off for the new MCAA Student Chapter Presidents Advisory Council. The council will be composed of MCAA Student Chapter Presidents, created to help advise the MCAA Career Development Committee of student issues and concerns, and be a resource for MCAA’s GreatFutures planning. The committee will look to these students for innovations and improvements to the program.

Ferris Student Marjorie Banda Receives MSCA Scholarship

Ferris Student Marjorie Banda Receives MSCA Scholarship

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Marjorie Banda, a freshman in Ferris State University’s HVACR program, was the recipient of this year’s MSCA Scholarship in recognition of her scholastic achievement. In a thank you letter to MSCA Executive Director Barbara Dolim, Marjorie said, “I am truly grateful for the financial support that I have received from you as an organization. It will definitely make a big difference and leave a mark that will be with me as long as I live. I am motivated to work even harder in school and obtain my HVACR Bachelor’s Degree.”

Introducing the Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative Page

Introducing the Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative Page

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MCAA/MSCA’s Women in the Mechanical Industry Initiative has a new home on the MCAA website! If you’re a woman executive or employee of an MCAA/MSCA member company, or a woman student, this page will keep you up to date on our efforts to enable women in the mechanical industry to further enrich their careers through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities beyond those already offered through membership in MCAA and MSCA.

MCAMW Young Leaders Tour Kennedy Center Job Site

MCAMW Young Leaders Tour Kennedy Center Job Site

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Members of the MCA of Metro Washington Young Leaders Program were given the opportunity to tour the latest expansion project at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. MCAA member company Kirlin Mid-Atlantic graciously led the tour, where peers were able to learn about the hydronic systems and the integration of new equipment that will help power the new portion of the building.

Targeted Programming for Women Professionals Continues at MSCA18

Targeted Programming for Women Professionals Continues at MSCA18

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If you’re a woman executive or employee of an MCAA/MSCA member company and you’re headed to MSCA18, join us for a luncheon and discussion on Monday, October 22. This is a unique opportunity to develop some important connections! The event continues MCAA/MSCA’s Women in the Mechanical Industry initiative, a forum to enable women in the mechanical industry to further enrich their careers through networking, educational, mentoring and career development opportunities beyond those already offered through membership in MCAA and MSCA.