Chad Garrety is currently in his fifth and final year of a Bachelors of Architecture Degree at the Pennsylvania State University. He has displayed scholastic excellence earning Dean's List every semester thus far, with a current GPA of 3.87, while involved in various extra curricular clubs and activities. Chad has developed a strong foundation in an understanding of the practice of architecture through various work experiences in the construction industry. He has demonstrated exceptional design ability in Penn State's Architecture program earning many design awards, most notably, including the 2011 Golumbic Scholarship, 2010 Joseph L. and Vivian E. Steele Fund. Scholarship, and the 2008 Penn. State Dept. of Arch. Design Excellence Award.
LSC Design, Inc., York, PA, US, Architectural Designer, Summer Intern
Worked under the supervision of accredited Architects on preliminary design, schematic drawings, design development, and construction documents. Additionally, was individually responsible for completing a digitally modeled day lighting analysis for LEED credit. Most recently, led a research project for the company's largest current project.
Appalachia Service Project, Inc., Johnson City, TN, US, Volunteer Coordinator
Managed residential construction projects for emergency housing repair ranging from roof replacements to room additions, managed volunteer labor, coordinated material purchase (in total, exceeding $60,000) and delivery. Additionally, coordinated volunteer groups prior, during, and following their volunteering experience, documented construction via drawings, photography, and data entry, and managed living quarters for over 600 volunteers.
Imhoff Construction Services, York, PA, US, Carpenter
Completed foundation construction, floor and wall framing, stick and truss roof construction, finish roofing, window and siding installation, interior and exterior finishing.
Richard D. Poole Construction, LLC., York, PA, US, Assistant Saftey Manager
Supervised and enforced safety codes during the construction of the Hanover Hospital Addition as well as general commercial construction labor.
Garrety Glass, Inc., York, PA, US, Glazer, Photographer
Fabricated and installed aluminum door and window frames, installed glass. Additionally, photographed and produced a professional company portfolio.
The Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), University Park, PA, US, BArch, Architecture
Currently a 5th year Bachelors of Architecture Student within the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Also pursuing a minor in Civic and Community Engagement. Will graduate in May of 2012.
GPA: 3.88 / 4.00 (Dean’s List)
Awards: 2010 Hajjar Competition: Honorable Mention, 2008 and 2009 Corbelletti Design Competition: Honorable Mention, Penn. State Dept. of Arch. Design Excellence Award: 1st place (2008), Honorable Mention (2009), 2008
Activities: Study Abroad, American Institute of Architecture Students, Students for Environmentally Enlightened Design, Navigators Christian Fellowship, Alliance Christian Fellowship, CRUX Christian Fellowship