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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

DCP Takes Almost One Quarter of the 2019 Gator100

February 22, 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

Introducing the First Ever DCP Industry Expo

January 30, 2019

By Joey Mazzaferro The College of Design, Construction and Planning held its first ever DCP Industry Expo Feb. 14 and 15 in Exactech Arena at Stephen C. O’Connell Center on the University of Florida campus. The DCP Industry Expo offered the opportunity to hire top graduates and interns and network with leaders and future leaders … Read More

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

January 16, 2019

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 the fifth ranking … Read More

DCP Recognizes Newest Class of UF Graduates

December 15, 2018

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

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