Array Architects Announces American Institute of Architects Scholarship Winners
PHILADELPHIA, PA The Jason Pettigrew Memorial ARE Scholarship program, part of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), recognizes emerging professionals who are making significant contributions to their profession at an early stage in their careers.
Jennifer Matthews, a 2015 graduate of Tuskegee University's Robert R. Taylor School of Architecture and Construction Science, has been awarded this important scholarship to continue her preparation for the Architectural Registration Exam. Matthews is deserving of this award due to her ongoing involvement in promoting the profession. In 2016 alone, she has represented the firm at university career fairs, volunteered at the AIA's national convention and provided mentorship to high school students interning at her office as part of community outreach efforts.
The Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program, part of the AIA's Washington, D.C. chapter, began in 2013 to train and nurture the next generation of leaders. Over a yearlong commitment, scholars attending several courses designed to enhance their understanding of the industry's direction, support their public presentation skills and encouraging leadership - both within their firm and in the community. Array's Tim Nuanes, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a member if the 2016-2017 class of scholars, who are chosen through a competitive application process. Nuanes and a small team will present an upcoming session on Industry Trends. Other sessions include topics such as "˜Research, Education & Practice' and "˜Negotiation & Contractual Pitfalls.'