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Megan Roberts 10 Selected For Preservation Institute Nantucket Summer Program

The eight-week summer program allows students to participate in the documentation of a historic structure on Nantucket Island

4/16/2010 10:23:45 AM

 

Megan Roberts '10

Megan Roberts ’10 has been selected to represent Randolph College at the 2010 Preservation Institute Nantucket Summer Program. Robert’s $5,500 stipend was made possible by the generosity of A.J. and Lynne Land ’60.

The eight-week summer program allows students to participate in the documentation of a historic structure on Nantucket Island through research, field study, archival drawings, and photographs.

Roberts, an environmental studies major with an American culture minor, is a Theodore Jack Scholar. She is an active leader in the Environmental Club and has served on several college committees including the Facilities Master Plan Committee, Environmental Issues Council, and the Rain Garden Committee.

Roberts joined fellow students Ludovic Lemaitre ’11 and Karl Sakas ’11 to create “A Green Master Plan for Randolph College” under the direction of Karin Warren, associate professor of environmental studies and the Herzog Family Chair in Environmental Studies,and Rick Barnes, professor of psychology and environmental studies. The project was part of the College’s 2008 Summer Research Program.

Roberts also participated in the 2009-10 American Culture Program, “Movement Within America: Transportation, Immigration, and Migration,” and served as an intern with the American Culture Program helping coordinate the 2010 tour and events.

The Preservation Institute: Nantucketwas founded in 1972 as a cooperative endeavor between the Universityof Florida School of Architecture and the Nantucket community to provide students a unique educational experience in a broad spectrum of preservation issues while helping to research and document the historic environment of the island.



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