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Renowned architect to speak at Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE, NY—Morrisville State College is hosting a lecture by renowned Canadian architect, Douglas Cardinal, on April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Little Theatre of the James W. Stewart Center for Student Activities (STUAC).

In 1993, Cardinal was awarded the commission for the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., which resulted in an outstanding design.

Famous for fusing tradition with innovation in his work, and curvilinear lines, Cardinal is also known as a pioneer and world leader in the use of computers in the profession of architecture.

Cardinal received a bachelor of architecture degree from the University of Texas in Austin. His career is decorated with many successful projects in Canada, where he has received all the highest architectural honors, including the Gold Medal of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.

Cardinal’s lecture, which is free and open to the public, is sponsored by Morrisville State College’s Sheila Johnson Institute, CSTEP and STEP programs, the School of Science and Technology, and the Architectural Studies and Design program.

Morrisville State College sets the world in motion for students. Curriculums are enriched with applied learning and pave the way for opportunity at both the Morrisville and Norwich campuses. An action-oriented, interactive learning lab, the college is a national leader in technology. Lauded for its exemplary, innovative and effective community service programs, the college was named to the 2012 President’s Higher Community Service Honor Roll. Visit www.morrisville.edu to experience, Morrisville in motion.