Events

Homeless Care Packages “Homelessness is an experience — not a person.”

SKA employees gathered to pack homeless care packages and to learn about the Interactive Resource Center (IRC) in Greensboro. Scott Singleton, PE, shared about the IRC resources for the homeless such as showers, laundry services, and barbershop and encouraged staff to take a tour of this unique community resource. Brad Ehrhardt, past SKA president, shared…

2nd Annual SKA Cinco de Mayo Taco Bar

SKA engineers and staff gathered together for the 2nd Annual Cinco de Mayo Taco Bar. Celebrations included Jeff’s homemade guac, which is highly regarded by all who tastes it, and Maguita’s divine Strawberry Cake. The competition was heating up when… Katherine brought in her pink lemonade cupcakes! Laughter and recipes were shared by many in hopes…

SKA Consulting Engineers continues to adopt section of Greensboro’s Bicentennial Greenway for Earth Day

Firm focuses on big impact strategies for the environment and communities firm-wide SKA Consulting Engineers is excited to again celebrate Earth Day with the firm’s commitment to adopting a two-mile stretch of the Greensboro Parks & Recreation Department’s Greensboro’s Bicentennial Greenway. “Again, this year, SKA has chosen to give back to one of the communities…

SKA host SSPC ‘Developing an Effective Coating Specification’ course.

Students gathered together for a SSPC Developing an Effective Coating Specification course which focuses on the technical requirements to consider when preparing specifications for coating work. The course lasted for three days and will end with an exam and certification. SKA co-sponsored the event and enjoyed hosting here in sunny Greensboro.

SKA Supports Ronald McDonald Houses

SKA Supports Ronald McDonald Houses

Ronald McDonald Houses ROCK! Today, SKA Consulting Engineer’s Greensboro office “sported” a shirt along with thousands of others to show we care about the families served annually by Ronald McDonald House. What is Sport-A-Shirt, Share-A-Night? Sport-A-Shirt, Share-A-Night is teamwork, volunteering, and telling our story.  It’s wearing a t-shirt for one night to show that you…

SKA Sponsors Engineer Week Bridge Building Competition

SKA Sponsors Engineer Week Bridge Building Competition

SKA were proud sponsors of “The National Engineer’s Week Bridge Building Competition” on February 25th, a City of Winston-Salem Recreation & Parks Department event. The competition was for kids ages 9-14 to show their design and building skills using popsicle sticks. Each participant received 100 popsicle sticks and white glue in which to build their bridge and…

Rick Broadhead joins with Civil Engineers for an Engineering Week Event

Rick Broadhead joins with Civil Engineers for an Engineering Week Event

In recognition of Engineering Week, Sain Associates (civil engineering firm in Birmingham) hosted a Girls in Engineering Day luncheon on February 23rd, and invited our own Rick Broadhead, PE, to share insight from his career into the advantages to women in the engineering field. There were 13 girls from the Jefferson County Engineering Academy attending….

Engineering Week Bethel Middle School tours Buncombe County Courthouse

Engineering Week Bethel Middle School tours Buncombe County Courthouse

Paul Fama, PE, a structural engineer in the Asheville office, took a group of 6th grade students from Bethel Middle School to tour the Buncombe County Court House on the February 23rd. 25 students toured the courthouse and heard about the project involving renovation of this historical building and the challenges involved with the project. #EngineerWeek…