Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor's Report: 2010-2011 Milestones
Fred Patrick, director of Facilities Design and Construction, stands in front of UNCG's historic Quad. Patrick was recently honored for his excellent work in helping make UNCG's campus a stunning learning environment rich in resources for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Fred Patrick, director of Facilities Design and Construction, stands in front of UNCG's historic Quad. Patrick was recently honored for his excellent work in helping make UNCG's campus a stunning learning environment rich in resources for students, faculty, staff, alumni and community members.

Fred Patrick receives the Frank B. Turner award for career accomplishments

At the 30th Annual State Construction Conference, UNCG's Director of Facilities Design and Construction Fred Patrick was awarded the Frank B. Turner Award. Given annually since 1983, the award recognizes a state government employee for dedicated public service and outstanding professional contributions to the built environment. Patrick has been with the university for 23 years. He is both a licensed architect and a licensed professional engineer. Before joining UNCG, Patrick designed nuclear power plants and various other building types, including ski resorts in California and Colorado. At the university, he has overseen approximately $453 million dollars of new and renovated construction equating to more than five million square feet. Patrick has personally overseen a number of projects that made significant improvements to the character and efficiency of the campus, including creating the Spring Garden streetscape, constructing all parking decks, transforming College Avenue into a pedestrian walkway, and integrating a bridge to Petty Building and a bridge through Peabody Park.