Alumni Speaker Series

Hear how UB architecture graduates have designed their careers through the Perspectives speaker series. Build your network, cultivate mentorship, and learn about diverse career trajectories and work experiences in a casual, conversational format that encourages Q&A. 

Perspectives program

  • Elisabeth Perreault (MArch ’03)

    April 4, 2023
    Perreault shares her professional journey as Health Practice Leader for CannonDesign’s Buffalo office. Elisabeth Perreault engages healthcare organizations in and around North America to design solutions that profoundly impact human life.

  • Tesia Walsky (MArch ’10)

    March 16, 2023
    Walsky shares her professional journey as Senior Associate of M Moser Associates. Initially practicing earth construction and teaching at the Auroville Earth Institute, then moving to the UAE to consult on innovative technologies, including water treatment, earth building and sustainable materials.

  • Barry Yanku (MArch '80, BPS '75)

    February 6, 2023

    Join us for a Perspectives Alumni Q&A as alumnus Barry Yanku (MArch '80, BPS '75) shares his professional journey as vice president and aviation studio design director for Corgan Inc. Initially pursuing a career in the performing arts, Barry turned his love for dance into a 40+ year career in architecture design.

UB Alumni

Interested in participating in our Perspectives speaker series?

We welcome all alumni to reach out and let us know if you'd like to share your story and professional experiences with our students.

Contact Elaine Chow, professional development coordinator for UB's Department of Architecture, at