Cathy Braasch

Cathy Braasch is an artist, architect, and educator. She is the principal of Braasch Architecture and an associate teaching professor in Penn State’s Department of Architecture. Her research interests include foundational design pedagogy, diversity, equity, inclusion in design education, and participatory design. She is the project director for the Robert Reed Drawing Workshops, celebrating the pioneering Black educator and artist. Previously, she worked at Stoss Landscape Urbanism, Stephen Yablon Architect, and Della Valle Bernheimer. She began the Daily Drawing series in 2012 and, in 2025, will be presenting the most recent work at the Woskob Gallery. She received a Master of Architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design and a Bachelor of Arts at Yale.



We believe in karaoke—a powerful tool inviting vulnerability, connection, and joy! Whether you like to sing out loud, cheer others on, or just observe quietly, you are welcome to join Dept of Transformation. Just take a deep breath and answer the question: "What is a song you would like to hear sung in karaoke?"


Title Artist Duration
Gasolina Daddy Yankee 03:12
Hips Don't Lie Shakira feat. Wyclef Jean 02:28
Pocketful of Sunshine Natasha Bedingfield 03:34
Let's Go Crazy Prince & The Revolution 04:54


We invite you to share your favorite songs, whether they're beloved classics or hidden gems, and let your musical choices become part of our collective soundtrack. By submitting your tracks, you'll help create an inclusive, dynamic playlist that brings us closer together through the power of music.

To submit a song, please send a Link to a Youtube Video in the form below.