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Ontario Construction Management program graduate David Organiz

Shoulder Injury Leads to Construction Management Career

by Nyla on August 2, 2018

David Organiz was out on the softball field one hot summer day in 2010 when a reach-and-tumble earned him a serious shoulder injury. Surgery was imminent, and complications would eventually take him off his job as a commercial Air Conditioning/Heating and Ventilation installer for 18 months. A high-energy guy, David was a little stir-crazy after

Posted in Construction Management / Grad Success / Ontario

Construction industry facing worker shortage

Is construction management a good career for me?

by Raja Tahir on March 8, 2018

Are you interested in a construction management career? If you are analytical with good decision-making and customer service skills, construction management could be a great career choice. Read on to learn: What construction managers typically do on the job Where construction managers work and how much they reportedly make The skills and characteristics needed to

Posted in Construction Management / Online Division / Ontario

Ontario student discovers ambition for construction career

by Nyla on February 26, 2018

Isaiah Motupalli has been working with his dad James since he was 15, using brick, rock, stone and concrete to pour driveways and build walls. “I saved up to buy my first car, a Ford Ranger pickup, when I was in high school,” he says. After graduation, he tried junior college for less than a

Posted in Construction Management / Ontario / Spotlight / Student Spotlights

Construction industry facing worker shortage

Construction industry facing shortage of workers

by Raja Tahir on December 15, 2017

Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) recently posted an article emphasizing the shortage of skilled professionals in the construction industry. According to data CECU reviewed from a recent Associated General Contractors of America survey, seven in 10 construction contractors report difficulty finding enough qualified workers. Also, according to estimates from the Associated Builders and Contractors,

Posted in Construction Management / News and Events

Construction management students reviewing construction plans

Construction jobs are on the rise

by SJVC on July 18, 2016

Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU) recently posted an article highlighting the growing demand for skilled construction workers. According to data CECU reviewed from the U.S. Census Bureau, construction spending in the U.S. for January to April 2016 came in at $334.8 billion – up almost 9% compared to the same period last year. Plus, says

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Online Construction Management graduates Rupi and Jose

Husband and wife double team the Online Construction Management program

by Nyla on February 11, 2015

Rupi and Jose Garcia have been together for 15 years and married for 12. They share the ups and downs of raising a family and running a business, so why not a “classroom” as well? “It was my idea,” enthuses Jose, who started his own construction business, Zion Builders, in 2007, and where Rupi also works.

Posted in Construction Management / Grad Success / Online Program

Online Construction Management graduate Victor Martinez

ADHD & self-doubt are no match for Construction Management grad

by Nyla on February 5, 2015

It was not until Victor Martinez’s two children were diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) that it occurred to him that perhaps a lot of his own academic struggles and difficulty focusing could be traced to this genetic marker. “I barely graduated high school with a C-average,” says Victor, who also spent six years

Posted in Construction Management / Grad Success / Online Program