BJC's Charles Henson Recognized for DEI

BJC's Charles Henson Recognized for DEI

May 2024 - Charles Henson, BJC planning, design and construction (PD&C) senior diversity manager, was recently recognized at the Connections to Success annual tribute.

Apprentices make connections on Campus Renewal

Apprentices make connections on Campus Renewal

May 2024 - Retaining apprentices is a challenge in the construction industry. McCarthy Building Companies has launched a program on BJC's Campus Renewal to beat the odds. 

Webster Groves High School Students Tour Campus Renewal Site

Webster Groves High School Students Tour Campus Renewal Site

February 2024 - Daland Jefferson, a junior at Webster Groves High School, likes figuring out how to do things. That’s why he recently joined some of his classmates at the BJC Campus Renewal Career Resource Center to learn more about careers in construction and the trades.

New Plaza Gift and Flower Shop Opens

New Plaza Gift and Flower Shop Opens

January 10, 2024 - The Plaza Gift and Flower Shop in the main lobby will open Wednesday, Jan. 10 at 7 a.m. following extensive renovations that started in February 2023. The renovations are part of the Campus Renewal Project. 

BJC's Charles Henson Headlines Diversity Event

BJC's Charles Henson Headlines Diversity Event

November 2023 - A story of persistence, fortitude and determination captivated an audience of several hundred as Charles Henson, BJC senior manager of diversity for Planning, Design & Construction (PD&C), recalled his early career challenges during a keynote speech at MOKAN’s 49th Anniversary and Annual Awards dinner on November 17.

Construction Workers Get Vaccinated

Construction Workers Get Vaccinated

October 2023 - BJC HealthCare’s infection prevention specialists Loie Couch and Becca Vines vaccinated 25 workers on the Campus Renewal Project at Barnes-Jewish Hospital. The vaccine clinic continues BJC's tradition of offering flu vaccinations to trades men and women partners on construction projects. 

Construction Inclusion Week Features Speakers and Activities

Construction Inclusion Week Features Speakers and Activities

October 2023 - “I am different, just like you” was a theme of the third annual Construction Inclusion Week on the Campus Renewal Project, a week of daily activities to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in the construction industry. The week focused on “calling people in” and centered around recognizing that everyone is diverse.

Greg Mohler to Retire as Planning, Design and Construction Vice President

Greg Mohler to Retire as Planning, Design and Construction Vice President

August 2023 - Greg Mohler, BJC vice president of Planning, Design and Construction (PD&C), has announced plans to retire in April 2024. Former BJC PD&C employee Michael Hayes has returned to the organization to succeed Mohler.

Barnes-Jewish Plaza to Close Sept. 30

Barnes-Jewish Plaza to Close Sept. 30

Barnes-Jewish Plaza will close Sept. 30 starting at 3 a.m. until early afternoon. Concrete will be poured on the deck of the pedestrian bridge that was set last weekend. Follow the detour signs to the main entrance. 

Hudlin Park Tennis Courts Resurfacing

Hudlin Park Tennis Courts Resurfacing

September 2023 - In April, work began to resurface the tennis courts in Hudlin Park. The first pair of courts have reopened, and work on the eastermost pair has started. The work is expected to be completed by the end of the year, and two courts will remain open at all times.