Student Success District Wins Three DBIA Western Pacific Region Awards

 |  Press Release

TUCSON, Ariz. (July 25, 2023) – Sundt Construction, alongside architectural firms Poster Mirto McDonald and Miller Hull, won three Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) Western Pacific Region awards. The Design Excellence Award, Award of Excellence for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Design Build and The Innovation Award awards were presented for their work on the Student Success District project for The University of Arizona.

“It is an honor to be recognized by our industry for the partnership and effort on this project,” said Sundt Vice President and Tucson Regional Director Ian McDowell. “We’re proud of the transformation and know that this new district will support thousands of students in the years to come as they pursue their higher education goals.”

The project consisted of four buildings in total for The District, combining numerous student services previously spread across campus into one main area. The Student Success District offers tutoring and academic advising services, hosts mental health and campus wellness programming and provides students a hub to access library resources and technology. The district provides students with seamless access to resources and expertise to reach their academic and career goals.

The DBIA Awards are given to projects that demonstrate successful application of design-build best practices.

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Sundt Construction, Inc.
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