Miramar College Student Union


This Student Union houses all non-academic functions in one location, including food services/dining, bookstore, convenience store and cyber cafe/multipurpose room. Miramar College is known historically as a commuter campus; the Student Union encourages students to stay and be more engaged in their educational experience.

November 6th, 2015 | Comments Off | Podcasts
How Can You Maximize Your Largest Investment?

ROI_Return on Innovation FINAL

Workplace professionals from all over the world emerged in Denver last month to attend World Workplace 2015.  The theme of this year’s conference was focused on a central message “Collaborate to Innovate”.  More than 4000 attendees from over 40 countries gathered to share thought leadership and attend immersive learning sessions ranging from Innovation in the Workplace, Wellness, Sustainability, Workplace Strategies, to day to day Facility Management.    READ MORE

November 5th, 2015 | Comments Off | Work It
College of Wooster: The Gault Schoolhouse Adaptive Reuse


Once the former Beall Avenue School (built in 1901) that was later repurposed as Wooster College’s Gault Family Learning Center has been transformed into student housing. The Gault Schoolhouse design incorporates apartment and suite-style accommodations.



October 29th, 2015 | Comments Off | Podcasts
University of Arkansas at Fort Smith: Residence Hall & Dining Facility


Historically a small commuter campus, University of Arkansas at Fort Smith was growing. As part of a 2020 Campus Plan, the University had an immediate need for a 450-bed residence hall and a 230-seat dining facility.


October 29th, 2015 | Comments Off | Podcasts
When in Rome…

On a recent trip to Italy, my husband and I were sitting in a café in Rome. He reminded me of a funny scene in the movie, “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy” (the mere mention of which inevitably starts my husband laughing hysterically).

In the scene, Ron Burgundy (played by Will Ferrell) and Veronica Corningstone (played by Christina Applegate) are having dinner in a restaurant. Veronica notices that some of the other patrons are smoking and decides she’ll do the same, saying, “When in Rome….” Although Ron doesn’t know what the quote means, he nonetheless uses it throughout the movie completely out of context. READ MORE

May 28th, 2013 | Comments Off | P.S.
What I’ve Learned From My Dogs

As Director of HR for a large firm, people often ask me for advice about issues at work and outside of work.  Believe it or not, some of the best lessons I’ve learned have actually come from observing my dogs. 

Olive and Bridget, an inseparable pair, see every day as an adventure.  They have taught me so much and make me strive to be as good a person as they think I am.  Although I must admit I don’t always succeed, my dogs inspire me to try to live by these tried and true rules:  READ MORE

August 31st, 2012 | 1 Comment | P.S.