Florida State University Department of Interior Architecture & Design, College of Fine Arts, spotlighted FSU Alumnus and SD Principle & Owner, Giselle Newman, for her 2014 ENR McGraw Hill Exemplary Mentor Award.

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Giselle is a local professional who impacts local children and their futures! Through volunteering, Giselle mentors high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction with The ACE Mentor Program. The mission of The ACE (Architecture, Construction, and Engineering) Mentor Program is to engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and to support their continued advancement in the industry. Not only does this organization engage sponsors and volunteer mentors to expose students to real-world opportunities, it financially supports each student's continued success through scholarships and grants!


 

Conceptual Design work published as Special Insert in Fall 09, The Journey Home.
Generated newsletter of Room in The Inn’s Campus for Human Development

Contributor in published article Perspective Journal of the International Interior Design Association “Cheer Up” Winter 2007

Published article Perspective Journal of the International Interior Design Association “Forum Focus: Education and Research” Winter 2007

Published article, Perspective Journal of the International Interior Design Association : “Put into Action” Summer 2008

Founder and Organizer National IIDA/ACE book drive, “PASSitON” Donations for High School Libraries

Published article Perspective Journal of the International Interior Design
Association “Forum Focus: Education and Research” Winter 2006

Published article Perspective Journal of the International Interior Design Association “Forum Focus: Education and Research” Winter 2005

  • Research approved nationally for 0.2 credits Continuing Educational Course (CEU # applied for) “Simple Comforts Within Your Home – Changes and Solutions Relating to the Aging Process “

  • Research approved nationally for 0.1 credits Continuing Educational Course (CEU # 3950) “What’s the Sense in Healing?”

  • Research approved nationally for 0.2 credits Continuing Educational Course (CEU # 3949) “Aging with Gusto – Changes and Solutions”

  • Research approved nationally for 0.3 credits Continuing Educational Course (CEU #7199) “Supportive Design – Environmental Factors”

  • Research approved nationally for 0.5 credit Continuing Educational Course (CEU # 1763) “Supportive Environmental Design Factors for Rehabilitative Healthcare Facilities”

  • Published ASID Pocket CEU (# 7214) “An Analysis of Environmental Factors of a Rehabilitative Unit & Their Relationship to Supportive Design

  • Research Grant for “An Environmental Analysis of Renovated and Non-Renovated Rehabilitative Facilities with Respect to Compliance With the Theory of Supportive Design,” 1997

  • Raised Funds for “An Analysis of Environmental Factors Facilitating and Hindering the Performance of Activities within Various Areas of a Rehabilitative Unit and Their Relationship to The Theory of Supportive Design,” 1996.

  • Published work in Healthcare Flooring Solutions by Wonder Works of America/Pinay Flooring Products, Inc., 1995

  • Brochure inserts “Wayfinding” and “Color in Research,” PDA Publishing, 1995