Archive for April, 2015:

The R&D Forum Recap

Posted on Thursday, April 30th, 2015 by Les Hamilton
In Community, Culture, Helping Out, tagged in

Yesterday, we shared a brief overview of Project Lead the Way, but today, Les Hamilton is sharing his thoughts on the importance of STEM education and events like the Research & Development Forum. The Research and Development (R&D) Forum is a Shawnee Mission School District, district-wide showcase of student projects. Held April 24 – 26 […]

Affinis Partners with Project Lead the Way

Posted on Wednesday, April 29th, 2015 by Peggy Amor
In Community, Culture, Helping Out, tagged in

In 2007, the Shawnee Mission School District (SMSD) implemented Project Lead the Way (PLTW) as the district’s signature engineering program at Shawnee Mission South High School. PLTW offers a variety of courses designed to introduce students to the scope, rigor, and discipline of engineering prior to entering college. In this program, students work in teams […]

Wolf Creek Parkway Wins ACEC Award

Posted on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 by Kristen Leathers
In Accolades, Clients, Traffic, Transportation Engineering, tagged in http://affinis.us/interchange-blog/

Our work with the City of Basehor, Kansas on Wolf Creek Parkway between 155th and 158th Streets was recently awarded by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Kansas. Prior to receiving the award, it was already a win for our client, as it was completed 10 months ahead of schedule and five percent under […]

Linda Rottinghaus Receives Schmitty Award

Posted on Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 by Peggy Amor
In Culture, tagged in http://affinis.us/linda-rottinghaus-receives-schmitty-award/

Linda Rottinghaus, PE  is the most recent recipient of our in-house award, The Schmitty. Every year, we select one co-worker, who best models our organization’s core values. Linda was chosen for the 2014 award, because she works to listen, learn, deliver, and celebrate – key components of our mission. When describing Linda, Affinis’s President, Rick […]