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DCP Takes Over the Big Apple

October 25, 2019

DCP faculty and staff hopped on a plane and headed for the cooler weather of New York City to see our local alums and friends. Our crew really enjoyed this opportunity to reconnect with them and see how they are shaping the Big Apple for today and the future. We would like to extend a … Read More

College Leaders Come Together for Leadership Summit

October 21, 2019

The third DCP Leadership Summit was held during the week of UF Homecoming and was a major success. At the start of the event, the leaders from each discipline met individually with their groups first.  Then after lunch, they heard from the dean and other college faculty and staff about what is going on at … Read More

Celebrating Homecoming

October 7, 2019

With ESPN’s College GameDay broadcasting near by and the Gator Band playing in the background, DCP alumni came together on Saturday to cheer the Gators on to victory over the Auburn Tigers. Delicious food, fun games, great music and amazing fellowship were found at the DCP 2019 Alumni Tailgate. Festivities for the day kicked off … Read More

Almost Time for the 2019 Alumni Tailgate

September 12, 2019

Our Annual Alumni Tailgate is less than a month away. It all happens October 5th before the Homecoming Game against Auburn. Check in for the event starts at 9 a.m. in the Architecture Atrium. We will be inducting the two latest members of our Rinker School of Construction Management Hall of Fame starting at 10 … Read More

A Bold New World for DCP

August 20, 2019

The University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning is offering a Master of Science in Architectural Studies with a concentration in Themed Environments Integration at our School of Architecture’s CityLab-Orlando starting this fall. Steven Grant, a 28-year veteran of Walt Disney Imagineering, is joining the college as director of this new program. We … Read More

Welcoming the Class of 2023

August 19, 2019

The University of Florida New Student Convocation was held in the Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center to officially welcome all new first-year students to UF. After that event concluded, incoming DCP students walked over to Rinker Hall to be welcomed at our college’s Convocation Celebration. Associate Dean Abdol Chini was the host … Read More

Another Link to DCP

August 8, 2019

To further strengthen the bond between our college and you, our alumni and friends, we created a LinkedIn page where you can be updated with all that is going on at DCP. In a little more than two months, we already have almost 200 followers. We would like to increase that substantially and need your … Read More

Disney Imagineer to Lead UF’s New Graduate Program in Themed Environments Integration

May 16, 2019

(Photo: Rendering of a proposed themed environment courtesy of ITEC Entertainment) Steven Grant, a 28-year veteran of Walt Disney Imagineering, is joining the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning as director of the college’s new graduate program in themed environments integration. “I am delighted that Steven has agreed to join our faculty … Read More

Celebrating DCP’s Newest Graduates

May 7, 2019

The latest graduates of the University of Florida College of Design, Construction and Planning were celebrated at the Spring 2019 Recognition Ceremony. The event, held at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts on UF’s campus, saw 240 students walk across the stage and be recognized for their scholastic success. DCP Dean Chimay … Read More

Back to Help Puerto Rico

April 29, 2019

Last year, the Puerto Rico Re_Start Project was started to help after the devastation of Hurricanes Irma and Maria. Architecture professor Martha Kohen spearheaded this effort and went to Puerto Rico last March along with colleagues and students. This mission was so successful that they decided to do it again. Puerto Rico Re_Start 2 was … Read More

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