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Cultural Resource Assessment Class Presents Final Project in Eatonton

Cultural Resource Assessment Class Presents Final Project in Eatonton

MHP students in Professor Goetcheus's Cultural Resource Assessment Class presented their final projects on Friday, April 28, in Eatonton, GA. As part of the class, students learned about the various aspects of the National Register of Historic Places and the research required to add places to the National Register. Their final project, which was to add the childhood home of [...]

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CED Teams Earn Recognition in 2016 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge

CED Teams Earn Recognition in 2016 EPA Campus Rainworks Challenge

Two CED teams recently submitted entries in the EPA's 2016 Campus RainWorks Challenge. There were 60 total submissions. With both teams making it to the final round of 16, and one going on to achieve an Honorable Mention, the CED made an impressive showing in this national competition! Congratulations to the team of Ming Guan, Carter Ricks, Danielle Schwartz, Danielle Valdes, and Yuwen Yang [...]

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Vernacular Architecture Visits North Carolina and Virginia

Vernacular Architecture Visits North Carolina and Virginia

Students in Dr. Reinberger's Vernacular Architecture course this semester had the opportunity to participate in a field trip from March 23-25 visiting sites in North Carolina and Virginia. Students started the three day journey with a stop at Mendenhall Homeplace in Jamestown, NC before visiting Old Salem in Winston-Salem, NC. Old Salem is an historic Moravian community featuring Germanic architecture, founded [...]

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2017 CED Alumni and Honors Day

2017 CED Alumni and Honors Day

Over 200 people gathered in the Jackson Street Building on Friday, April 21st for an exciting day of critiques, honors and awards, and the annual Neel Reid Lecture, which featured Allan Armitage. Congratulations to all students, faculty, staff, and CED alumni for their accomplishments and thank you to the Peachtree Garden Club for sponsoring our annual Neel Reid lecture!

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Students Attend World Heritage & Civil Rights Sites Symposium

Students attend World Heritage and Civil Rights Sites Symposium

Several CED students and Program Coordinator Professor Reap attended the World Heritage and U.S. Civil Rights Sites Symposium hosted by Georgia State University last week. The purpose of the symposium was to discuss the potential nomination of sites associated with the U.S. Civil Rights Movement to the World Heritage List. Representatives for many of these sites as well as experts in [...]

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SHPO Hosts Spring Gala

SHPO spring gala

On Friday, April 14, 2017, the Student Historic Preservation Organization hosted its annual Spring Gala fundraising event. The event was themed Secret Garden and was held at the Founders House and Memorial Garden, a perfect setting. Guests enjoyed refreshments including Automatic Pizza and dessert from Donderos' Kitchen while enjoying the spring weather and good company. Second year MHP student Dylan [...]

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SHPO Volunteers With Hands on Athens

SHPO Volunteers With Hands on Athens

The Student Historic Preservation Organization spent the weekend of April 8-9 volunteering with Hands on Athens. Hands on Athens, a program of the Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, is an organization dedicated to assisting low-income Athens homeowners in historic neighborhoods to maintain, repair, and restore their properties as part of overall neighborhood revitalization. As part of their volunteer work this weekend, SHPO members assisted [...]

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Charrette Led By Center For Community Design & Preservation Featured In Columns

Charrette Led By Center For Community Design & Preservation Featured In Columns

The Center for Community Design & Preservation (CCDP) is working with the City of Winterville, Georgia this semester. Recently the CCDP led a charrette in Winterville, with students in the service-learning Community Design Charrettes class leading discussions and work-sessions with local residents. Columns: The Online Newspaper for the University of Georgia Community, featured the charrette in this week's issue, describing the process and some initial findings, as well as including several student perspectives on the value that service-learning projects bring to their education in the CED, as well as to the communities that CCDP assists. "I'm blown away by how intensely they're working and how public this process is," [Winterville Mayor] Ferrelle said, "There are some things that I'm hoping they bring to us that we can put into place and adopt."

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