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Not Everyone Can Afford the All-American On-Campus Experience

Not Everyone Can Afford the All-American On-Campus Experience | SCUP Links | Scoop.it
Living away from home gives students a chance to immerse themselves in new academic and social worlds. But that kind of college experience is available only to an increasingly privileged few.
Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:

"But the arguments for living on campus are complicated at every turn. In reality, dorm life, especially at selective schools, can be alienating for first-generation minority students struggling to relate to peers with private school diplomas and plenty of pocket money. To low-income parents, many of whom have more traditional values, talk of non-academic engagement can sound pretty frivolous and even suspicious, as if easy access to frat row were being recast as a pillar of a well-rounded education. To these same parents, staying at home doesn’t seem at all unconventional. In high school, my peers and I understood going away to college as going away. Separation from family was part of the deal. This is not a universally accepted notion in Latino and Asian family traditions in which multi-generational households are quite common."

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The Best of Campus Planning, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture | 2014

Plan for the Transformation of Higher Education is higher education's premier planning conference—you will find most of the planning professionals who receive these SCUP awards in gorgeous (and transformed) Pittsburgh, July 12–16.


Below, the 2014 recipients of the Society for College and University Planning's annual awards recognizing excellence in the above fields. Details, including images, about each project and award will be available shortly. See those details about the 2013 recipients now.

Society for College and University Planning (SCUP)'s insight:
2014 SCUP Excellence in Planning for a District or Campus ComponentHonor Award College of Charleston for Dixie Plantation Master Plan with Ayers Saint GrossHonor Award University of Chicago for New Academic Complex and Campus Precinct with Ann Beha ArchitectsSpecial Citation Kent State University and the City of Kent, OH for College Town Kent with NBBJ
2014 SCUP Excellence in Planning for an Existing Campus
Honor Award Tecnologico de Monterrey, Regeneración - A Vision Plan for the Distrito Tec and Monterrey with Sasaki Associates, Inc.Honor Award University of Texas at Austin for University of Texas at Austin Campus Master Plan with Sasaki Associates, Inc.Merit Award University of Wisconsin-Madison for Campus Master Plan with Ayers Saint Gross
2014 SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture – Open Space Planning and Design
Honor Award

Duke University for Hybrid Landscape West Campus with Reed Hilderbrand LLC

Merit Award

University of Wisconsin-Waukesha for University Field Station Master Plan with GRAEF

2014 SCUP Excellence in Landscape Architecture – General Design
Honor Award Stony Brook University/The State University of New York for Simons Center for Geometry and Physics with Dirtworks Landscape Architects, PCHonor Award University of British Columbia for Pedestrian Campus, University of British ColumbiaHonor Award University of Massachusetts Amherst for Southwest Concourse Revitalization with Stephen Stimson Associates Landscape ArchitectsMerit Award University of Pennsylvania for Shoemaker Green with Andropogon Associates Ltd.
2014 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for a New Building
Honor Award Massachusetts College of Art and Design for Tree House Residence Hall with ADD Inc.Honor Award SUNY-ESF College of Environmental Science and Forestry for Gateway Center with Architerra Inc.Honor Award University of California, San Diego for University of California, San Diego - Medical Education and Telemedicine Building with Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLPHonor Award University of Utah, Salt Lake City for Natural History Museum of Utah with Ennead ArchitectsMerit Award California State University, Northridge for Student Recreation Center with LPA, Inc.Merit Award

Modesto Junior College, Yosemite Community College District for Student Services Building with Perkins+Will

Merit Award

University of Baltimore for John and Frances Angelos Law Center with Ayers Saint Gross

2014 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for Building Additions or Adaptive Reuse
Honor Award Arizona State University for Student Health Services with orcutt | winslow and Lake | Flato ArchitectsHonor Award Bridgewater State University for Science and Mathematics Center with PayetteHonor Award Thompson Rivers University for Old Main Academic Building Addition with Diamond Schmitt ArchitectsHonor Award University of Massachusetts Dartmouth for Claire T. Carney Library with designLAB architectsHonor Award University of Washington for Odegaard Undergraduate Library with The Miller Hull PartnershipMerit Award Brown University for Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World with Anmahian Winton ArchitectsMerit Award Colorado State University for Durrell Center with 4240 ArchitectureMerit Award

Georgetown University for Georgetown University School of Continuing Studies, STUDIOS Architects

Merit Award Riverside Community College District for Center for Social Justice and Civil Liberties with LPA Inc.Merit Award University of Pennsylvania for George A Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field with Crawford Architects
2014 SCUP/AIA-CAE Excellence in Architecture for Restoration or Preservation
Honor Award Arizona State University for Manzanita Hall with Studio Ma with Solomon Cordwell BuenzHonor Award Northwestern University for Charles Deering Library West Entry Restoration with HBRA Architects, Inc.

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Dynamic Planning Leads to Expanded Growth on Major Campuses #umiami Symposium 9/18

Dynamic Planning Leads to Expanded Growth on Major Campuses #umiami Symposium 9/18 | SCUP Links | Scoop.it

Recovering from recent economic challenges, three major institutions in the southern region of Florida are creating and implementing dynamic plans for the future that will be the catalyst to both expanded growth on the campuses and increased quality as they strive to meet the growing expectations of students and the changing face of higher education. The University of Miami is expanding, replacing, and renovating all of its existing housing stock through a carefully sequenced nine-year plan. The University of South Florida in Tampa is anticipating the use of a public-private partnership structure for a large scale mixed-use development including more than 2,000 student housing beds.  Florida International University is among the top 10 in national enrollment and number 1 nationally in graduating Hispanic students and has recently opened new student housing on that campus. 


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