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Projects and Partners for Spring 2015

Bristol Historic and Preservation Society & Bristol Art Museum 
Students enrolled in a dynamic photography and history course will research local sites and historic images and use modern photography techniques to shoot the same perspective in the present for an exhibit in Fall 2015.
Professor Stephan Brigidi

City of Newport
Historic Preservation students enrolled in Planning Workshop will analyze Flood Resilience Preservation feasibility and tactics for Newport's Point Neighborhood. 
Professor Jeremy Wells

City of Pawtucket
Web development students will assist in creating a GIS data model of the City of Pawtucket’s separate drainage and/or combined sewer system.
Professor Mark Brickley

City of Pawtucket
Web development students will continue the work of students on the Slater Park Memorial Tree Mapping. Students will continue to identify trees for the GIS Maps and link memorial bios to the trees for the new, interactive website.
Professor Mark Brickley

CPC Alumni Survey 
Marketing students will employ methods of qualitative research design, data collection and analysis, interpretation and utilization to assess CPC alumni base.
Professor Kathy Micken

Fort Adams
A capstone Architecture project will develop a business and space allocation plan for the repurposement of Fort Adams's Southwest wall.  
Professor Arnold Robinson and CPC Staff 

Fort Adams Trust 
Historic Preservation and Business students will develop space allocation plans and design a business case analysis studying alternative uses for the Southwest Wall of the Fort.Professors Hank Kniskern and Philip Marshall

House of Hope Community Development Corporation
Advanced architecture students will develop plans for a large garden for use by Harrington Hall Shelter and will develop a business and marketing plan for the eventual expansion of the garden program to include sale to the public. 
Professor Vikram Bhatt 

House of Hope Community Development Corporation
Web design students will assess and propose alternative design options for the organization's website.  
Professor Alan Cutting  

House of Hope Community Development Corporation
Engineering students will design a multipurpose education and meeting space in the Harrington Hall Rapid Assessment and Rehousing Center.
Professor Michael Emmer   

Latino Policy Institute
Communications students will develop a metrics and analysis system to monitor the effectiveness of the Latino Policy Institute's organizational message.  
Professor Amiee Shelton

Latino Public Radio
Students from Beta Alpha Psi accounting honors society will assist the organization in preparation for their first audit. Students will develop guidelines and instructions which the organization can follow for the future.
Professor Robert Rambo

Lippitt House Museum
Communications students will develop a Marketing and Communications Plan for the Lippitt House Museum's 150th Anniversary.
Professor Amiee Shelton

Newport Restoration Foundation
Research to provide context, infuse social historical understanding, and weave in broader themes for the overall understanding of 18th century Newport buildings will be conducted by an historic preservation graduate student as part of the capstone process.  
Professor Philip Marshall

Norman Bird Sanctuary
Students enrolled in the museums studies course will conduct an on-site analysis of the farmhouse and perform research in order to propose a suggested narrative that could be conveyed in future exhibit space.
Professor Anne Proctor

Paine House
Students enrolled in the museums studies course will propose an historic narrative and new/revised didactic materials for visitors at the Paine House Museum.
Professor Anne Proctor

Pawtucket Central Falls Citizen’s Development Corporation
Graphic design students will assist in developing a brand identity and design guidelines for the organization.
Professor Dina Vincent

Pawtuxet Valley Preservation and Historical Society
Students enrolled in the Historic Preservation Workshop will conduct a study on the Crompton Library to determine the best methods and ways in which to add an addition to the historic structure. 
Professor Arnold Robinson

Project Goal 
Students in RWU's SOAR program will provide teaching assistance and develop lesson plans for Project Goal's after-school tutoring program.
Assistant Director of Student Programs and Leadership Adrianne Henderson 

Project Goal 
Students enrolled in Advanced Design Studio will propose architectural designs for a facility to be used for Projects GOAL’s after school program that focuses on soccer and academic proficiency.
Professor Jeffrey Staats  

Providence Athenaeum
CPC Graduate students will continue the work from last academic year on creating a BIM model for the historic building. 
CPC Graduate Staff

Providence Preservation Society
A feasibility study will be conducted for the Bomes Theater by an historic preservation graduate student as part of the capstone process.
Professor Arnold Robinson

Providence Public Library
Students in the Graduate Architectural Design Studio will investigate real strategic objectives and analyze research to inform the design process for creating the library of the future.
Firm in Residence, designLAB Architects and Mary Ann Upton

Prudence Island Volunteer Fire Department 
Advanced architecture students will propose restoration plans for 2 of the Firehouse bays on Prudence Island.
Professor Gary Graham

Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management
CPC student staff and students from the RWU School of Law are creating a comprehensive rehabilitation and preservation plan for the Colt Estate Horse Stable. 
Professor Arnold Robinson, AIA and Attorney Chris D'Ovidio

Rhode Island Land Trust Council
Statistical modeling students will document local economic benefits of protected open space land.
 Professor Matthew Gregg 

RiverzEdge Arts
Marketing students enrolled in Qualitative Research  will review and assess current data and metrics from the organization and use that data to develop marketing tools and communication messages for the promotion of the organization.
Professor Kathy Micken

Skyscrapers, Inc. 
Astronomy students will create 4 power point presentations, including maps and a narrative, each highlighting the astronomy features visible in the evening sky for the seasons.
Professor Adria Updike 

Steppingstone, Inc. 
Marketing students will devise a strategy for Steppingstone Inc.'s First Step Inn Capital Campaign.
Professor Kathy Micken

St. Michael's Episcopal Church 
A dynamic CPC student staff team will analyze and develop a preservation and feasibility study for St. Michael's Parish House. 
Professor Arnold Robinson

Town of Lincoln
Students from the Roger Williams University School of Law will work in conjunction with the Town to review affordable housing precedents, alternatives and plans to create a document citing potential proposed revisions to the Affordable Housing element of the Town of Lincoln’s Comprehensive Plan.
Professor Michael Burger

Trinity Academy for the Performing Arts
Students in the Historic Preservation Workshop will perform a site investigation for the former Messer Street School in Providence and identify rehabilitation and preservation plans for the space.
Professor Arnold Robinson

UrbanGreens
Marketing students will review and assess current data from the local food cooperative to develop an advertising campaign for the promotion of the organization.
Professor Kathy Micken

Warwick Museum of Art 
Graphic design students will assist in developing an organizational rebranding plan.  
Professor Dina Vincent 

Western Rhode Island Civic and Historical Society
Students in the Historic Preservation Workshop will perform a site investigation for the former Mapledale School in Coventry and identify rehabilitation and preservation plans for the space
Professor Arnold Robinson 

Westport Cultural Council
Students studying Arts Management will perform an arts and culture assessment for the Town of Westport and provide suggestions on how to better promote the arts within the Town.
Professor Brett McKenzie

Women’s Fund of Rhode Island
Students in public administration will survey the Gubernatorial appointments in Rhode Island to determine the existing levels of diversity of boards and commissions in the State.
Professor Katrina Norvell