BCT Fundraising Appeal

A message from the BCT program director

The Building and Construction Technology program continues to grow and provide educated professional graduates who are tomorrow’s leaders in the field of sustainable design and construction of the built environment.

Our program relies for support partially on state-funding, but significantly on student tuition and fees, research grants, and development funds from alumni and industry. Donation support is critical in meeting the operating needs of the program’s faculty and student’s alike.

For example, your funding supports student and faculty attendance at conferences and trade shows, which enables them to maintain close connections with industry and the latest developments in the field. It also helps acquire equipment for our teaching laboratories by providing updated testing and analysis systems, which allows our students to learn using the latest in technology. Our BCT alumni have also established a scholarship fund to which you can contribute and whose scholarships directly benefit our current students.

Click one of the buttons below to go to the UMass Development Office’s webpage where you can make your secure online donation directly to BCT. Give as little as $50 or as much as $5,000. Your tax-deductible contribution is always greatly appreciated!

Alternatively, you can contact Program Director Alexander Schreyer to discuss the many ways corporations and individuals can help support the BCT program. We have had many beneficial relationships with individuals and firms that have included: donations (both monetary and in-kind), endowment support, scholarships, student projects, research and teaching support. We would be happy to discuss any way you would like to assist us in moving the BCT program forward.

BCT Supporters

The following list of companies, institutions, and individuals shows the large group of entities that has supported BCT’s mission over the years through monetary gifts, in-kind gifts, scholarships, and other means.

Their contributions are crucial for the success of our program and are much appreciated!

All States Materials Group
Arcadis
Aspen Square Management
Boise Cascade
Center for EcoTechnology
Champion International Corporation
Cherbec Advancement Foundation
CLEAResult
CMC Design Build Inc.
Consigli Construction
Cowls Building Supply, Inc.
Crown Castle
Delmhorst Inc.
Dianne Zottoli, Holden Realty Inc.
Dimeo Construction Company
Ed Herrington, Inc.
Forest Products Society NE
Furman Lumber Inc.
Gaston Electrical
Georgia Pacific Corp.
Gilbane Building Company
Harry L. Folsom Club, International Order of Hoo-Hoo
Hill International Inc.
HireElements / A.W. Hastings
International Forest Products Inc.
J.C Cannistraro, LLC
L Carl & Jean B. Fiocchi
Lee Kennedy Co., Inc.
Leonard Lumber Company
Louisiana-Pacific
Lumber Dealers Association of Connecticut
Marvin Windows
Massachusetts Retail Lumber Dealers Association
Mid-Cape Home Centers
National Lumber
New England Kiln Drying Association
Nordic Structures
Noveon Inc.
Pella Windows and Doors
Plunkett-Webster Inc.
Pulte Homes
Rex Lumber Co.
River Energy Consultants
Rugg Hometown Lumber and Hardware
Sanford and Hawley Inc.
Structural Systems Inc.
The Home Depot
The Whiting-Turner Contracting Co.
Trimble Inc.
Trus-Joist MacMillan
Turner Construction
Universal Foreest Products
Walsh Brothers, Inc.
Wayne J. Griffin Electric, Inc.
Weyerhaeuser Company
Wolf Home Products

We are trying to keep this list as updated as possible. Did we miss someone here? Please let us know.