Alumni Distinguished Professor of Architecture Patrick Rand was chosen by “Design Intelligence”magazine as one of the 30 most admired educators in its November/December 2012 issue honoring excellence in education and education administration.
The magazine staff cited Rand’s “special ability to teach both traditional and modern applications of building materials” allowing students to develop a “well-rounded store of knowledge” as reasons for the award. “Rand welcomes new ideas and students resonate with him,” the magazine wrote.
Rand started working at NC State in 1977. His recent teaching areas include architectural design studio, architectural detailing and innovative uses of architectural materials. Read more.