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NOMA Invites Kansas State Architect to Speak on Campus

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LaBarbara Wigfall, associate professor, Kansas State  University

March 12, 2014

Penn State’s student chapter of the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA) and the Department of Architecture, Stuckeman School, have co-sponsored a lecture by LaBarbara Wigfall, Wednesday, March 19, at 6:00 p.m. in the Jury Space of the Stuckeman Family Building. Wigfall is associate professor in the department of landscape architecture and regional and community planning at Kansas State University. She was the only designer/planner selected to be on a Fulbright-Hays curriculum development team in the West African nation of Senegal.

Wigfall's areas of focus include historic preservation, community development and urban planning and the post-slavery settlement patterns of African Americans. Wigfall earned her bachelor's degree in architecture from Howard University and her master's in city and regional planning from Harvard University.