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Author: Christine Klocke

Rome - Colosseum

Mar 23, 2021

Students virtually explore Rome through new lecture series

The College of Design recently received a generous donation to fund a new study abroad experience in Rome, Italy for spring 2021. While finalizing the details last year, the COVID-19 pandemic continued to increase in severity, ultimately putting a stop to the in-person experience. But that setback ended up setting up the college for a virtual experience that brought increased accessibility to all. 

Raney Wilson headshot

Mar 10, 2021

Raney Wilson: Why Scholarships Matter

Raney Wilson is a sophomore graphic design student in the College of Design from Saxapahaw, NC and a recipient of the Raleigh Hunter Scholarship in Visual Design. Hear how scholarships have impacted her experience at the college. 

Professor Tom Barrie

Mar 1, 2021

Thomas Barrie Elevated to FAIA, Bringing College of Design up to Five

Thomas Barrie, FAIA, DPACSA, professor of architecture and director of the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Initiative, has been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects. 

DesignIntelligence Surveys_2018

Feb 26, 2021

COVID-19 Information for Spring 2021

Find the latest policies related to the College of Design's plans for Spring 2021. 

SCPN Spotlight Kofi Boone

Feb 24, 2021

SCPN Spotlight: Kofi Boone

Kofi Boone was recently featured by the State Climate Policy Network on the Importance of Community-Led Design in Creating Just and Livable Cities. All across the country, members of the State Climate Policy Network (SCPN) are fighting to make an impact on climate change in their communities. 

Leazar Hall

Feb 23, 2021

Faculty and Staff: New Hires, Retirements, Accomplishments

Dear College of Design Community,  Hello everyone! I hope your semester is off to a great start. I wanted to take a moment to recognize a few accomplishments within our college, as well as a few changes in faculty and staff.  Accomplishments: Thomas Barrie has been accepted into the AIA College of Fellows! Tom’s writings connecting… 

Burak Erdim with Book Cover

Feb 22, 2021

Q&A with Burak Erdim on his new book, Landed Internationals

Professor Burak Erdim recently released a new book, Landed Internationals, and discusses it in this Q&A. 

Al and Parker Platt

Feb 10, 2021

Al Platt Passes Torch to Son Parker as Next Leader of PLATT

This article is republished with permission from PLATT. Al Platt [M.Arch '75] and son Parker Platt [B.Arch. '99] are alumni of the School of Architecture at the NC State College of Design. Together, they operate PLATT, an architecture, construction, and interior design firm located in Brevard, NC. 

Katherine Peele

Jan 21, 2021

Q&A with Katherine Peele: Why I Give

Katherine currently serves as the president of the College of Design Leaders Council, and is an alumna of the college. She and her husband Rick recently created a scholarship endowment to help design students focus on their studies, rather than their finances. 

AJ Polanco DDes student

Jan 21, 2021

Closing in on a Doctorate

AJ Polanco is the first person in his cohort to successfully complete the academic requirements of the Doctor of Design (DDes) program.