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RI Tree Council Tree Stewards Training course offered to SAAHP students

November 11th, 2015 by bcampbell031

The RI Tree Council offered their Tree Stewards Training course in October 2015 to a group of 35 SAAHP students and others composed of the Roger Williams University Macro Live Learn Community, Self-Directed Live Learn Community, RWU AIAS student organization, Newport Tree Society, and Town of Warren participants. The course was sponsored by the RWU Live Learn Community Initiative and the Newport Tree Society, and taught by the RI Tree Council’s Technical Director, John Campanini.  The Tree Steward course is a basic element of training for student leaders in the RWU Arboretum, and the Macro Live Learn: Reforestation for Climate Change initiative.

SAAHP Student Interns supported by Career Investment Program present at Homecoming

November 11th, 2015 by bcampbell031

Eight students supported from the SAAHP Career Investment Program participated in a Homecoming Weekend panel regarding their recent internship placements. The panel included presentations to alumni, parents and other students by

Jacob Droogan, MASS Design Group, Boston
Sarah Phillips, MASS Design Group, Boston
Sam Frohlinger, Sixteen on Center, Tiverton, RI
Alexandra Gustafson, Kirby Perkins Construction, Middletown, RI
Andrew Larsen, Vision 3 Architects, Providence, RI
Taylor Messier, Saccoccio Associates, Cranston, RI
Tim Pranaitis, Meander Studio

Associate Dean Greg Laramie moderated the panel, where students discussed the firms involved, the process involved in securing their positions, their work experience, and advice for other students.

Vikram Bhatt wins $50,000 Margolese National Design for Living Prize

February 18th, 2015 by bshapiro459

Vikram Bhatt, Spring 2015 Visiting Professor at Roger Williams University School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation, has won the Margolese National Design for Living Prize, a $50,000 award given annually to a Canadian who has made and continues to make outstanding contributions to the development or improvement of living environments for Canadians of all economic classes. Bhatt was subsequently featured in the Vancouver Sun.

Link to Margolese Prize Website

Link to Vancouver Sun Article

Architecture Graduates Attend M.Arch. Programs in Fall 2014

February 11th, 2015 by bshapiro459

December 2013 and May 2014 graduates from the BS in Architecture program are attending several graduate programs across the US in Fall 2014, including Daniel Foguere at the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture, Giovanna Lang at the University of Cincinnati College of Design, Architecture and Planning; Matthew Diack at the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCIARC), and Michael Laurencelle at the University of Washington. 70% of this year’s undergraduate Architecture graduating class will continue on to Roger Williams University’s Master of Architecture Program.



Checkerboard Film Foundation Donates Films on Architects to SAAHP

February 11th, 2015 by bshapiro459

The Checkerboard Film Foundation, New York has donated 20 feature films on architecture to the School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation. The Foundation was established in 1979 to document, through the medium of film and video, artists who are making unique and important contributions to the American Arts.

Checkerboard Film Foundation