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KAREN GLASS EDUCATION

Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design

Blacksburg, VA Bachelors of Architecture Leadership and Social Change Minor University Honors | GPA 3.78 expected graduation spring 2013

Virginia Tech School of Architecture + Design

Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center fall 2011 - spring 2012

Potomac Senior High School

AP Scholar with Honor, Cambridge Program graduated spring 2008 | GPA 4.451

glasska@vt.edu

SKILLS

AutoCAD 2012 Adobe Creative Suite Microsoft Office

Revit (Learning) Rhino (Learning) Google SketchUp

Physical Modeling Graphic Design Laser Cutting

HONORS + AWARDS

fall 2008 - present Dean’s List (9 semesters + 1 summer semester) fall 2008 - present Robert C. Byrd Virginia Commonwealth Scholarship spring 2012 Shriver & Holland Associates Architecture Scholarship spring 2012 Simpson Strong-Tie National Architecture Scholarship spring 2012 Matthew L. Peters Memorial Scholarship spring 2010 Virginia Tech Delegate, ACC Leadership Conference spring 2009 Carol Newman G.E.R.M.A.N. Club Scholarship spring 2008 Pamplin Leader Award/Scholarship spring 2008 Prince William County Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Captain Brian S. Letendre Memorial Scholarship spring 2008

WORK EXPERIENCE Department of Urban Affairs & Planning

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA Print Lab Technician; fall 2012 - present Working in the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA) print lab plotting all faculty and student-requested drawings, creating posters for the SPIA administrative office, and maintaining large-scale plotter and scanner.

Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Washington, DC Architecture Intern | Junior Designer; spring 2011 - summer 2012, winter 2012 Worked as an intern in the Office for Facilities Management and Policy surveyed current facilities, created and updated CAD files, coordinated renovations with project managers, architects, contractors, furniture vendors, and budget analysts Developed and maintained a floor plan book of all DHHS lease properties that is used to determine monthly rent bills

Deparment of Agricultural and Applied Economics (DAAE)

Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA Research Assistant; summer 2010 Worked as an intern and research assistant for Dr. George Norton within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Researched the economic impact of various integrated pest management strategies on agriculture in developing countries

Bob and Emily Stuart | Household Management

Blacksburg, VA Administrative Assistant; spring 2009 - spring 2011 Worked as an office assistant for a retired professor and his wife Designed and published a book recording the couple’s history and memories of life in America during the early 20th century

ACTIVITIES

American Institute for Architecture Students (AIAS), Virginia Tech

fall 11 - spring 12

SERVE Program, Virginia Tech spring 09 - spring 11 Served as a mentor for the “Students Engaging and Responding through Volunteer Experiences” (SERVE) theme-housing students. Published “Life After the Aha Moment” poster for The Gulf-South Summit for Higher Education in Roanoke, VA spring 10 Campus Outreach, Virginia Tech Participated in servant team

Residential Leadership Community, Virginia Tech Served as a Peer Leader, including facilitating in-class discussion and mentoring freshmen students References available upon request.

spring 09 - spring 11 fall 08 - spring 11


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