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Issa selected as VP for the North American region of UPADI
September 10, 2014Dr. Issa, BCN professor, attended the 2014 meeting of the Pan American Union of Engineering Societies (UPADI) in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Aug. 11-16. At the meeting he was nominated by the American Society of Civil Engineers and elected as Vice-President for the North American region of UPADI.

LA Fall Welcome
September 10, 2014 – On Aug. 28, LAE held its annual “Fall Welcome,” a gathering for new and returning students. Thank you to everyone who attended!

Nawari receives Fulbright Grant
July 22, 2014Dr. Nawari Nawari, SOA associate professor, has received a 2014-2015 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant for teaching and research in Kuwait. Nawari will be conducting research and teaching in Kuwait for ten months during Fall 2014 and Spring 2015. The project has an 80% teaching part and a 20% research component.

BCN alum named UF’s newest trustee
June 27, 2014David Brandon, BCN 1981, founder of Brandon Construction Company in Palm Harbor, has been selected by the State University System’s Board of Governors as UF’s newest trustee. Brandon has expressed continued commitment to the university as a fundraiser and charter member of the M.E. Rinker, Sr. School of Construction Management Advisory Council.

Snider and Williams attend ASLA Advocacy Day
June 23, 2014

Walters recognized with UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors
May 28, 2014Bradley Walters, SOA Assistant Professor, has been recognized with a UF Excellence Award for Assistant Professors.

DCP welcomes its newest alumni
May 21, 2014 – Nearly 230 graduates walked across the stage at the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s spring commencement on May 3 at the Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.

Leedy recognized with Lifetime Achievement Award
May 16, 2014 – Founding father of Sarasota School of Architecture, Gene Leedy, was selected by the University of Florida School of Architecture as the recipient of the school’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

DCP recognizes faculty, student achievements
May 14, 2014 – Congratulations to the 2014 award recipients!

Witters Competition fosters understanding among disciplines
April 30, 2014

Castro named National Olmsted Scholar Finalist
April 23, 2014 – BLA 5 student Viviana Castro was selected as a finalist for the prestigious Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) 2014 National Olmsted Scholar.

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