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Auburn University

November 27, 2012

David Hinson, Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA) was one of three faculty from Auburn University selected as SEC Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) fellows. The SEC Academic Leadership Development Program (ALDP) is a professional development program that seeks to identify, prepare and advance academic leaders for roles within SEC institutions and beyond. It has two components: a university-level development program designed by each institution for its own participants and two, three-day, SEC-wide workshops held on specified campuses for all program participants.

The School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture (APLA) is one of three U.S. Universities to receive a 2012 NCARB Award from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB for “Studio: Urban Healthcare,” a proposal developed by proposal, developed by Professor Christian Dagg and Professor Kevin Moore. “Studio:  Urban Healthcare” was designed to support APLA faculty collaborations with practicing architects and other design professionals with specialized expertise in healthcare architecture while providing critique and direction to fourth year architecture students as they design a small urban hospital.

Cheryl Morgan, Professor of Architecture and Director of the Urban Studio, has been recognized as one of this year’s SMART Women at the inaugural SMART Party, hosted by The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham, on October 11, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama. The award from the Women's Fund recognizes Morgan, a well-known champion for underserved constituencies, and the efforts of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture’s Urban Studio in Birmingham, Alabama for their work with small town communities across the State.

The U.S. Green Building Council named  three alumni from the Auburn University School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture to the 2012 class of LEED Fellows: Carlie Bullock-Jones ’99 (Interior Design), Holley Henderson ‘93 (Interior Design), and Paula Vaughan ‘82 (Architecture) are among those named to the green building industry’s most prestigious professional designation.

The College of Architecture, Design and Construction honored its students, alumni, staff and friends on October 25, 2012. Several APLA students and faculty were honored. Outstanding Undergraduate award recipients were Allyson Klinner (Architecture), Nicholas Purcell (Interior Architecture), Marjorie Woodbury (Landscape Architecture), and Franchesca Taylor (Community Planning). APLA supporter Patrick Davis received an award for Distinguished Service, and Professor David Hill received the Outstanding Teaching Award. Three former faculty of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA), Robert Faust, D.K. Ruth and Samuel Mockbee, were named Emeritus Professors at the CADC ceremony, and recognized for their long term and significant contributions to the architecture program, and to the School.

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