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DCP Students First in Country To Become IPAL Graduates

June 25, 2018

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning was the first program in the country to have students graduate by using the Integrated Path to Architectural Licensure (IPAL).  This option, overseen by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), streamlines the process for earning an architecture license while students earn their degree. … Read More

The Value of Teamwork

July 12, 2018

Alumni Profile – Carly Jacobson, Interior Design Carly Jacobson, BDES 2008, learned the value of teamwork and accentuating the best traits of your team while at DCP. Can you tell us about your career? Graduated from DCP in 2008 and began my career at TPG Architecture in NYC. I specialized in workplace design with a … Read More

Varela Uses Tools Acquired at DCP to Succeed in Work Environment

June 14, 2018

Alumni Profile – Samantha Varela, Sustainability Sustainability alumnus Samantha Varela works for SEQUIL Systems in South Florida. She credits the skills developed here at DCP in helping her quickly adapt to her fast-paced working environment. Can you tell us about your career? I am a Sustainability Advisor for SEQUIL Systems Inc. My career at SEQUIL … Read More

Zwick Enjoys Helping Students Solve Problems in New Ways

Paul Zwick, Urban and Regional Planning – Faculty Profile Paul Zwick is a professor in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. He will be retiring shortly after having been a faculty member for more than 30 years. He sat down with DCP Communications and shared his insights about himself, his students and the college. … Read More

Donner Named 2018 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist

Student Profile – Bryce Donner, Landscape Architecture Landscape architecture student Bryce Donner was recently named a 2018 National Olmsted Scholar Finalist. This program is the premier national leadership award program for landscape architecture students. As an undergraduate finalist for this award, Donner received $3,000. He was nominated for the award by our landscape architecture faculty. … Read More

Making the Permitting Process Easier

June 25, 2018

University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning Interim Assistant Dean for Graduate Education Nawari Nawari’s book, Building Information Modeling: Automated Code Checking and Compliance Processes, is available now. It focuses on how engineers, architects and construction practitioners can benefit from automating code checking in building design. According to Nawari, the book introduces an … Read More

Jeff Kalish Memorial Fund

June 20, 2018

The Jeff Kalish Memorial Fund was established by his close college friends and fellow DCP alums, Thomas C. Murphy and Mark Mummert. They felt the need to keep Kalish’s memory alive at the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management by setting up a scholarship in his name. According to Murphy, Kalish was a devoted … Read More

CBA Prize Awarded to Architecture Students

June 1, 2018

CBA (Charlan Brock Associates) Architects, a full-service architectural firm located in Maitland, sponsored an award for architecture students in the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. The students eligible for this prize were in the Advanced Graduate Architectural Design 2 studio. CBA Architects has a longstanding relationship with our college. Firm founders … Read More

Evan Bolton Memorial Scholarship

The Evan Bolton Memorial Scholarship was established by friends, family and local builders. This scholarship fund honors Bolton, who died unexpectedly in March 2017 at the age of 13. Bolton grew up in Gainesville, Florida and attended Alachua County Schools. His father, Adam Bolton, is a 1997 M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management graduate … Read More

Helping To Restart Puerto Rico

May 18, 2018

Architecture Professor Martha Kohen has spearheaded the effort known as the Puerto Rico Re_Start Project. In March, she went to Puerto Rico along with colleagues and students to help after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. The Puerto Rico Re_Start International Project and Research Workshop was held at the University of Puerto Rico – … Read More

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