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2014 Kaestle Boos Scholarships to Joanna Grocott, Peter Romains

October 6th, 2014 by dalexander

 

Undergraduate Architecture student Joanna Grocott and graduate student Peter Romains have been awarded the 2014 Kaestle Boos Associates Scholarships, with Grocott receiving the $1000 first prize, and Romains receiving a $500 Honorable Mention. Student submissions were reviewed by a group from Kaestle Boos Associates including Charles Boos, AIA, Principal, Mike McConnell, and KBA Associate and RWU Alumni Todd Costa, ’03.

 

The Summer Academy in Architecture was held for the 18th consecutive year from July 6-August 2, with 27 HS students enrolled

October 6th, 2014 by dalexander

The Summer Academy in Architecture was held for the 18th consecutive year from July 6-August 2, with 27 HS students enrolled—the highest participation total since the program was founded. Student participants were from Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, and Hong Kong. The Academy was led by Julia Bernert with faculty Karen Hughes, BG Shanklin, Sarah Kennedy, Rachel Stopka; Graduate and Undergraduate Assistants Tyler Davenport, Shane Donnelly, Christian Johnson, Sarah Payton, Chris Rossi, Katelyn Veneman, and Jason Waisnor. The quality of work was high, with great spirit among the participants.

SAAHP hosts “Emerging Leaders” Women’s Leadership Network Exhibition and Panel for Alumni Weekend

October 6th, 2014 by dalexander

For the 3rd consecutive year SAAHP hosted an Alumni Weekend panel discussion on June 7, 2014 addressing Women’s Leadership. This year’s gathering featured national and regional leaders including Beverly Willis, FAIA of the Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation (BWAF) New York, the country’s standard-bearer for advancing women in architecture and the building industry, ACSA national President Marilys Nepomechie, FAIA, Professor of Architecture at Florida International University, Kathy Bartels, AIA, Principal, LLB Architects Pawtucket; and SAAHP Women’s Leadership Network leaders Adjunct Faculty member Karen Hughes ’00 and student leaders Kelly Papa ’15 and Kristen Weigel ‘15.