In 2017, a new group of students joined the 2 Day Challenge. Civil Engineering students joined students from the Fish, Wildlife and Recreation, Forest and Natural Areas Management, Ecological Restoration, Geomatics and Architectural Science programs to create three teams of six and take on the Challenge of creating the winning conceptual neighborhood plan for the Burke Mountain area.
“The challenge was well worth my time. I would recommend it to anyone looking for a hands on experience working in interdisciplinary teams.” – Ecological Restoration Student
“The diverse skill set and level of collaboration between teammates was impressive. Every team member contributed unique assets along with a fierce work ethic!” – Civil Engineering Student
“I learned firsthand the difficulty of balancing different stakeholders in a project, as the development of any site has many environmental, social and economic complexities.” – Architectural Science Student
“I was greatly impressed by the proposals teams put forward in only 2 days!” – Principle, Diamond Head Consulting
“Events like the 2-Day Challenge will really help student in their careers and make a difference.” – Project Manager, Stantec
“Thanks for exposing us to fresh new energy and tomorrows leaders!” VP – Wesbild