Increasing Net Profit While Increasing Student Learning

The large majority of American colleges and universities are in financial depression. They suffer from decreasing net revenue, a growing stock of deferred maintenance and redundant real estate, and uncertain, if not declining, enrollment. At the same time, all of higher education struggles to increase and demonstrate student learning in the face of declining [...]

By |2020-12-15T21:39:17-04:00December 15th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Increasing Net Profit While Increasing Student Learning

COVID-19, Corrections, and Lessons Learned

COVID-19, Corrections, and Lessons Learned Check out this webinar on COVID-19, Corrections, and Lessons Learned where we heard from a panel of Pennsylvania Wardens Bill Bechtold, Joe DeMore, CJM, CCE, Christopher Schell, and Julio Algarin. They discussed their experiences with COVID-19 in their facilities and how they've dealt with those issues, as well as their suggestions for [...]

By |2020-12-08T07:45:54-04:00December 8th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on COVID-19, Corrections, and Lessons Learned

Rice Global Engineering & Construction Conference

Execution of a Project CDI President/CEO Steve Karlovic recently participated in the 23rd Annual Rice Global Engineering & Construction Conference. The distinguished gathering, which draws Engineering & Construction industry leaders from across the globe, focused this year on the impacts of the COVID pandemic on the E&C industry. It was held virtually. Steve participated [...]

By |2020-12-02T15:33:57-04:00December 2nd, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Rice Global Engineering & Construction Conference

22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor

It was not a case of “IF” but “WHEN”. Thank goodness, that is how I lived my life. Self-examination was simply a routine event.  My mother succumbed to breast cancer at a young age, so the odds were against me.  One particular morning, I felt the lump.  Not very big, but still there.  I [...]

By |2020-10-29T15:37:48-04:00October 29th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on 22 Year Breast Cancer Survivor

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Myths and Misinformation

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Myths and Misinformation This is the fourth in a series of articles being published by CDI in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 2020). There are many sources of helpful and accurate information about breast cancer, for those who have been diagnosed with the disease and their families and loved [...]

By |2021-02-10T12:31:22-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Myths and Misinformation

Stages & Types of Breast Cancer

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Stages & Types of Breast Cancer This is the third in a series of articles being published by CDI in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 2020). There have been tremendous advances in our understanding of breast cancer, detection and treatment options as well as the many variations and stages [...]

By |2021-02-10T12:32:18-04:00October 16th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Stages & Types of Breast Cancer

Early Detection and Diagnostic Tools

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS: Early Detection and Diagnostic Tools This is the first in a series of articles being published by CDI in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month (October 2020). Breast cancer cannot be prevented, but early detection provides the greatest possibility of successful treatment. Many breast cancer symptoms are invisible and can only [...]

By |2021-02-10T12:33:56-04:00October 8th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Early Detection and Diagnostic Tools

Virtual Professor

I teach an architecture class in a large urban university. Well, I used to teach in…While I am grateful that the university has made every attempt to make online learning from my perspective easy, I was curious about what my students think, and I wondered if and how they missed the physical campus. Recently, [...]

By |2020-08-12T12:37:15-04:00August 12th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Virtual Professor

Can changes to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19?

Our experts are on top of … HVAC SYSTEMS vs COVID-19 As we work through the current pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2 - which causes the disease COVID-19, our clients now regularly ask us if we will be changing the way we design HVAC systems to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 and [...]

By |2020-08-04T13:12:24-04:00August 4th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Can changes to Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning Systems Mitigate the Spread of COVID-19?

Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Your Captain Speaking…

Photo Credit Canva Ever wonder what it takes to learn how to pilot a commercial plane? Flying an aircraft comes with immense responsibility – operating complex machinery at 30,000 feet up, with hundreds of passengers on board, varying weather conditions – preparation is key, and involves thousands of hours of practice, and [...]

By |2021-02-10T12:18:52-04:00June 16th, 2020|Posts|Comments Off on Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Your Captain Speaking…