A group of students, including two from the Milwaukee School of Engineering who are members of an award-winning MCAA Student Chapter) – Miya Preston and Jill Vande Boom – won a competition in Nashik, India, challenging future young professionals to solve bathroom plumbing and sanitation problems in a local school. The competition took place November Read more

Source: MCAA College students often don’t make firm career decisions until their third or fourth year of school. You can influence their choices by hiring them as interns during their early college years. Giving a bright, energetic, eager-to-learn college student the opportunity to discover our industry through a positive, rewarding experience with your company will Read more

Falls Church, Va. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) Educational Foundation is proud to support an enthusiastic team of young plumbing professionals as they head to Singapore next month to compete in the Water Innovation Challenge. Over three days, the team will compete to develop a series of real and innovative solutions for emerging water Read more

The work of the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation (MCERF) has been significantly furthered by a member of MCAA’s Manufacturer/Supplier Council, Weldbend Corporation.  James J. Coulas, III of Weldbend Corporation (Argo, IL), presented a $100,000 check to outgoing MCERF President Bob Armistead and incoming President Mark Rogers during a Board of Trustees meeting that Read more

During its annual meeting last week, the Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation’s (MCERF) Board of Trustees elected MCAA 2012 president Mark Rogers (West Chester Mechanical Contractors, Chester, Pa.) as the Foundation’s new president.  Rogers will assume the position at the MCAA 2014 convention in Scottsdale, Ariz., succeeding Robert T. Armistead (Armistead Mechanical, Inc., Waldwick Read more