Patrick Girvin AR’88

Running for: Council

Campaign Statement

I’m honored and excited to be nominated for a position on the CUAA Council.  I hope to work collaboratively to return The Cooper Union to fully tuition-free.  The remarkable gift of an excellent education was Peter Cooper’s vision and it has enabled us to pursue meaningful and rewarding careers.  We can and must ensure that this gift is extended to future generations of brilliant and talented students.  

Supporting the school and its mission while keeping the administration focused and accountable is our basic task.  In addition, we can work even harder to connect new graduates to relevant professional networks and job opportunities.  Our strength lies in our ability to collaborate across generations of graduates, maintaining and extending our vibrant community of artists, architects and engineers.  The future is bright!

Thank you for your vote.


Born NYC

B. Arch 1988

4 years Orientation Counselor

Member of Senior Council

Registered architect for 28 years

Worked in NY, VA, CA and Japan

Married 34 years to Cooper Union engineering graduate, with 2 children

Currently Executive Production Designer for Walt Disney Imagineering

Served on Peter Cooper Public Service Award Committee since 2018