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MSU and Do Right Foundation Team Up for HIV/AIDS Education

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The School of Community Health & Policy’s Get SMART (Students/Society Mobilized and Retooled to Transform) Project will be working together with the Mario Do Right Foundation to promote substance abuse and HIV/AIDS awareness among emerging adults on the Morgan State University Campus and surrounding community.  The Mario Do Right Foundation is a non-profit youth development organization emphasizing substance abuse prevention ... Read More »

Suzanne Frasier Panelist at the Center for Architecture in NY

Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) Associate Professor Suzanne Frasier was a panelist for “The Future of Public Space”, sponsored by AIA New York and held at the Center for Architecture. The panel, moderated by Richard Sennett, Professor of Sociology, New York University and the London School of Economics and Political Science, discussed the issues and opportunities in our emerging era of urbanism. ... Read More »

BSAED Sophomore wins 2014 Design Competition

Architecture and Environmental Design sophomore and American Institute of Architect student (AIAS) representative, Marvin Oduro, and his three teammates from Virginia Tech, Catholic University of America and Howard University have won the 2014 Inter-School Design Competition on September 14. The one-day design charrette is held annually at the National Building Museum in Washington, DC. Participants are architecture students from the region’s six design ... Read More »

Museum Painting Acquisition for Professor Ruth Connell

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The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum in Hammondsport, New York has selected an art work by architect, educator, and artist Ruth Connell for the museum’s permanent collection. The Curtiss Museum acquisition is the oil painting “Sunny Point I (for Annie)”. created by the artist on site at Lake Keuka in 2012. The painting was exhibited alongside twenty other works by the artist ... Read More »

SA+P Wins Big at AIAMaryland Student Design Awards

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Students from the Graduate Program in Architecture and Undergraduate Program in Architecture & Environmental Design were the big winners at the 2014 AIAMaryland Student Design Awards on September 10 at the Silver Spring Civic Building. Jason Knight, Pauline Sipin, and Francis Ikhalea competed against 40 entries from approximately eight schools.  Jason Knight was named the Graduate Winner (5th/6th Year)for his College Park Airport project. ... Read More »

SA+P receives funding for the U.S. Economic Development Administration Grant

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Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (MD-5) announced that a $100,000 grant was awarded to the U.S. Economic Development Administration, University Center at the University of Maryland, College Park and Morgan State University. The grant will fund the fourth year of a five-year program between the University of Maryland and Morgan State University to foster economic development in Maryland.  Read More »

SA+P Participates in Leadership Conference in DC

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This Summer, the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) Morgan State University Chapter president and vice president, Francis Ikhalea and Marvin Oduro respectively, attended the annual AIAS Grassroots Leadership Conference in Washington, DC. Along with Associate Professor, Suzanne Frasier, the conference was three-days of training and breakout sessions with other 200 students representing architecture schools from all over the country. Conference highlights included meeting “starchitects” ... Read More »

Design Build Spaces Unveiled

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Words By: Brian Stansbury Each year the Undergraduate Program in Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) in the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) offers a SummerDesign/Build studio. This studio has proven to be a valued asset to the curriculum, School and University for many reasons. Promoting the University and SA+P in the public view, demonstration of unique and experimental design and construction methods, ... Read More »

SA+P Welcomes New Faculty

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The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) would like to welcome four new faculty to our family: Dr. Jason Charalambides will be teaching primarily in the Graduate Program in Architecture. He is a professional engineering and registered architect. His research interests include Concrete Design, Steel Design, Statics and Strength of Materials,  Computer and Numerical Methods for the Built Environment Professionals, Building ... Read More »

Reorganizing SA+P

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The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) recently restructured its academic unit in hopes to achieve the following goals: Goal 1: To increase efficiencies and streamline activities among the various academic Goal 2: To tap the intellectual synergies of disciplines to foster transdisciplinary and collaborative engagements that benefit students and faculty. Goal 3: To utilize the lean and more organized structure ... Read More »