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#UF23 Welcomed to the DCP Family

April 1, 2019

The College of Design, Construction and Planning welcomed its newest members at the New Student Showcase. The incoming freshmen class, #UF23, were treated to tours of the college and ended their day with an ice cream social. They learned about our undergraduate majors in architecture, construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and sustainability and the … Read More

DCP Visits Tampa

March 29, 2019

The UF College of Design, Construction and Planning came to Tampa and took over Ulele, a restaurant on the city’s Riverwalk, to host this year’s edition of the DCP Tampa Tour Stop. This annual alumni networking event gave us an opportunity to update everyone about what’s going on in our college while also offering a … Read More

Interior Design Student One of 2019 Disney Imaginations Design Winners

March 18, 2019

Interior design senior Katie Woody was part of a team representing four top design programs that won second place in the Walt Disney Imagineering’s 28th Imaginations Design Competition, which celebrates imaginative themed design and seeks out the next generation of diverse and talented Imagineers. Woody’s team of four college students represented the University of Florida, … Read More

CPPI Leads the Way on Gator Giving Day

March 7, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The University of Florida held its inaugural Stand Up & Holler: Gator Nation Giving Day. The goal was to receive 5,000 gifts of at least one dollar. The Gator Nation wound up smashing that goal with a total of 11,535 gifts that raised more than $12.6 million. DCP contributed to UF’s total … Read More

Interior Design’s Meneely Wins CIDA Award

March 12, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) recently named Interior Design Associate Professor Jason Meneely a 2018 CIDA Award for Excellence Merit Winner for “Finding Virtue in the Virtual: A Values Driven Approach for VR in Design Education.” The CIDA Award for Excellence Competition nationally recognizes outstanding practices in interior design education. … Read More

DCP Takes Almost One Quarter of the 2019 Gator100

March 8, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The 2019 Gator100 was announced and the College of Design, Construction and Planning comprised almost a quarter of the list. Our college had three in the top ten, nine of the top 25 and a total of 24 companies, offering further proof that our alumni continue to shape the world we live … Read More

First Metal 3D Printer in Florida

February 8, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The Infinity Fab Lab, a collaboration between the College of Design, Construction and Planning and the College of the Arts, recently became the first place in the state of Florida with a metal 3D printer after the addition of the Markforged Metal X printer. The Fab Lab has one of only about … Read More

UF Online Rises to Fifth in the Nation for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

February 14, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro UF Online has risen to No. 5 in the 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report for the best online bachelor’s degree programs in the country, up from No. 12 in 2018. The University of Florida launched UF Online in January 2014 and by the program’s fifth birthday, it has achieved … Read More

Balancing Act to Begin Time at DCP

Student Profile – Zach Shrader, Urban and Regional Planning Zach Shrader had a whirlwind start to his time in the online master’s program in the Department of Urban and Regional Planning. His youngest child, VeraLynn, was born a week before he started the program here. Shrader currently lives in Tallahassee with his wife and three … Read More

DCP Recognizes Newest Class of UF Graduates

January 16, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro On a beautiful December evening, the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning held a Recognition Ceremony to honor its Fall 2018 graduating class. The ceremony was held at the iconic University Auditorium, which was filled with proud family and friends who anxiously awaited seeing their loved one cross the … Read More