Category: Communications

students help rebuild

What’s a Flash Mob?

Following the Joplin tornado in 2011, Anna Plunkett and Michael Ligibel led the Drury Smart Mob that participated in ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Joined by dozens other Drury students, Anna and Michael went to Joplin to support a group of architecture students who had designed and were building a landscape feature in Cunningham Park as a tribute to the… Read more →

Shelter featured in local Pittsburg, Kansas news story

The Shelter3 story continues to spread across the Midwest. KOAM 7, a local TV station in Pittsburg, Kansas, recently published a story on Drury and Crowder’s Solar Decathlon home. The report centers around some of the materials used in construction as well as the goals of the project and some of the hands on learning students are benefiting from. Check out the full… Read more →

Shelter house continues to generate regional buzz

With storm season in full swing in the Ozarks, the Crowder-Drury Shelter home continues to gain regional attention. In April, the team was invited to the Safe and Sound Expo, which was attended by more than 7.500 of people and featured several hundred vendors. Come join us at the @kytv Safe & Sound event to learn more about @CrowderDrurySol! #CrowderDrurySolar… Read more →

The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home

By Blake Thomazin & Kayla Nichols When is a House a Home? The Home Life Team Demonstrates the Livability of a Solar-Powered Home During the weeklong Solar Decathlon event in California, teams will have many opportunities to display the living features of their houses, In the Home Life Contest, students must demonstrate that the house is suitable to be a… Read more →

Solar Shower raises funds, awareness for ShelterR3 project

Crowder-Drury’s Solar Decathlon team invited students, members of the community and the Drury Women’s Auxiliary to the Hammon’s School of Architecture on Thursday, March 26, 2015, to learn more about the 2015 Solar Decathlon competition and Crowder-Drury’s ShelteR3 project.  The Solar Shower was also a fundraising opportunity for the team and thanks to the generosity of attendees, the team received a $1,500 gift… Read more →