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Alumni & Friends: Information For You

“The value of my educational experiences at UF are what have allowed me to provide a better healthcare spatial/healing experience through evidence based design.”

Michael L Compton, LEED AP BD+C
Alumnus
Project Coordinator
GRESHAM, SMITH AND PARTNERS

Graduates from the program, such as Michael, truly see their work making a difference in the lives of others. Alumni and friends are deeply loyal to the program. Some ways that alumni and friends of can stay connected with the program include:

  • Sign up to receive news and updates from the department and the College of Design, Construction and Planning through e-newsletters
  • Attend special lectures and events in the department and College
  • Sponsor an interior design intern in your firm
  • Have your firm participate in the annual Design Career Fair
  • Serve on a jury of design practitioners to review student projects
  • Share an idea for a special project or collaboration
  • Contact us and let us know what you are doing

Margaret Portillo, Ph.D.
Professor and Chair
Office: 336 ARCH
Contact: (352) 264-1430 / mportill@ufl.edu