Social Outreach

Once again Engineering Week was a blast

Engineering Week was loads of fun as we headed out to local schools to talk to students about engineering. As part of Introduce a Girl to Engineering, Structural Engineer, Erica Barber, and MEP Engineer Intern, Kenzie McCollum, presented to Hunter Elementary ACES girls about the types of engineering careers. Kenzie and Erica also led the…

So much fun helping to end child poverty one nose at a time

SKA enjoyed being a part of the Red Nose Day national fundraiser to end child poverty. Triad families have received national attention with the stats on children struggling with food insecurity. SKA decided to join with others to end child poverty one red nose at a time. We also challenged all a/e firms to become everyday…

Calling all A/E Heroes to join us in combating child poverty

SKA issues a challenge to all a/e firms to join with us in fighting child poverty by purchasing a red nose at Walgreens. Red Nose Day is May 23rd and we can’t wait to see your companies join with us to raise money for food insecure children. Red Nose Day has raised nearly $150 million…

SKA Joins with Local Partners to Share Unity & Warmth

Continuing its tradition of giving, SKA and partners provided more than 700 sweatshirts to a local school. SKA is excited to announce its continued commitment to Hunter Elementary School. In 4th quarter, 2018, SKA partnered with Westover Church, Hoffman & Hoffman Inc., Triad Pawprints, Mr. Bruce Ashley, O.R. Colan & Associates, and WalMart to donate…

SKA partners with Boy Scout Troop 107 for greenway clean up

SKA Consulting Engineers partnered with Boy Scout Troop 107 to clean up the Bicentennial Greenway from Leonard Recreation Center to West Market Street on Saturday, September 22.  Fourteen Boy Scouts, one sibling and five adults enjoyed the trail, while also making it a little cleaner for others to enjoy along the way. SKA Information Systems/Facilities…

Delivery for local school damaged by recent tornado

Aaron Bopp, PE, LEED AP BD+C, is shown here with donations for Erwin Montessori Elementary School (delivered to Alamance Elementary School, the school that Erwin is being relocated to for the remainder of the school year due to tornado damage). SKA challenges other architects and engineering firms in the Triad to either donate to the…

Assisting Asheville Police with Back to School Shopping Program

SKA is assisting the Asheville Police Department with their upcoming “Back to School Cops and Kids” Program by sponsoring children. SKA is calling all Asheville engineers and architects to join in and sponsor a child (why not sign up for the Christmas shopping program, too?). Photo credit: Asheville Police Department Facebook page, picture of inquisitive…

Helping out our neighbors after recent tornados

SKA is joining with others in the community to reach out to families and students impacted by the recent tornados. SKA challenges other architects and engineering firms in the Triad to either give to victims, help out damaged schools, or pull up their sleeves and volunteer in clean up. The Interactive Resource Center (IRC, a…