Three KSA Alumni Among "100 Buckeyes You Should Know"

Three KSA alumni have been named among the "100 Buckeyes You Should Know" by The Ohio State University Alumni Association. Ken Wiseman (BSArch '76, MArch '78), George Acock (BSArch '63) and Jim Sweeney (MCRP '96) were recently recognized by the Association for their personal and professional contributions to practice and society after leaving Ohio State.

Ken  Wiseman is President and Design Principal at Cannon Design, an international architecture, engineering and interior design firm that, last year, created the KSA Cannon Design Internship Program. Cannon Design supported several summer internships for KSA students in its offices in Shanghai and Washington, DC last summer, and soon will announce the winners of the 2012 internship competition. Wiseman is a leading architect of sports facilities, with his design for the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado being recognized as the "Foremost Sports Facility of the Year" by the International Sports Summit.

George Acock, President of Acock Associates, has played a huge role in the apperance of the OSU campus, leading the renovation of the William Oxley Thompson  Memorial Library, and designing the Health Sciences Library, the Student Academic Services Building, and the community center and child-care facility at Buckeye Village. Acock has also been a generous supporter of international travel programs at the KSA.

Jim Sweeney is Executive Director of the Franklinton Development Association. He has played a leading role in helping the struggling community of Franklinton rebound economically and culturally through developing initiatives focused on improved housing, business activity, and creation of an arts district.

Visit the Alumni Society's website for more information about this deserved recognition of KSA alumni Ken Wiseman, George Acock and Jim Sweeney.