The pipeline between Western Carolina University and Kettering University continues as Michael Smith, director of the Kimmel School of Construction Management, has been named founding dean of the School of Management at the Michigan-based university.
Robert Steffen, WCU assistant professor of construction management, received accolades for his work as technical chairman for a committee that created an industry manual titled “Guidelines and Recommended Practices for Fiber-Reinforced-Polymer (FRP) Architectural Products.”
Western Carolina University’s annual Kimmel School Capstone Symposium will be 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, in the Center for Applied Technology building.
Jeffrey L. Ray, dean of the School of Engineering Technology and Management at Southern Polytechnic State University in Marietta, Georgia, will be the next dean of the Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology at Western Carolina University.
Western Carolina University’s Kimmel School of Construction Management and Technology has been awarded a three-year $100,000 grant from the National Housing Endowment to further develop construction management programs with an emphasis on land development.
Phillip Sanger, associate professor and director of the Center for Rapid Product Realization, participated in a presentation on social entrepreneurship at North Carolina Campus Compact’s Civic Engagement Institute recently held at Elon University.
Bill Yang, assistant professor of engineering and technology, has been awarded a Kimmel School Rapid Center Development Grant in the amount of $5,000 in support of his proposal “Fabrication of Optical Metamaterials Using Oxford Lasers DP100-5s.”