Looking Forward

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On-Site 3D World

by Brandon Hartley

Brandon Hartley, AIA, is a member of the Healthcare Sector and is a BIM Coordinator for PSC. He has been heavily involved with the development of…

In March, PSC’s leadership implemented a COVID-19 Task Force to monitor the changing situation and determine the necessary policies and procedures to maintain operations during the…

Liz Morgan, IIDA, Chandler Cooke, AIA, and Aaron Rivera, AIA, presented “The Imposter – The Struggle of the Emerging Professional” at PSC University 2019. Imposter phenomenon…

Alpine High School Charette from Parkhill, Smith & Cooper on Vimeo. A bond election was approved by Alpine ISD and the community of Alpine in November…

Engineering is a field thought to be primarily for male professionals who enjoy math and science. Encouraging women in the engineering community and young girls with…

Everyone can remember the excitement of getting ready for the first day of school with new supplies. Marcy Trujillo, PE, firm principal, said that the past…

In 1958 Gordon Parkhill moved to El Paso to organize the second location for Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. The office was on the third floor of...
Building community and giving back to the communities it serves has become a cornerstone and philosophy synonymous with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. And the CANtribute Project...

In the early years of PSC’s El Paso office, James Reece Steele would enter the elevator of the historic Mills building designed by Henry C. Trost….

A mentor is by definition “a wise and trusted counselor, guide or teacher” or as an action that means “to support or advise someone with less…

When Gordon Wight Parkhill designed airfields and pipelines during WWII, he was an example of expertise and strength that crossed over into a successful career. Gordon,…

For a year PSC has been working with El Paso Community College (EPCC) to provide architectural design services for a new Academic Classroom and Parking Garage…

We all know that concrete cracks. However, when a 30-year-old, pressurized wet well started developing significant leaks, we sprang into action. The condition of the well…

PCs at PSC

by Valerie Edgren

PSC’s early days of personal computing were just four years after Bill Gates launched Microsoft in 1975. Mike Cartwright, who retired in 2014 as vice president…

This week’s #TimeLapseTuesday features the West Texas Food Bank. The new facility has distributed: 1 million additional pounds of food in 2017 over 500,000 pounds of food…

When the Town of Anthony, Texas, needed an affordable and innovative sign welcoming visitors, they reached out to PSC for the solution. The town wanted to…

When we design a building that is needed by the community, such as the Clinica De Salud Familiar La Fe Pediatric Clinic, that is a rewarding…

PSC was represented by Christina Purcella, Shelby Williams, Kenzie Hall and Jessica Kaskie at the South Plains Career Expo on Wednesday, October 18. The career expo…

Taking PRiDE at PSC

by Travis Cram

Attitude is everything. It’s a common theme heard around every office, locker room or parent-child conversation in a home. Attitude can be the difference between success…

The smell of fudgy chocolate brownies fills the Family Kitchen of the Ronald McDonald House in Lubbock, Texas, mixing with the voices of volunteers and chiming…

“When I was a little kid I always drew up my room in my house. I would always draw the plans for that. You’d always see…

"Note Taking in the Digital Age" was taught by Matt Laverty, a structural engineer with Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. This course reviewed Microsoft OneNote and the...

Kelly is an Interior Designer in PSC’s Higher Ed Sector. She started in the Lubbock office and just transferred to the Frisco office! She has a…

Travis joined PSC’s Marketing department in 2015. He is the Communications Manager and has been an asset in the launch and creation of PSC’s new Website…

Dan  is PSC’s Higher Education Sector Director and serves on PSC’s Board of Directors. Dan is a believer in higher education and, in particular, the liberal…

Danielle is a graduate engineer in the MEP/S Sector. Since joining PSC in 2014, Danielle has gained a wide range of experience in HVAC and plumbing design fields. She has…

RJ joined PSC in 2010 after graduating from Texas Tech University with a Master in Architecture, but also a Visualization Certificate. With this added knowledge, he…

Eric is a  Principal and Sector Director for the Site Development /Site Civil Sector. As a site development expert, he has directed engineering services for over 4,000…

Justin is an Electrical EIT in the Lubbock office. He joined PSC after about 6 years at Xcel energy and serving in the US Marine Corp….

Marcy is a Principal with over 25 years of electrical engineering experience with an emphasis on industrial power systems design, industrial control systems, and power generation. “Engineering…

Shelby is a mechanical EIT in PSC’s MEP/S Sector. She joined PSC in May of 2014. She has a wide range of experience in the HVAC…

“History is not about names and dates, and places and things. It’s about human beings. History is about drama. It’s about love and hate and tragedy…

Butch is PSC’s Engineering Operations Director, Principal, Vice President and is serving on PSC’s Board of Directors as Secretary. Butch has progressively built his management expertise…

Tim joined PSC in 1991 with 15 years of extensive drafting experience that included: government, retail, & architectural shop drawings. As a CAD Manager, he has worked with…

Jaymie is the reception, project assistant and funding liaison in the Las Cruces office. She is the first face you see when you enter the Las…

Happy Veteran’s Day!

by Kristin Thomas

As a continuation of our commitment to leadership development, PSC is pleased to announce the 2017 Leadership Academy Class. The goal of PSC’s Leadership Academy is…

Mike is PSC’s Director of Architectural Operations and serves as Vice President on PSC’s Board of Directors. His experience includes extensive involvement in the planning and…

Debbie is a Word Processor in PSC’s Clerical Department. She is responsible for formatting and editing Specs, letters and all PSC documents. She is the beautiful…

       Monte Hunter is PSC’s Metrics Leader in the K-12 Sector. Prior to joining PSC, Monte was president of Hunter Corral Associates (HCA) for…

Kreg is an Associate and Studio Leader for PSC’s Community Studio 2. Kreg has helped over 48 churches realize their needs and develop designs that are…

Joe Rapier is President/CEO of Parkhill, Smith & Cooper. He has been with PSC for 25 years and leads the 31-member partnership including the duties of…

Hemphill County Airport, tucked away in the northeast corner of the Texas Panhandle, sits just a few miles away from the Canadian river and adjacent to...

Go Black Sox!

by Kristin Thomas

The PSC Black Sox wrapped up the 2016 season with a doubleheader last night, ending with a final record of 2 – 8. “I always say,…

Kaysie is a drafting technician in PSC’s MEP/S Sector. Her experience includes a wide-range of projects, including schools, hospitals, fire stations, storm shelters, and religious institutions…