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This page was last updated on April 4, 2011 by Lynn Appel and is hosted by the AE Department © 2011

Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Christopher Ankeny. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

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Lynn Appel

Construction Management

Lynn Appelís Student Biography

Lynn Appel is currently in her 5th year of study in the Architectural Engineering Program at the Pennsylvania State University.† In May 2011, she will graduate with a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering with a focus in construction management and a minor in Architectural Studies.†


This past summer, Lynn worked as an intern for the Office of Physical Plant at the Pennsylvania State University.† Working in the Engineering Services department as a Construction Coordination intern, Lynn gained valuable experience with project management.† She has been assisting with various projects dealing with the Utilities Division and the College of Agriculture since she was hired in September 2009.


Outside of academics, Lynn was an active member of the Womenís Club Lacrosse Team.† As a senior, Lynn was elected to be President of the team.† As president, it was her responsibility to coordinate practices, communicate with other University club sports offices, finalize the game schedule, and organize travel arrangements for team trips.† It was a lot of responsibility, but this experience will definitely help Lynn become a great leader one day.† As a junior, Lynn was the THON chair for the Club Lacrosse Team.† THON is the largest student-run philanthropy in the world and is a year-long effort that raises funds and awareness for the fight against pediatric cancer.†

Click here for Lynnís resume.