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PBS&J Presents Grant to SDSU MESA Engineering Program

Press release can be viewed at PBS&J Press Room

San Diego, CA – PBS&J recently presented a check for $5,000 to San Diego State University’s Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (SDSU MESA) Engineering program to benefit the Leadership Summit 2011. The Leadership Summit is an annual weekend camping event with an agenda of seminars, workshops, and group projects designed to develop the leadership, communication, and presentation skills of engineering/physical science students.

Having just celebrated its 40th anniversary, MESA is nationally recognized for its innovative and effective academic development program. MESA engages thousands of educationally disadvantaged students from middle school through a four-year college program. MESA provides support through classes, hands-on competitions, counseling, and transfer support to help students excel in math and science and graduate with math-based degrees. MESA partners with industry and all major education institutions in California.

The grant, sponsored by The PBSJ Corporation and funded by The PBSJ Foundation, was presented by Cynthia Peraza, Project Manager in San Diego.

About PBS&J
PBS&J ( is an employee-owned company that provides infrastructure planning, engineering, construction management, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients. The firm is ranked by Engineering News-Record as 28th among the nation’s top consulting firms. PBS&J is a subsidiary of The PBSJ Corporation, a family of businesses which has nearly 3,500 employees and more than 80 offices across the United States and abroad.

About The PBSJ Foundation, Inc.
The PBSJ Corporation has a long-established tradition of giving back to the communities in which its employees live and work. As the company’s professional interests have expanded nationally, so has the opportunity to reach into more communities to make a difference. To maximize the benefit of these charitable efforts, and to evolve and elevate its philanthropic efforts, The PBSJ Foundation was established. This 501(c)(3) foundation provides the Corporation’s subsidiaries (PBS&J, Peter R. Brown Construction, Inc., and PBS&J International, Inc.) with the tools and the ability to further promote and support education, public charities focused on providing support for individuals, and communities impacted by natural and man-made disasters, and the interests and welfare of other public charities that have a tax-exempt status under section 501(c)(3).

Kathe Riley Jackson
Manager, Corporate Communications

Published in Leadership Summit MESA Activities News