MLA students Diane Cocchiara and Beth Krehbiel work with an art student  to complete phase two of Cairns on the  Beach , an installation in the Stolzer Gallery by artist Stan Herd. Find more information  here

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 04.23.15 

ANNOUNCEMENTS
What's going to happen next year? Where will your classes be? All students who will be enrolled in the MRCP or MLA programs are invited to come to a Move Meeting, have some pizza and find out about the plans for next year:

Friday, May 1, RCP Student and Faculty Move Meeting, noon - 1 pm, Seaton 106c, pizza and information about next year

Monday, May 4, LA Student and Faculty Move Meeting, noon  - 1 pm, Seaton 106c,  pizza and information about next year
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Nicholas Mercado, MLA 5th yr, won Best in Color in the APDesign Delineation Competition.

Assistant Professor Huston Gibson
 and colleagues in the MS Community Development Great Plains Idea consortium received the "Capping the Stone Award" for their work on the MS CD assessment rubric and report. The award was given on March 30 at the annual GP IDEA meeting held in Omaha, NE.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield and her collaborators, Associate Professors Katie Kingery-Page and Lee Skabelund, and Associate Professor Stacy Hutchinson, BAE, received notice that the Environmental Protection Agency has selected the team's application for a Green Infrastructure Demonstration and Training Through Campus Demonstration Projects award. The $36,000 grant will allow evaluation of landscape performance at the International Student Center Rain Garden and the Meadow.  

Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain was one of 10 K-State innovators invited to participate in the inaugural launch of K-State Olathe Ingenuity Central 
on April 9. Brent demonstrated using 3D gaming immersive environments to understand how decisions are made for geospatial awareness and recognition.

Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page and Assistant Professor Kate Nesse travel to Washington, D.C. April 21-23 with the annual delegation of K-State faculty and administrators. The trip allows faculty in the early stages of their careers to network with other K-State researchers and establish working relationships with potential funding agencies. Katie will meet with the NSF-AISL program officer; Kate will meet with the Economic Research Service of USDA; and, both will participate in meetings with the National Science Foundation while in D.C.


 

Stephanie Rolley, Professor and Department Head, represented the Regional & Community Planning Program at the Planning Accreditation Board meeting on April 18 in Seattle, WA in the final phase of the PAB's re-accreditation decision for the program.


 

Professor John Keller and Stephanie Rolley, Professor and Department Head, attended the American Planning Association national conference in Seattle, WA, April 18-21.
SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
2015 JSR Foundation Student Award Competition, $2,000 award, Deadline June 3,  Information
INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Callison, LA Summer Internship,  Contact Ken Howell, KSU MLA '86, RLA,  Associate Principal at ken.howell@callison.com,  Information
PERMANENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
IMPLAN Group LLC, Data Creation Specialist, Information

Meeks Design Group, Inc, Entry Level Landscape Designer,
OF INTEREST
Dede Brokesh will be honored for thirty years of service at K-State at the 2015 Faculty and Professional Staff Retiree Ceremony and Reception on Friday, April 24, 2015, at 4 pm in the Kansas State University Alumni Center Ballroom.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:
 
ASLA Central States Apr 22-24, 2015 Oklahoma City, OK
PGASLA+Manhattan
Lunch and Learn
May 11, 2015 Manhattan, KS
APA Quad-States Meeting Oct 21-23, 2015 Kansas City, MO
ACSP Meeting Oct 23-24, 2015 Houston, TX
ASLA Meeting Nov 7-9, 2015 Chicago, IL

EVENTS & DEADLINES

MAY

 

1 RCP Student and Faculty Meeting, 106c, noon - 1 pm

 

1 Jenny O'Brien LARCP Colloquium, 106c, 4:30 pm

 

1 Ice Cream Social

 

4 LA Student and Faculty Meeting, 106c, noon - 1 pm

 

8 Last day of classes

 

16 Commencement

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