Kate Yurko successfully presented this topic at the SCUP North Central 2018 Regional Conference. She has been a frequent presenter at SCUP regional events and is a member of the SCUP North Central Council. She is one of DLR Group’s Higher Education Leaders and has worked with campuses across the nation on integrated campus planning. She is currently involved in space optimization planning and work space strategies at American University, Vanderbilt University, St. Catherine University, and Minnesota State University, Mankato. Her passion for learning and innovation drives research in projected trends, challenges the norm, and explores ideas for cross pollinating higher education with the workforce world.