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Turn your passion into a fulfilling career in Architecture, Engineering & Construction

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Remembering Charles H. Thornton II

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing of Dr. Charles “Charlie” Thornton II, the founder of the ACE Mentor Program and a visionary leader in the AEC industry.

Click below to read more about Charlie’s Legacy and the Charles H. Thornton Memorial Scholarship, established to honor his dedication to the next generation of the build industry.

CIRT National Design Competition

ACE-ENR Yearbook

Allen Berg Memorial Scholarships

Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Pledge

ACE Affiliate Programs & Regions

Find an ACE affiliate program near you to learn how to get involved.

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2024 Outstanding Mentors

A jury of previous Outstanding Mentor award winners selected five exceptional mentors as 2024 ENR—ACE Outstanding Mentors. Their contributions to students, fellow mentors, and affiliates epitomize the dedication and effectiveness of ACE’s over 4,100 mentors. Each of the five winning affiliates will received a student scholarship to be named after them. Engineering News-Record and its parent company BNP Media generously support this program.

Our Sponsors

National Sponsors help to ensure that ACE Mentor is able to offer life-changing career programs to students at no cost.