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Carl Small Town Center at MSU receives public outreach, design honors for ‘Marking the Mule’ project

Mississippi State’s Carl Small Town Center is receiving two statewide awards for its “Marking the Mule” project focused on advancing citizen engagement in the Marks community. CSTC Director Leah F. Kemp recently accepted a 2017 Public Outreach Award from the Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning Association. The award recognizes an individual or program that uses information and education to ...

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Beard + Riser Architects wins AIA Mississippi Awards

Beard + Riser Architects of Greenwood and Oxford recently won three design awards from the American Institute of Architects Mississippi Chapter. Rail Spike Park Pavilion received the highest commendation, an AIA Honor Award, as well as the Sambo Mockbee Membership Award. The pavilion was one component of a two mile rails-to-trails conversion utilizing an MDOT grant. The City of Greenwood ...

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Mississippi Board Executive Appointed to Board of Directors for International Organization

Jenny Owen, Executive Director of the Mississippi State Board of Architecture for 14 years, has been appointed as the Member Board Executive (MBE) Director on the Board of Directors for the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB). Owen will also serve as Chair of CLARB’s MBE Committee, which is charged annually to complete a scope of work aligned with ...

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Mississippi Landscape Architect Transitions to International Organization’s Past President and Chair of Committee that Oversees Elections Process

Christopher Hoffman, founder of Christopher B. Hoffman Landscape Architects, a Clinton-based firm, has transitioned to Past President and Chair of the Committee on Nominations for the Council of Landscape Architectural Registration Boards (CLARB) after recently concluding his one-year term as President of the organization. He will serve in these roles through Sept. 30. Hoffman has previously held many leadership positions ...

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Bryant Joins Barrett Design Studio

Katrina Bryant, Allied ASID, has joined Barrett Design Studio as a staff designer. Bryant has over 20 years of experience as a designer. Prior to joining Barrett Design Studio, she was a Corporate Facilities Designer with BBT Corporation of North Carolina. She was previously with Barbara Barry Galleries in retail space design. Bryant also worked with Hayden Design Associates as ...

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Architectural firm announces licensure

David Ford, AIA, of Dale Partners Architects P.A., recently passed his architectural registration exams and became a licensed architect in the state of Mississippi. Ford has over 24 years of experience, and has been with Dale Partners for nine years. He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Mississippi State University in 1993. While at Dale Partners, Ford has been heavily ...

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MSU’s Carl Small Town Center gains new director, community planner

Mississippi State’s Carl Small Town Center has selected its new leader and another member to the team. Leah F. Kemp was promoted to CSTC director in July, while Thomas R. Gregory III is the community planner. Prior to assuming the center’s directorship, Kemp served for six years as assistant director and one year as interim director. At MSU, she also ...

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Haupt assumes new leadership role in MSU’s College of Architecture, Art and Design

Jeffrey Haupt, who previously served as the painting concentration coordinator in the Department of Art, was recently named associate dean for Mississippi State University’s College of Architecture, Art and Design. The move allows Associate Dean Greg Hall to concentrate his work as interim director of the college’s Building Construction Science program. Haupt received his Master of Fine Arts from Indiana ...

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Mitchell Appointed to Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors

William C. “Bill” Mitchell of Brown, Mitchell and Alexander Inc., has been appointed by Gov. Phil Bryant to the Mississippi Board of Licensure for Professional Engineers and Surveyors. Mitchell is a Registered Professional Engineer, Land Surveyor and Certified Construction Manager. He completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Administration from Mississippi State University. ...

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