Entries by Rachel Brown

2019 Kwame Foundation HBCU College Tour Opens Doors of Opportunity for Area Students

Congratulations to all of the June college graduates, including the 20 seniors who attended Kwame’ Foundation’s college tours over their 2019 Spring Break.  A total of 128 high school juniors and seniors from 16 area high schools participated this year. The Kwame Foundation organized the weeklong bus trip to seven Historically Black Colleges and Universities […]

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Andrew Kulatunga Joins Kwame Building Group as Project Manager

ST. LOUIS, MO – Andrew Kulatunga has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project manager. Kulatunga brings 18 years of project management experience. He is responsible for overseeing all aspects of select KWAME projects in the Dallas area, including estimating, engineering, project controls and overall project communications. Kulatunga earned a Bachelor of Science from […]

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Kwame Building Group receives American Concrete Paving Association Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation at St. Louis Lambert International Airport

  ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group (KWAME) has received the American Concrete Paving Association (ACPA) Excellence in Concrete Paving Award for taxiway and runway rehabilitation work at St. Louis Lambert International Airport (STL). KWAME, via their joint venture with HR Green, Inc., provided project management for the $9.7 million, multi-phase project, which included reconstruction […]

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Four Kwame Building Group employees earn Health Care Construction Certification

ST. LOUIS, MO – Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) employees Johnathan Rodgers, Ayele Belayneh, Nonyameko Waddell and Tamika Cain-Proctor have completed the Health Care Construction Certification through the American Society of Healthcare Engineering (ASHE). ASHE program participants develop a comprehensive risk management approach to critical topics in health care construction and learn the latest health care construction […]

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Jerome M. Dickerson joins Kwame Building Group as Project Engineer

ST. LOUIS, MO – Jerome M. Dickerson of the City of St. Louis, MO has joined Kwame Building Group, Inc. (KWAME) as project engineer. Dickerson works on KWAME’s pre-K through higher education projects, including the firm’s Normandy School District projects. His responsibilities include project budgeting and estimating, contractor and subcontractor communications, site management and responding to […]

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89 Carnahan High School students rewarded with $100 bill for perfect attendance thanks to $8,900 private donation

ST. LOUIS, MO – Students from Carnahan High School who maintained perfect attendance from January 28 to March 1 were awarded with a $100 bill thanks to a donation from Tony Thompson, president of Kwame Building Group and The Kwame Foundation. In total, $8,900 was awarded to 89 students. The incentive program was initiated because […]