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Jim Pugh Given Exclusive Recognition

January 29, 2018

M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management graduate Jim Pugh was named to the Horatio Alger Association’s list of Distinguished Americans. This exclusive honor is bestowed upon only a few people each year. To read all about Mr. Pugh’s honor, visit the University of Florida Advancement website at https://www.uff.ufl.edu/your-impact/from-adversity-to-distinguished-american/.

An Evening with Raymond Jungles

February 26, 2018

It’s not every day that our college is visited by a world famous alum. But that was the case recently as landscape architect Raymond Jungles, BLAE ’81, came to DCP and shared his knowledge with our students, faculty and staff. Raymond Jungles is the founder of the Miami-based landscape architecture firm, Raymond Jungles, Inc. (RJI), … Read More

DCP Alum Wins Top Spot in 2018 Gator100

February 6, 2018

The 2018 Gator100 was announced and DCP had 18 companies on the list, including three of the top ten and the top two overall. The Gator100 recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest-growing Gator-owned or Gator-led business in the world each year. Congratulations to Michael Young of ACY Contractors, LLC for being named the top company … Read More

CBA Architects Sponsors New Awards Program

December 6, 2017

This spring, a new opportunity begins for our graduate students to win some serious money. CBA (Charlan Brock Associates) Architects, a full-service architectural firm located in Maitland, is sponsoring an award for students in the University of Florida’s College of Design, Construction and Planning. Students who participate in the Advanced Graduate Architectural Design 2 studio, … Read More

A Grand Anniversary

November 28, 2017

DCP welcomed the Class of ’67 and their guests back to campus as part of their induction into the Grand Guard Society. This celebration to honor the 50th anniversary of a Gator’s first graduation happens every year and is hosted by the University of Florida Alumni Association. This year’s DCP alums inducted into the 2017 … Read More

Improving Outdoor Spaces on Campus

November 1, 2017

Student volunteers from the University of Florida Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA) met with 7th grade students at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School to discuss improvements the middle schoolers would like to make to the outdoor spaces on their campus. P.K. Yonge’s leadership contacted UF SCASLA early this summer for … Read More

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

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