The CI and CETA Mix and Mingle event took place on April 18, 2017 in the Architecture Studio on the University of Hartford campus. Students showcased their work to those in attendance, including professionals from Gilbane Building Company, JCJ Architecture, Id3A, Tecton Architects, Clohessy Harris & Kaiser, LLC, Eversource, MBH Architecture, Crosskey Architects, The Master's Construction Corp. and Szewczak Associates.
CETA student and Construction Institute Student Organization President Mutazz Bulter (Senior, Architectural Engineering Technology major) said that student feedback was very positive, and that this is the type of event that students ask for. "I personally felt that it was a great event. I liked the atmosphere of it where it wasn't too formal and we were able to be candid with professionals about what we want for our futures and our current experiences as college students and aspiring young professionals.", said Butler.
Additional student feedback was also positive.
"I thought the event was great! We were able to meet with professionals, give them tours of the architecture studio, network, and even show our own work. It was definitely a great time." - Jezelle Gordon, Senior, Architectural Engineering Technology major
"The Mix and Mingle was a fun event that turned into spontaneous conversation which helped me gather some tips and info to help further my studies and future." - John Turner, Sophomore, Architectural Engineering Technology major
"I thought it was a good opportunity for student to meet with professionals and learn a few things." - Justin Barros, Junior, Architectural Engineering Technology major
For more information on how you can become involved in the Construction Institute Student Organization or with CI workshops and events, contact the CISO at CISTUDENT@hartford.edu or Laura Eldredge at email@example.com.