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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

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

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