Category Archives: Education

Children’s Square U.S.A. Academic Center & Residential Treatment Unit Dedication

  Schemmer Attends Children’s Square U.S.A. Academic Center & Residential Treatment Unit Dedication Schemmer’s Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, and Kelli Walling attended the dedication and celebration of the completion of the Children's Square U.S.A. Academic Center and Residential Treatment Unit in Council Bluffs, Iowa on Tuesday, December 10, 2019. The projects were both funded…
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Schemmer’s Molly Macklin Celebrates Columbian Elementary School’s 2019 National Blue Ribbon School Award

Schemmer's Molly Macklin Celebrates Columbian Elementary School's 2019 National Blue Ribbon School Award Schemmer’s Molly Macklin, AIA, and project architect for Columbian Elementary School's new replacement school, was on hand to help the school celebrate the 2019 National Blue Ribbon School. 2019 National Blue Ribbon School Award The National Blue Ribbon Schools Program recognizes public…
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Schemmer Attends Education Conferences in Nebraska and Iowa

Last week Schemmer was busy promoting our K-12 Design capabilities and expertise at the Nebraska Association of School Administrators/Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASA/NASB) State Education Conferences in Nebraska and the Iowa Association of School Boards (IASB) Annual Convention and Tradeshow in Iowa. Molly Macklin, AIA, and Terry Wood, AIA, LEED AP, attended the Nebraska…
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UNO’s Biomechanics Research Building Addition Ribbon Cutting

Schemmer Attends UNO's Biomechanics Research Building Addition Ribbon Cutting Schemmer’s Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, and Michael Sinclair, AIA, attended the ribbon cutting for UNO's Biomechanics Research Building Addition on Tuesday, October 22. Schemmer designed the new 30,760 SF the addition, more than doubling the space. Spaces in the addition include: laboratories, instructional space, offices,…
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Schemmer’s Molly Macklin Leads CSI Tour of Columbian Elementary

On Monday, October 7, 2019, Schemmer's Molly Macklin, AIA, led a tour of the new 69,000 SF, state of the art, National Blue Ribbon winner Omaha Public Schools' Columbian Elementary School for the Nebraska Chapter Construction Specification Institute, Inc. (CSI Nebraska). Molly Macklin Leads CSI Tour of Columbian Elementary Attendees learned how the community, students…
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Nebraskan Student Union Project Spotlight

Project Spotlight: Nebraskan Student Union | University of Nebraska - Kearney Schemmer was retained to revitalize all major student spaces of the ground level and second level lobby and upgrade interior finishes in primary circulation spaces of the Nebraskan Student Union project. The new design: refreshes the main entry provides a more prominent welcome desk…
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Schemmer to Attend the 2019 SAI Annual Conference

Schemmer’s Molly Macklin, AIA, and Seth Shannon, AIA, GGP, LEED AP BD+C, are attending the School Administrators of Iowa (SAI) annual conference on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center in Des Moines, Iowa. The exhibits at the conference will showcase the latest products and services available for schools and…
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21st Century K-12 Schools Architecture and Engineering Design

What's your best memory from school? Is it a favorite teacher? Your best friend? A favorite game at recess? As you reminisce on the "good old days," does the size of your classroom come to mind? What about the cafeteria? The library? Did you ever contemplate who designed your school? Most of us don't. We…
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Meet Pat Birch, AIA, LEED AP, Architect

When Pat Birch, Schemmer’s Higher Education and Multifamily Housing Market Leader, was asked what is the most important personal attribute she brings to the job she answered, "I care." When asked what motivates her to succeed she answered, "Her parents and happy clients." When asked what is the coolest thing she's working on right now…
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