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Steve and Jim share a commitment to the profession of architecture that includes preparing students for graduate studies in meaningful ways. In addition to teaching, advising, mentoring, and jurying in the Calvin College and Kendall programs, Elevate Studio Architecture Design is proud to have employed and mentored students in serious project roles between their graduate and undergraduate programs. Therefore, we celebrate, and wish well our alumni:

  • Matt VanderPloeg - University of Illinois - Chicago
  • Julia Mason - University of Edinburgh
  • David Mulder - Pratt Institute
  • Sarah Sundt - Calvin College/York St. John University
  • Mike McKinnon - Calvin College/Kendall College of Art and Design (permanent hire)
  • Ethan Sims - University of Detroit Mercy (permanent hire)
  • Jacqui Colaianni - University of Michigan
  • Andrea Toffoli - Kendall College of Art and Design