Category Archives: Education

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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OPS Students Tour Schemmer’s CMT Lab

OPS Students Tour Schemmer's CMT Lab Omaha Public Schools - OPS Students CMT Lab Tour Schemmer’s Elena Hoff, EI, Structural Engineering, conducted a tour of Schemmer’s Construction Materials Testing (CMT) lab for students in the Talent Cultivation Pathway Program on June 21, 2019. The 15 students in the program learned about testing both soils and…
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Starbucks Opens Inside UNK’s Nebraskan Student Union

Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney can get through the daily grind of classes a little bit easier this fall semester with the recent opening of Starbucks. The new coffeehouse is a part of Schemmer's Nebraskan Student Union Renovation which is revitalizing approximately two-thirds of the ground floor and upgrading interior finishes in…
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Schemmer Attends Columbian Elementary Groundbreaking

Schemmer’s Terry Wood, AIA, LEED AP, Project Manager, and Molly Macklin, AIA, attended the Columbian Elementary groundbreaking ceremony for Omaha Public School’s (OPS). Columbian Elementary students, staff, parents, community and guests attended the ceremony which officially kicked off Columbian's replacement school project for a new, 67,560 SF school. Principal Nanette Beller opened the ceremony and Columbian…
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