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OneDCP Throws One Great Party

October 19, 2017

Delicious food, fun games, great music and amazing fellowship were found at DCP’s 2017 Alumni Tailgate. Festivities for the day kicked off with the induction of Ron Foster, Sr. into the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management’s Construction Hall of Fame. Then attendees went over to the Architecture Building for an amazing spread catered … Read More

Foster, Sr. Inducted Into Rinker School’s Construction Hall of Fame

October 11, 2017

On October 7, the Rinker School’s Construction Hall of Fame inducted its newest member: Ron Foster, Sr., BBC 1967. In 1985, Foster founded The Stellar Group with three entrepreneurial partners, one of which was his brother, Chuck. The Stellar Group started out with only 12 people and year-one revenues of $10 million. Under Foster’s leadership, … Read More

Fall Premiere Was a Huge Success

September 22, 2017

DCP’s Fall Premiere was the place to be if you were a DCP student. Lots of student organizations to meet, free dinner from Firehouse Subs and the debut of the #OneDCP t-shirt, generously donated to each student courtesy of Balfour Beatty. The event was hosted by the DCP Ambassadors. Thank you to each one of … Read More

Meet the Gator behind Atlanta’s new stadium

August 25, 2017

By Alisson Clark, UF News (Photo credit Atlanta United FC) When fans step into the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, they might be too astonished by its many world’s firsts — such as the roof that opens like a camera lens — to consider the effort that made it possible. But that’s exactly what University … Read More

Alumna helps students discover a career in landscape architecture

August 2, 2017

“What is landscape architecture?” That’s the first question Nicole Plunkett (BLAE 10), asks students she meets through her non-profit organization, Future Landscape Architects of America or FLAA. The organization’s main goal is to educate K-12 students about a career in landscape architecture. FLAA has a volunteer committee of 18 landscape architects located throughout Florida. “The … Read More

Summer Design Exploration Program

July 26, 2017

The School of Architecture (SoA) recently completed another successful edition of the Summer Design Exploration Program, which offers both valuable insight and first-hand experience to prospective architecture design students. The Design Exploration Program provides these students with a greater understanding of both the architectural curriculum and environment at the University of Florida by learning through … Read More

Preview What DCP Is All About

June 19, 2017

Every Summer, the University of Florida welcomes its new Gators to Preview, an orientation program designed to help students transition to college and welcome them and their families to the university. “The college’s role during Preview is to introduce our programs and opportunities through two 40-minute presentations,” DCP Assistant Director of Academic Affairs Pat De … Read More

Atlanta Tour Stop

May 19, 2017

DCP rolled into Atlanta on May 15 for Dean Chimay Anumba’s Tour Stop. No damaged highways were going to stop the DCP crew from visiting the city and thanking all the local alumni for their support of our college. Everyone had a great time at our event hosted by Steelcase at their beautiful facility.   … Read More

AIA Conference on Architecture 2017

May 1, 2017

The AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando, held April 27-29, was a huge success. UF DCP’s exhibit of student work was placed in a high traffic area to showcase their skills and doctoral student Lesa Lorusso presented her multi-sensory environments dementia research. Also, thank you to the UF Alumni Association and executive director Tim … Read More

Spring 2017 Commencement

This past weekend, a new group of DCP students graduated from the University of Florida and will now do great things wherever their journey may take them. While this may be goodbye for now, these graduates will always be a part of the DCP family and we wish them the best. Congratulations! Be sure to … Read More

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