Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 06.09.16

JOB OPPORTUNITIES
100 Resilient Cities, Summer Internship,  Information

AASHTO, Program Specialist, Information

City of Derby, Assistant City Planner,  Information

City of Houston, Transportation Manager I and IV, Information

City of Santa Monica, Principal Transportation Planner, Information

DC Metro, Project Manager,  Information

District Department of Transportation, Transportation Planner, Information

Fairfax County, Planner III - Planning Division, Information

Foothill Transit, Quality Assurance Inspector (2 positions), Information

HUD, Housing Innovations Specialist, Information

MIT Office of Sustainability, Project Manager (2 positions), Information

MTC, Open Externally Legislative Analyst, Information

Montgomery Parks, Paid Internship,  Information

National Park Services, Architect (Conservator), Information

Nelson\Nygaard Consulting Associates, Associate I, Information

NPS, Bike Outreach Intern, Information

Richmond Promise, Policy + Program Manager, Information

San Francisco County Transportation Authority, Transportation Planner, Information

The Appalachian Regional Commission, Regional and Planning Research Intern, Information

The Capitol Riverfront BID, Planning Analyst,

The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District (BID), Public Realm Coordinator, Information

TransForm, Transportation Equity Coordinator, Information
OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS
Students receiving awards during the 2016 APDesign Commencement ceremony include:

Landscape Architecture
ASLA Honor Award - Amanda Santoro and Erin Wilson
ASLA Merit Award - Lauren Heermann and Jared Sickmann 
APDesign ARCC King Medal - Kim Kneifl
Sigma Lambda Alpha International Honor Society - Taylor Lininger, Amanda Santoro and Erin Wilson
KSU 2016 Landscape Architecture Foundation Olmsted Scholar - Beth Krehbiel
Dr. Robert P. Ealy Award - Jared Sickmann
MLA Outstanding Graduate Student Award - Erin Wilson
L.R. Quinlan Award - Parker Ruskamp
Outstanding MLA Research Award - Jared Sickmann

Regional & Community Planning
APDesign Sigma Tau Delta Medal - Everett Haynes
MRCP ARCC King Medal Nominee - Colin Victory
RCP Outstanding Master's Report - Colin Victory
AICP Outstanding Student Award - Jessica Weber

Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page was invited back by The Wichita Art Museum to lecture on Landscapes for Art, this time for their docents, who will be integral in interpreting the museum's new 9-acre sculpture grounds on May 9.

The K-State Community Development Master's Program was honored with the Exceptional Credit Program Award
from the  Association of Continuing Higher Education  by Global Campus on May 3.

Assistant Professor Hyung Jin Kim's co-authored articles,  Built Environment Factors Influencing Walking to School Behaviors: A Comparison between a Small and Large US City and Does a More Centrally Located School Promote Walking to School? Spatial Centrality in School-Neighborhood Settings are published in Frontiers in Public Health and Journal of Physical Activity & Health, respectively.

Associate Professor Katie Kingery-Page hosted 30+ K-6 and their teacher, Chris Yenni, from the Wakefield, KS Project LEAD Great & Groovy Garden Summer Camp today. They visited the Meadow and stopped by the summer studio.
OF INTEREST
APA and AICP make one AICP Exam Fee Scholarship available to the Kansas Chapter each year.  With the scholarship, the combined exam and application fee is only $145 for new applicants and $75 for previously approved AICP applicants. Click here for details.
UPCOMING PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEETINGS:

June 1-4, 2016
Chicago, IL
June 10-11, 2016
Philadelphia, PA
IMCL Conference June 13-17, 2016 Rome, Italy
June 13 - 15, 2016
San Jose, CA
July 3-8, 2016
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
ECLAS Sept. 11-14, 2016 Rapperswill, Switzerland
KS-APA Conference Oct. 5-7, 2016 Lawrence, KS
ASLA Oct. 21-24, 2016 New Orleans, LA
Oct. 27-30, 2016
Canberra, Australia
Nov. 3-6, 2016
Portland, OR
Nov. 17-20, 2016
Austin, Texas

EVENTS & DEADLINES
  
JULY

15 Summer Studio ends

18 Start of Portfolio Design

AUGUST

5 Portfolio Design ends
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