|From left to right: Michael Cohen, Shannon Bridwell and Brian Van Abel, all UAA Construction Management alumni.|
For the past year, Anchorage residents driving through the U-Med District have watched the massive structure that will be the Alaska Airlines Center on Providence Drive rise from the ground up, peeking over the tops of the tree-lined street. As the colossal building has taken shape, it is hometown favorite, Cornerstone General Contractors Inc., that has coordinated the assembly of the newest addition to the ever-expanding UAA campus.
But, what people don’t realize is that these general contractors have a long history with the university, helping to literally lay foundations for some of its biggest buildings and providing jobs for the up and coming construction management grads in UAA’s burgeoning program. Read the full story on Green & Gold News.