It was a strong personal conviction that led Mary Jane "MJ" Carroll to change the direction of her career at age 47 and return to school to become an architect.
Carroll won the 2011 AIA NYS Student Award for her design of a bus shelter
for a university campus that is universally accessible, financially viable and attractively designed.
For her master’s thesis
, she examined the intersection of policy and practice in accessibility for Toronto’s Regent Park, the oldest and largest public housing project in Canada.
Carroll is currently teaching at Sheridan College and the University at Buffalo.
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