Hughes Named OSU Ferguson College of Agriculture Distinguished Alumnus

November 8, 2022

Lenny Hughes OSU Alum PresentationOklahoma State University Vice President and Dean of Agriculture Thomas G. Coon presents Halff’s Lenny Hughes with a Distinguished Alumni medal on Oct. 28. (Photo courtesy of Oklahoma State University)

RICHARDSON, Texas — Halff Associates, Inc. (Halff) Planning/Landscape Architecture Practice Leader Lenny Hughes received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Oklahoma State University’s Ferguson College of Agriculture.

Hughes graduated at the top of his class in 1994 with a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture from OSU and was one of the first African American graduates from the program.

Under Hughes’ leadership and passion, Halff has grown from three landscape architects and planners to more than 70 during his 27-year tenure.

In 2021, Hughes received the OSU Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture Distinguished Alumnus Award.

About the Firm

Halff is an award-winning, employee-owned, diverse and multidiscipline professional engineering and architecture firm. For more than 70 years, Halff has provided innovative solutions for clients throughout the United States. Halff is committed to the purpose of improving lives and communities by turning ideas into reality by continuously investing in its employees and fostering a culture of collaboration.

Halff has 28 offices in Arkansas, Florida, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas. The firm is ranked No. 97 by Engineering News-Record. Halff is the No. 10 Top Workplace nationally in 2022 as ranked by Energage for businesses with 1,000 to 2,499 employees.

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