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Assistant Dean Appointed for Construction, Design Technologies

Naim N. Jabbour has been named assistant dean of the School of Construction & Design Technologies at Pennsylvania College of Technology.

Jabbour, who is an assistant professor of architectural technology at Penn College, officially begins his duties June 11.

“I’m thrilled that Naim will be joining the leadership team for the School of Construction & Design Technologies,” said Carol A. Lugg, dean of construction and design technologies. “Naim’s combination of solid academic achievements, complemented with industry and classroom experience, will be a valuable contribution. The academic school has a strong legacy of educating students to become leaders in the construction and design industry, and I look forward to the contributions that Naim will bring to this position.”

Naim N. Jabbour
Naim N. Jabbour

Jabbour began his employment with the college in 2009 as an instructor of architectural technology. He was promoted to assistant professor in 2013. Before joining Penn College, he was employed as a project designer/project executive for PBK, Houston.

While at Penn College, Jabbour has been principal investigator for the National Science Foundation S-STEM BE (Built Environment) Scholars Grant Program and was national chair for the U.S. Green Building Council Students (Region 11, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware) – Center for Green Schools from 2011-15.

Jabbour holds a Master of Liberal Arts, extension studies in sustainability, from Harvard University; a Master of Science in architecture, sustainable design concentration, from Carnegie Mellon University; and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Louisiana State University.

He is pursuing a doctorate in professional practice from Carnegie Mellon University.

For more about the programs offered in the School of Construction & Design Technologies, email the school.

For more about Penn College, a national leader in applied technology education, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free, 800-367-9222.


Dana Suter,

Congratulations, Naim – well-deserved!

Erin Shultz,

Congratulations! I look forward to working with you in your new position!

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