The Kearney Center

Interior Architecture and Design professor and chair receives national award for work with shelters, transitional housing

Florida State University’s Jill Pable, professor and chair in the Department of Interior Architecture and Design, has received the 2021 Design Luminary Award from the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) as part of the association’s National Awards and ASID Fellows programs. The award recognizes Pable’s research on designing healthy spaces that serve homeless people, such as shelters, permanent supportive and transitional housing types. “It is a distinct honor to be […]

FSU Interior Architecture and Design instructor redesigns local homeless shelter amid COVID-19 crisis 

UPDATE: The Kearney Center has now moved all of its clients from their Municipal Way facility on Tallahassee’s west side to “non-congregate” housing like hotels and apartments to prevent the spread of coronavirus among them.  How can interior design support human health? The connections between human well-being and the buildings and rooms people occupy are […]

Florida State’s College of Education Week to highlight impact of research on community

Florida State University’s seventh annual College of Education Week will feature events from Monday, Oct. 30, through Saturday, Nov. 4, to celebrate the college’s students, alumni, faculty, staff and friends.  This year’s theme, “Research in Action,” will be highlighted at the Dean’s Breakfast that will take place at 8:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 30 at the FSU Alumni […]