Category: Community

Prioritizing Your Wellness: Q&A with Fuel+Fitness’ Sandra Koulourides

How many times have you heard the terms “self-care,” or “wellness” in the last week? You’re not dreaming it. With less time now more than ever to focus on personal wellbeing, more people are reflecting on the increased pressures in our world and how they are impacting health. Fortunately, nutrition and activity are two tangible […]

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  • fitness
  • nutrition
  • self care
  • wellness

Storytelling Through Design

It is legend that within the Smoky Mountains, there is a magic lake that humans cannot see. The Cherokee call it Atagahi, and it is said to heal all who enter its waters, but it is only accessible to the animals. Although the lake is forever barricaded from humans, on cool mornings you may be […]

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  • Cherokee
  • Cherokee Indian Hospital
  • culture
  • design
  • healthcare
  • heritage
  • North Carolina

The Name You Leave Behind

There’s a difference between a leader and a manager. For Superintendent Jeff Jones, that distinction extends from supporting his team on the jobsite to empowering them to be involved in the community. “You can never be in a position of authority until you learn to serve,” Jones said. “Learning to be a good servant is […]

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  • Alabama
  • Auburn University
  • Birmingham
  • community
  • Georgia
  • Hoover
  • Huntsville Hospital Orthopedic and Spine Tower
  • Jeff Jones
  • Mississippi
  • National Volunteer Month
  • North Carolina
  • San Antonio
  • service
  • Tennessee
  • Texas

Be the Helpers

Television host Fred Rogers used to say that in times of crisis we should all look for the helpers. On healthcare projects across the country, Robins & Morton project teams saw firsthand what it meant to be a helper as COVID-19 descended upon the nation. Doctors, nurses and hospital staff began working unimaginable hours to […]

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  • 3D printing
  • Alabama
  • Baptist Health South Florida
  • Baptist Hospital of Miami
  • Broward North
  • coronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • critical care
  • face shields
  • Florida
  • HEPA Air Filters
  • Hollywood
  • Hope Tower
  • infection control panels
  • Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Miami
  • Pompano Beach
  • RADCON Clinic
  • Radiation Oncology
  • triage
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham

Taking Time for Your Ticker

February is American Heart Month and while the heart is nicknamed the ticker, caring for it often correlates more with the clock than we may recognize. Between the demands of personal obligations and workplace commitments, it seems that finding time to prioritize health often takes a backseat to our perception of the more deadline-driven demands […]

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  • American Heart Association
  • American Heart Month
  • exercise
  • health
  • heart

Ryan Van Dyke: Rooted in Purpose

Growing up, Ryan Van Dyke thought he’d follow his family into the medical field. He’d always felt a deep calling to serve, and in his youth, he believed that the manifestation of that calling would be to heal others like his grandmother and father. That was his plan when he began his freshman year at […]

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  • Daytona Beach
  • East Tennessee State University
  • Engineering News-Record Southeast
  • Florida
  • Future6 Helping Hand
  • Johnson City
  • Lean
  • Leesburg
  • mentorship
  • Orlando
  • Port St. Lucie
  • quality management
  • Rocky McMichen Field Leadership Program
  • Ryan Van Dyke
  • Surfers for Autism
  • Top Young Professionals
  • Tradition Medical Center
  • Wellington
  • Winnie Palmer Hospital

Tackling Workforce Shortages Through Mentorship

At a time in the AEC industry where workforce challenges are ever-present, there have been several efforts that have proven most effective in recruiting top talent into the industry, one of which is mentorship. A program that has been particularly successful in attracting the interests of young people on a national level is the ACE […]

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  • ACE Mentor Program of America
  • AEC
  • Alabama
  • architecture
  • Birmingham
  • construction
  • education
  • engineering
  • mentorship
  • scholarships
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