First-year architecture students travel to Georgia

April 9th, 2018 Comments Off on First-year architecture students travel to Georgia

First-year architecture students (ARC 1546 Studio IB) recently traveled to Atlanta and Savannah, Ga., with Associate Professor Hans Herrmann, Assistant Professor Silvina Lopez Barrera and Visiting Assistant Professor Francesca Hankins.

In Atlanta, students visiting the following:

  • High Museum of Modern Art
  • Museum of Design Atlanta (MODA)
  • A downtown walking tour that included:
    • Hyatt Regency
    • Marriott Marquis
    • Westin Peachtree Plaza
  • Atlanta Central Library
  • Mack Scogin + Merril Elam – office tour

In Savannah, students experienced:

  • A downtown walking tour, including:
    • City Market
    • Johnson Square
    • Wright Square
    • Oglethorpe Square
    • Cathedral of St. John the Baptist 
    • Lafayette Square
    • Madison Square
    • Jepson Center for the Arts
    • Telfair Academy
    • Owens-Thomas House
  • Graveyard(s) tour /talk

School of Architecture alumna and Advisory Board member Wendy Allen takes position at NBC

April 5th, 2018 Comments Off on School of Architecture alumna and Advisory Board member Wendy Allen takes position at NBC

via LinkedIn

Wendy Allen, a 1998 graduate of the Mississippi State University School of Architecture and a member of the school’s Advisory Board, recently accepted a job as Director of Systems and Workflows with NBCUniversal, Studio City, Calif., in the NBC Entertainment Marketing and Digital Group.

Allen has 20 years of experience in the Media and Entertainment industry. She has worked for several organizations including CNN, Turner Studios, PBS and FOX Networks. Allen was a part of the PBS team that received a 2009 Technical Emmy for Pioneering Efforts in Development, Implementation of Network Distribution workflows for ATSC DTV Development. She recently authored a chapter, “Digital Asset Management,” for the National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook, 11th edition.

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