Student

Megan Bugbee

  • Architecture & Sustainable Design

A star on the field and in the classroom, Megan was named a BE Scholar by the National Science Foundation for her academic achievements. She was also singled out by the North Eastern Athletic Conference for balancing her team commitment with personal accomplishments. In the words of her instructor, "she always strives for progress, and truly believes that there are no shortcuts to any place worth going." 

Megan Bugbee
Leading the Way

Q&A with Megan

WHEN DID YOU DECIDE THAT SUSTAINABLE DESIGN WAS FOR YOU?

I have always been interested in the world of architecture while growing up, and learning that I could use architecture to make the world a cleaner and more sustainable place sold me on furthering my education – not only in architecture, but also in sustainable design

WHAT SEALED THE DEAL, CONVINCING YOU TO CHOOSE PENN COLLEGE?

Most people recognize me around campus because I am a member of the women's soccer team. When I was recruited to come play soccer here at Penn College and found out about the architecture program, I knew this was the perfect school for me.

WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE LEARNED THUS FAR?

The most intriguing thing I have learned here at Penn College is that every class you take offers you something new to learn. It just depends on how you use that information.

WHEN YOU TALK TO OTHERS ABOUT PENN COLLEGE, WHAT ARE YOUR KEY SELLING POINTS?

How friendly the faculty and students are, From the first time I was on campus, I felt very comfortable and at home.

HOW ARE FACULTY PREPARING YOU FOR YOUR FUTURE CAREER?

Every semester, faculty have made sure students are building our portfolios to bring to our job interviews and internships.

WHAT'S THE ADVANTAGE OF MIXING ATHLETICS & COLLEGE LIFE?

The greatest advantage to being an athlete is that it has taught me time management and how to become a leader. Those skills have been the biggest takeaway because I have used them in the classroom and have been very successful.

Faculty & Staff

"Megan is driven by her motivation to create and shape a better future through architecture and sustainable design. The desire to reach her fullest potential is unequivocal. She always strives for progress, and truly believes that there are no shortcuts to any place worth going. Megan embodies the values and mission of our program to make our planet more resilient, sustainable, and beautiful."

 

Naim Jabbour

Assistant Professor, Architecture

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Architecture & Sustainable Design

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