Bill Clinton Visits UVA-Supported Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita
July 20, 2012 — On Friday, former President Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea Clinton, visited the Building Tomorrow Academy of Gita, an eight-room schoolhouse in Uganda funded and designed through Building Tomorrow's student chapter at the University of Virginia.
Undergraduate students in the Initiative reCOVER 2008 spring studio in U.Va.'s School of Architecture, led by associate professor Anselmo Canfora, and the School of Engineering and Applied Science's Engineering in Context program, led by associate professor Dana Elzey, handled the design. Students had raised more than $50,000 through Bike to Uganda, a 7,500-mile stationary bike "ride" held on the Lawn each spring, and other events.
Published: July 23, 2012