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BSAED’s Marvin Oduro awarded Leadership Scholarship


Sophomore Marvin Oduro was awarded the inaugural Baltimore Architecture Foundation/AIABaltimore Fellows Leadership Award for Architecture and Environmental Design (BSAED) Students. Established in 2014 following the decision of the Fellows’ Committee of AIABaltimore and the Baltimore Architecture Foundation to support Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) undergraduate program in Architecture and Environmental Design, candidates for this award are ... Read More »

Students Recognized at AIABaltimore Awards

Professor Adam Bridge with students

The School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) was in full force at this year’s AIABaltimore Excellence in Design Awards on October 10th held at UMBC’s new performing arts building. Several of SA+P students were recognized by the Baltimore Chapter of American Institute of Architecture: Future Architects Resources (FAR) Undergraduate Scholarship Award: Pauline Sipin Honorable Mentions: Christian Cueva and Christine Doherty Future Architects Resources ... Read More »

Ashley Jones Research recognized by Minority Access, Inc.

Ashley Jones, a graduate student in the Master of Architecture program, participated in the Minority Access, Inc. annual meeting in DC this weekend.  Her presentation, “Bridging the Gap Between Art and Technology”, was recognized and positively received by the judges and student peers. Minority Access is committed to increasing diversity, decreasing disparities and reducing incidences of environmental injustices. Their mission is ... Read More »

Lithographs by Ruth Connell in Quiet Waters Exhibition

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Architecture Professor and artist Ruth Connell is exhibiting several lithographs in The Galleries at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis, Maryland.  The group exhibition, “Reflections”, is by the AACC Printmaking Club, and the exhibit dates are August 27 to October 12, 2014. Speaking about her work, Ruth Connell writes: “I most often turn to the natural environment for my inspiration, and I ... Read More »

SA+P Participates in Park(ing) Day


In making our city greener, the School of Architecture and Planning (SA+P) participated in Park(ing) Day at two locations in Baltimore city on September 19th.  According to, PARK(ing) Day is an annual open-source global event where citizens, artists and activists collaborate to temporarily transform metered parking spaces into “PARK(ing)” spaces: temporary public places. At 834 W. 36th Street in Hamden, students from the ... Read More »

Morgan State Alumnus Recognized for Design Excellence

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Andre L. Johnson, a 1999 graduate of Morgan State University with a Master of Architecture degree, has won a consecutive American Institute of Architects (AIA) award from the North Carolina chapter for his work. His studio also recently won an AIA award from the Triangle (NC) chapter. This brings the total number of design awards to three since the studio was ... 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 »