Trinity University Professor Receives Award from City of San Antonio

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Jul. 25, 2013

Trinity University Professor Receives Award from City of San Antonio

Diana Glawe honored as 'Green Practitioner' at the 2013 Green Building Awards

Diana Glawe Green Building AWard

Attending the Green Building Awards are, from left, Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Adkisson, state Rep. Mike Villarreal, Diana Glawe of Trinity University, and Mary Hammer, interim director of the City of San Antonio's Office of Sustainability. Photo courtesy of the city of San Antonio.

By Josephine Cortez Ayala

SAN ANTONIO-Diana Glawe, associate professor of engineering science at Trinity University, was recognized as a "Green Practitioner" during San Antonio's fifth annual Green Building Awards.

The Green Building Awards celebrate building professionals and owners who have made significant strides in improving the performance of their buildings and specific construction projects. Glawe was distinguished as a "Green Practitioner" in the technical and education category for her research, education, and volunteer work.

Other honorable mentions went to Rinconcito de Esperanza, which was recognized for Commercial Construction-Privately Funded; 310 Madison, recognized for Residential Construction; the city of Converse Economic Development Corporation, recognized as a municipal Green Practitioner; and Hipolito F. Garcia Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, recognized for Commercial Construction-Publicly Funded and winner of the Bill Sinkin Solar Award.

For more information on the 2013 Green Building Awards, contact Mary C. Hammer, interim director for the City's Office of Sustainability, at 210-207-0252, or by email at

Josephine Cortez Ayala, a junior at Trinity University, works in the Office of University Communications and is pursuing a double major in psychology and communication.