Dan Fields Of EYP/BJAC to Speak at the SCUP 2013 Southern Regional Conference

Local Architect Featured at Regional Conference for Work on NC A&T State Student Wellness Center.

Raleigh, NC, October 11, 2013 --(PR.com)-- EYP/BJAC, an expertise-based, integrated architecture firm specializing in academic, medical, research and government clients, has announced that Dan Fields, AIA, principal at EYP/BJAC, will present at the 2013 Society for College and University Planning (SCUP) Southern Regional Conference on Monday, Oct. 21 in Atlanta, Ga. In his presentation, Fields will discuss the strategic planning initiatives behind the design of a student wellness center that transforms the approach to healthcare at North Carolina A&T State University. He will be joined by Andrew M. Perkins, assistant vice chancellor of NC A&T.

The NC A&T Preeminence 2020 Strategic Plan embraces the transformation of its student life experience, including the creation of a new 27,500-square-foot student health center. Designed through a thoughtful and engaged process featuring student input, the prominently sited facility celebrates a holistic approach to health care in a welcoming environment. This interactive presentation will explore the significant planning and strategic thinking that went into this decision, and how the project is transforming the strategic course of health care on campus.

The Society for College and University Planning is an organization that provides its members with the knowledge and resources to establish and achieve institutional planning goals within the context of best practices and emerging trends. The SCUP 2013 Southern Regional Conference aims to address the future of higher education with a focus on the way we think of and plan for the changes in higher education institutions.

"The SCUP conference is a great opportunity for individuals from all industries to come together to focus on the changes in higher education,” said John Baxter, AIA, education sector leader at EYP. “Dan brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in working with a variety of colleges and universities to implement plans to positively impact the student experience. His presentation at the SCUP conference will give the audience a chance to hear about his unique approach to changing the perception of campus health care through his work on North Carolina A&T State University’s campus."

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EYP/BJAC is an expertise-based, integrated architecture firm that partners with academic, medical, research, and government clients to realize vital long and short-term objectives, offering specialized design, planning, sustainability consulting, and project delivery services. EYP/BJAC also specializes in energy consulting and implementation, and historic preservation. EYP/BJAC is a strategic partnership between BJAC and EYP, a global provider of comprehensive building design, research, and related consulting services to a broad range of markets, including education, government, healthcare, and corporate. With employees located across the country in 12 offices, it is a recognized leader in high-performance design for all of the key markets that it serves. Prominently ranked on numerous industry “best of” lists, EYP successfully delivers expertise-driven services to clients around the world. www.eypae.com
Robert Buhler