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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. The RSVP deadline is September 30 so make sure you register right away. Visit http://bit.ly/30JncXm to reserve your spots. Check in for the event starts at 9 a.m. in the Architecture Atrium. We will … 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

Hailey Wins UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award

March 26, 2019

The College of Design, Construction and Planning is proud to announce that Charlie Hailey, architecture professor, won the 2018-2019 UF Teacher/Scholar of the Year Award. This is the University of Florida’s most prestigious and oldest faculty award. Each year, this award is given to a faculty member who demonstrates distinguished achievement in both teaching and … Read More

FIBER Officially Launched at UF

The Florida Institute for Built Environment Resilience (FIBER) was officially launched on March 20. This institute, part of the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning, will focus on research that helps communities respond to complex environmental challenges by improving the way they plan, design and build the physical environment. FIBER is comprised … Read More

RLF Supports Our College in Multiple Ways

March 15, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro RLF, an Orlando-based multidisciplinary firm, recently sponsored the Design & Planning Career Fair at DCP’s inaugural Industry Expo. The company has been in existence for 84 years and offers services in architecture, mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineering, fire protection, communications and interior design. RLF has been the recipient of numerous local, state … Read More

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