January 25, 2002
Appointments and promotions; campus events
Appointments and promotions
Larry Fusaro has joined Physical Facilities as university architect. He will be responsible for campus planning and major capital projects. Before coming to Purdue, Fusaro served as the director for the Facility Capital Development Department with the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, in Iowa City, Iowa. The department was responsible for more than 100 new and phased remodeling projects per year for the Iowa City hospital and outreach clinic facilities. He has more than 25 years of architectural experience in both public and private practice. Fusaro earned his bachelor's of design-architecture and a bachelor's of building construction from the University of Florida and a master's of architecture from Clemson University. Fusaro replaces Thomas Schmenk, Purdue's director of facilities planning and university architect. Schmenk came to Purdue in 1968 and became university architect in 1972. Schmenk will serve as assistant to Vice President for Physical Facilities Wayne Kjonaas until June.
Purdue faculty and staff are invited to a presentation entitled, "Bringing Out the Best in the People You Work With" by Les Parrott III, an award-winning author and professor of clinical psychology at Seattle Pacific University. The presentation will be held from 10 a.m.- noon Friday, Feb. 8 in Fowler Hall. Parrott has been a featured speaker at numerous conferences and seminars for executives, government officials, professional athletes and college students. The author of, "High Maintenance Relationships, How to Handle Impossible People," Parrott is the founder and director of the Center for Relationship Development.
Purdue students who will graduate in 2002 and plan to pursue an advanced degree at Purdue are invited to apply for one of ten graduate fellowships from Mortar Board. Each fellowship will be worth at least $2500. Applicants must have a minimum graduate index of 3.2. Applications, available at the office of the Dean of Students, must be submitted by Friday, March 1. For more information, contact Christa Phillips at (765) 494-1232.
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