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Nick Gelpi Awarded Two Prestigious Distinctions from FIU and the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce

Assistant Professor of Architecture and Founder and Design Principal of GELPI Projects, Nick Gelpi received two prestigious awards this year for his contributions to the Miami Beach community and his outstanding work as a Florida International University faculty member.

On April 26, 2017, Gelpi received recognition as one of FIU’s Top Scholars. This prestigious award honors distinct faculty members and administrators for their significant impact in their respective fields, such as their notable accomplishments or creative work. Gelpi, along with 30 other honorees attended a special reception ceremony at the Ronald W. Reagan Presidential House and were recognized by FIU President, Mark B. Rosenberg, and Provost, Kenneth G. Furton.

Gelpi also received the Forward Thinking Individual Award at the 5th Annual City National Bank Better Beach Awards Ceremony on April 27, 2017. The event was organized by Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Real Estate Council and was held at the 1 Hotel in Miami Beach, FL. Gelpi was one of the stand-out honorees to be recognized for promoting a better and more vibrant Miami Beach. Individuals awarded included pioneers in the marketing, design, architecture, and entrepreneurship industries.

Congratulations to Professor Nick Gelpi and his accomplishments!

To view more pictures of the 2017 FIU Top Scholars Reception, click here.

To read more about the Better Beach Awards, click here.

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