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2014

Ransom Center Undergoes Exterior Renovation

Project Manager Sang Lee was interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.) This project was also featured in The Horn.

2013

Projects to Increase Fire Safety to be Completed by Summer

Project Manager Andy Adkins was interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.)

Center for Students in Recovery to Move Location

Project Manager Deborah Femat was interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.)

Cockrell Hall Repairs to Reduce Energy Loss and Save University Money

Project Manager Tony Guzman was interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.)

New Water Bottle Filler Stations Keep Students Hydrated

Project Planning Manager Shannon Hanney and Assistant Director Mike Debow were interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.)

Sign Shop Dedicated to Quality

Sign Shop Manager Matthew Carpenter was interviewed for this Daily Texan article. (Click on heading above to see article.)

Projects Replace Outdated HVAC and Controls

Project Manager Aziz Hussaini and Assistant Director Mike Debow were interviewed for this Daily Texan online article: "During warm summer months, UT restores decades-old a/c systems".

Remembering Our Fallen

PMCS Assistant Director Mike Debow served as master of ceremonies at the Texas "Remembering Our Fallen" event at the Bob Bullock Museum on May 25.

Tower bells project completed

PMCS was in the news regarding this project, managed by Ricardo Puemape:

KUT: "Carillon Concerts Ready to Resume"
KVUE: "UT tower bells restoration project complete" (newscast) and video

2012

PMCS Lights the Tower

Manager Neal Crump and Crew Leader Steve Giannascoli are interviewed by the Daily Texan.

Repair project will improve safety in Bell Tower

From Nov. 1 until Jan. 31, the carillon bells housed in the UT Tower will be out of commission for a $71,000 repair project. The Daily Texan interviews PMCS Director Bill Throop.

Welch Convocation Hall Renovations

Project Manager Pablo Ruiz is interviewed by the Daily Texan.

Jester Dorm renovations pending

Director Bill Throop and Associate Director Mike Debow are quoted in Daily Texan.

PMCS Employees Teach Children about Construction and Safety

Read about how PMCS Director Bill Throop and Carpenter Laura Burrows introduced the concept of construction to kindergartners: Making an Impact in the Community: A Visit to Summitt Elementary School

 

2011

University sign makers cover it all

Read Our Campus article about the Sign Shop.

PMCS' Tower HVAC Project Subject of Video

Historically Significant Interiors Cataloged

To access the catalog of historically significant interiors on the UT campus and learn how the catalog will be used, visit our Sustainability site.

University sign makers cover it all.

Read Our Campus article.

PMCS holds second annual Sustainability Fair.

Read Daily Texan article.

PMCS Requires Contractors to Operate Safely

The Daily Texan interviewed Director Bill Throop and Safety Coordinator Eric Slape about construction site safety at UT.

 

2010

Tower upgrade brings temporary changes to lighting configurations

PMCS managed replacement of the air-handling unit on the observation deck level of the Tower. See media coverage: KNOW article; Austin American-Statesman slide show; News 8; KEYE; KVUE; and KXAN.

William Randolph Hearst Building receives LEED gold certification for its renovation.

Read Daily Texan article.

University aims for sustainability in building and renovations projects

Read Daily Texan article.

2009

PMCS employees spotlighted for toy-making & gift-giving

See 2009 Orange Santa video.

PMCS improves building efficiencies

Read comments from Director Bill Throop in July 30, 2009, Daily Texan article.

New UT buildings will fit higher energy standards

Read comments from Senior Project Manager Bethany Trombley in March 2, 2009, Daily Texan article.

Carpentry Shop makes toys for Orange Santa

Read November 26, 2008, Daily Texan article.

"Ready for Another 75 Years"

Read about the Littlefield Fountain restoration in The Alcade, November/December 2008.

2008

PMCS Assisting Landmarks Art Program with Set up of Loaned sculptures

Articles about the loan program appeared in the New York Times, the Austin American-Statesman and the Daily Texan.

Construction Expanding Outdoor Food Court at Texas Union Building

Read Daily Texan article [no longer available online].

Littlefield Fountain Operation During Commencement

Construction will pause for photo opportunities. View release for details.

2007

Frauke Bartels Wins 2007 SLICE Award

Read more about the SLICE Awards.

Window Replacements at McCombs School of Business

Read more about the window replacements.

Shannon Hanney wins 2007 Staff Excellence Award

Shannon was honored by President Bill Powers at the 46th annual Staff Recognition Program.

Green Renovations at the Perry Casteneda Library

. Read more about the green renovations.

Fire Safety Renovations at the Texas Memorial Museum

Read more about the fire safety renovations.

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