Spring Term Begins March 26th!
Registration Deadline for spring full-term classes is March 24th:
Notice to Faculty and Students of the Historic Preservation Program
2012-2013 brochures are available and may be requested via email or view our fall course listings online. Classes fill up quickly so please register early to secure a spot in the fall course offerings!
The saying “dark cloud with a silver lining” certainly applies to the fire that ravaged historic Mead Hall on August 24, 1989. The campus community stood sad vigil that day at what appeared to be the end for the stately mansion built long before the University got its start. But with the help of preservation experts, what began as a tragedy has yielded a beautifully restored campus centerpiece and inspired an educational program to benefit Drew and all of New Jersey’s citizens.
Now entering its fifteenth year, the Certificate in Historic Preservation program has offered over 120 courses, provided essential training to local historic commissions, received a grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, and was the recipient of a 2001 New Jersey Historic Preservation Award. But most importantly, this program has awarded certificates to over 170 graduates who continue to promote the importance of historic preservation in their own community. Some have even gone on to graduate programs and new careers as a result of their experience at Drew University.
These courses are designed for anyone interested in the field of preservation: members of historic preservation commissions, town planners, attorneys and engineers. Our audience includes real estate professionals, volunteers at historic sites, owners of old or historic buildings, architects, developers and contractors, designers, and artisans in the construction field.
To receive a hard copy of a full brochure in the mail please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (973) 408-3185.
Learn About Certificate Graduates and Faculty
Faculty and graduates of the certificate program were featured in the fall 2009 issue of Drew Magazine. Read about how they’re Saving Jersey’s Past, from Morristown to Cape May, for future generations. Saving Jersey’s Past, by Lori Chambers.
The Certificate in Historic Preservation is an educational program offered by Drew University’s Caspersen School of Graduate Studies for all persons with an individual interest in or professional connection to historic preservation. The program promotes the importance of historic preservation in communities by bringing together a wide range of active professionals in the field & government, with all interested students, for understanding the vocabulary and discipline of historic preservation. The Certificate in Historic Preservation supports and encourages program participants in becoming knowledgeable and active constituents in historic preservation.