MAHP News Archive

September News

Kim O'Connell (MAHP 2006) was awarded a Writing Fellowship for the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts based at Sweet Briar College.  VCCA was founded in 1971 near Charlottesville, VA and is the only creative arts program in the country associated with an institution of higher education.  Fellows in writing, the creative arts, and theater spend up to two weeks at the Center, allowing them to think, talk and interact with other fellows without the distraction of day-to-day activities.  Kim will be in residence in January 2015.

Brian Horne (MAHP 2013) presented a paper, based on his thesis "Hopstoric" Preservation at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial Archeology's annual conference in Portland this spring.  Brian's thesis examined the reuse of historic industrial spaces for micro-breweries, and the relationship between the buildings and the images projected by the companies.  

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Current student wins Mildred Colodny Diversity Scholarship for Graduate Study in Historic Preservation

Lawana Holland Moore is the recipient of the 2014 The National Trust for Historic Preservation's Mildred Colodny Diversity Scholarship for Graduate Study in Historic Preservation.  The award provides her with an internship with the National Trust, scholarship to support her graduate studies in the Master of Arts in Historic Preservation program at Goucher College, and support to participate in the Trust's PastForward Conference in Savannah, Georgia.

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