Archives for the month of: July, 2017

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AIAGC Mentorship Mixer:
Discussing the role of a mentor with wine & cheese!

Tuesday, August 15: 6pm – 8pm

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There are often times people in our lives who shape our careers. Mentors can be other architects, business leaders and friends. We invite ALL levels of the AIA membership, as well as friends and supporters of the AIA to come and share in a relaxing environment, what makes a good mentor, who to look to for mentorship, and how we can mentor each other in our community.

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AIASC Center for Architecture
1530 Main Street – Suite C
Columbia, SC 29201



Join us!

WEDNESDAY, July 26th @ 5:00pm

for the


@ Main Street Public House



1556 Main Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201

We look forward to seeing you there!

ALL are welcome at YAF meetings, tours, and events, regardless of age/years licensure

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Kaplan ARE Study Materials are available on a loan basis through the AIAGC – contact for more information!

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Adams Oldcastle Modern Masonry Expo 2017

October 10 at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC.


Adams will have industry experts conducting seminars (HSW credit available) on the latest trends and systems in masonry construction. In addition to the programs, there will be 35+ manufacturers displaying many new products.

 For more information, please download this flyer:


 There is no cost for this event and food will be provided.

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Please note early registration ends September 15.  That will be the last day that early participants will be entered to win a Belgard Fire Pit.  Please take the opportunity to register if you haven’t already.  This will be a Fantastic Event.  If you can only come for a couple of hours, please do, but please remember to go ahead and register.  We look forward to having you at the Adams Modern Masonry Expo. 


Join the Columbia Chapter of the
Professional Construction Estimators Association
for a Meet & Greet
With Lt. General (Ret.) Colby Broadwater, III, American College of the Building Arts, College President

Lt. General Colby M. Broadwater, III, is the third president of the American College of the Building Arts. He became president in April of 2008. During his tenure at the College, he has streamlined operations and is leading the efforts to receive accreditation through the National Associations of Schools of Art and Design. He is credited with reducing the College’s debt load, reorganizing staffing levels, and implementing programs that have increased student enrollment, despite economic uncertainty.

American College of the Building Arts (ACBA) is a private four-year liberal arts and sciences college located in Charleston, South Carolina. It is licensed by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education to grant a Bachelor of Applied Science and an Associate of Applied Science in six craft specializations in the building arts.

Come learn more about the school and the specializations in:
Architectural Carpentry, Architectural Stone, Forged Architectural Ironwork, Masonry, Plasterwork, and Timber Framing.

When: August 10, 2017 – 4:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Where: McCrory Construction Company, 522 Lady Street, Columbia, SC

Refreshments will be served on the third-floor/rooftop patio.

Seating will be limited. Email your RSVP to Bill Barton at

Sponsorship opportunities are available!