Charlotte, NC


Peter Aranyi leads our Student Life practice and is passionate about working with university clients to create dynamic student life communities that will encourage growth through active learning, socialization, engagement, unity and overall student success. He believes that the communities we design should promote both student learning and leadership development by creating an atmosphere that emphasizes continuous intellectual growth and opportunities for the students to lead. The spaces we design create a culture of teamwork and collaboration through advocacy, support and active participation. He has devoted the last 16 years of his career to developing student life projects that fulfill the needs of the students and universities through his active participation in over 35 student life projects over his 32-year career.

He is a frequent speaker at national, regional, and state level conferences including The Society for College and University Planning (SCUP); the Association of College and University Housing Officers-International (ACUHO-I); and APPA, Leadership in Education Facilities.

Peter is involved in strategic leadership of the firm as a member of our Board of Directors. When he’s not working, Peter is avid about staying fit and enjoys growing vegetables and spending time with his two rescue dogs.

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