SCUP Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference

Pittsburgh, PA

March 11-13, 2018

EYP will be presenting two dynamic sessions at this year's Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference.

Strategically Planning for Collaboration in Interprofessional Health Education
Robert McClure, AIA, Lead Designer, Jennifer Amster, AIA, LEED AP, Principal & Health Education Planner, and Dr. Alexander Tartaglia, Senior Associate Dean, School of Allied Health Professions at Virginia Commonwealth University will explore strategies for planning collaborative medical education spaces that mirror real-world healthcare environments and opportunities for meeting pedagogy shifts, implementing change, and improving experiential learning.

Transformers – More Material Science and Engineering Than Meets the Eyes!
Kip Ellis, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal & Lead Designer, and Dwayne C. Rush, PE, LEED AP, Project Manager, Office of Physical Plant at The Pennsylvania State University will discuss a progressive and radical re-configuration of a Beaux-Arts era building, utilizing high performance based zoning, creating an entirely new, collaborative interdisciplinary research center featuring innovative, open, and highly transparent qualities.


Robert McClure

Robert McClure, AIA, NCARB

Innovation & Strategy Design Principal

Jennifer Amster

Jennifer Amster, AIA, LEED AP

Health Education Planning & Design


exterior view of building rendering

Allied Health Building

Virginia Commonwealth University

Health Education

Learning to care: team-trained clinicians develop critical real-world skills.

Exterior of Steidle

Steidle Building

The Pennsylvania State University

Academic Innovation

Modernization transforms a 100+ year-old building into a world-class environment for Material Science & Engineering research.