Engagement Fellow & Project Manager. Connective Corridor. Syracuse NYA signature strip of cutting-edge cultural development and urban reinvestmentconnecting the University Hill with downtown Syracuse. Assisted team in asuccessful $10.7m TIGER grant completing mapping, renderings and presentations.Assisted in development of citywide public art strategies and served as a designerand design consultant for property owners completing façade improvements.Designed and implemented wayfinding system for Corridor bus and cultural venues.Other responsibilities included graphic design, marketing and communications.
Co-Director & Co-Founder. AIAS Syracuse . Syracuse NYStorefront:Syracuse is a center for design, a forum for public engagement, and aspace to imagine and realize the city’s latent potentials. It is a third space in thecity of Syracuse created in the void of vacant storefront real-estate becoming anuncommissioned intervention connecting designers and the populations they serve.Responsibilities encompassed developing and coordinating public programmingincluding exhibitions, lectures, forums for outreach, roundtable workshops, design-build projects, a design library and social events.
UPSTATE: A Center for Design, Research, and Real Estate
Architectural & Research Intern. Syracuse NYWorked with team of architects and landscape architects to develop comprehensiveneighborhood plan for the Near Westside of Syracuse. Responsibilities includedgreen infrastructure system research, site analysis, renderings and digital modeling.
Architectural Intern. Buffalo NYAssisted multiple design teams in site assessment, schematic design, designdevelopment, construction documents, and client presentations for new constructionK-12, Higher Education and Healthcare projects.
Policy Intern. Syracuse NYSupported non-profit in sustainable community development programs throughgrant research and assessment surveys.
F.O.C.U.S. Greater Syracuse
Grant Writer. Syracuse NYDeveloped complete grant proposal including needs assessment, project narrative,evaluation & outcomes, budget, and client presentation.Policy Intern. Syracuse NYAssisted non-profit in community survey to asses citizen visions for the future of Central New York. Completed survey distribution, coding, and data analysis.
American Institute of Architecture Students
AIAS President . Past President. Syracuse University ChapterGrew chapter into a 150 member innovator of education and design in Syracuse.Created wide array of educational programming opportunities and school materiallibrary. Co-founded successful chapter Freedom by Design program to instigatedesign-build work and civic engagement. Brought student voice into schools StudioCulture Policy and assisted in the schools 2010 NAAB Accreditation process.AIAS Civic Engagement Task Force
& AIAS Studio Culture Task Force .MemberWorked with AIAS leaders to develop means for students to increase the valueof design in the public realm and respond to real issues in their communities.Assisted in development of Studio Culture resources and Tool-Kit for members tofully engage the issues.
Architecture Student Organization
Communications Director . Treasurer. Syracuse NYServed as liaison between the organization, students, and school administration.
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