Community Involvement

Helping Break Barriers with Project Scientist

On July 26, 2018, I-77 Mobility Partners Design & Construction Engineer Michelle Pozos spoke with a group of bright and energetic girls, ranging in age from four to 12 years old, about the life experiences that led to her career path and her love for STEM (science, technology, engineering, math).  The girls were a part of Project Scientist’s Charlotte-based Summer Academy – a program designed to engage and empower girls with a passion, talent and aptitude for STEM.

On June 4, 2018, I-77 Mobility Partners’ staff took their engineering skills to Charlotte’s best place to build and create—Discovery Place!  During an ‘Engineering Takeover Day,’ staff members helped Discovery Place patrons create, test and improve engineering projects, including making and testing paper airplanes, a trebuchet (catapult) target practice, building shelters, racing wind-up cars with various friction surfaces, and building bridges and structures with blocks, sticks and gum drops.

On September 29, I-77 Mobility Partners and Ferrovial Agroman participated in the UNC Charlotte 2017 Fall Engineering Picnic to discuss career opportunities with students.

On September 15, 2017, I-77 Mobility Partners participated in the United Way Days of Caring in Lake Norman. The team volunteered at the Ada Jenkins Center in Davidson to paint picnic tables and care for the grounds at the center.

On August 1, 2017, I-77 Mobility Partners and Sugar Creek Construction partnered with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership for National Night Out that included the Brightwalk, Double Oaks, Genesis Park and surrounding neighborhoods.

On May 31, 2017, I-77 Mobility Partners announced it is donating $50,000 to support Discovery Place Education Studio, which provides ongoing professional development for pre K-12 educators in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).

On April 5, 2017, I-77 Mobility Partners participated in Tech Field Day at Torrence Creek Elementary in Huntersville. Matt Miller, a design and construction engineer, talked with students about all types of careers in engineering. Students were  given a team exercise to bring a drawing of a building to life with Legos.

I-77 Mobility Partners presented the Greenville Neighborhood Community Youth Organization a check for $1,000 to assist with the youth marching corp and learning center in March 2017.

I-77 Mobility Partners collected 258 pounds of food and items for Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina in February 2017.