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Ink sketch of Justin Hall by Site Design 1 student, Evan Lanning (course professors Kingery-Page and Hahn).
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning

To the LARCP students:


Fall Break is almost here! We've had an engaging semester with a lot of opportunities and special events. Thank you for your enthusiastic participation in and support of Xtreme LA, the MRCP accreditation visit, the LA 50th celebration and Landscapades and all of the SPA/SCASLA/class activities. During the break I'll be giving thanks for each of you and the skills and abilities you bring to our disciplines--you are amazing!


Please stay safe over the break. Remove items you care about from your workspaces; double check that you have locked every door and window; and, wherever you are over the break, take care.


We will celebrate your hard work this semester with special wellness events on December 8-10. Watch for details!


With thanks - Stephanie

Are you interested in urban design or working on a real-world project in downtown Kansas City? Learn more about the award-winning Kansas City Design Center at the following times today, Thursday, Nov 20:
Current 4th year students- 5 pm in Pierce Commons
Current 3rd year students- 6 pm in Seaton 63


BNIM, Spring LA Internship, Information


The Holzheimer Memorial Student Scholarship for Economic Development Planning, is a $1,000 travel scholarship provided by the APA's Economic Development Division to support attendance at the national APA meeting in the spring. Click here for more information. 

The Travis Memorial Scholarships have been announced and will be awarded to students pursuing a career in one of the following professions: landscape design/golf course architecture; golf course turf grass management/golf course
superintendent; professional golf management, club professional, or sports journalism with a special
interest in golf. Click here for more information.

The College of Architecture, Planning and Design offers a number of scholarships to students each year. Click here to read an email sent out regarding the application process for 2015-2016 scholarship consideration.

The following professors will be attending the ASLA conference in Denver November 21-24:

- Associate Professor Blake Belanger: Presenting 
Representing Resilience at the Urban Design PPN Pecha Kucha Series on November 22.

- Associate Professor Howard Hahn

- Professor and Head Stephanie Rolley: Participating in the LAF Board Meeting and ASLA Department Chairs Meeting

- Associate Professor Lee Skabelund: Presenting Productivity and the City: Edible landscape and Evidence-Based design with Calayde Davey, Ph.D. Student and Jeremy Merrill, MLA 09', Ph.D. '13 on November 24.

- Professor Chip Winslow


Professor Tim Keane attended the Big 12 Water Workshop held in Lawrence, Kansas on November 17-18.


Assistant Professor Kate Nesse presented Mapping Manhattan: Using maps to reveal secrets in our community as part of the Kansas State Book Network lecture series on November 18.
The Seaton Hall Design team is implementing and managing a MindMixer site specific to our project. Follow this link to set up your account and begin to utilize the site to engage in a process of queries, responses and idea exchange serving to inform the Design Team through the schematic design (ending 1 December) and design development (ending 1 March) phases of the project.
Thurs Nov 205:30-7 pm, City Commission Room 
Thurs Jan 155:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
If you have events or presentations you would like to advertise in the Student Connection, please email information to by Wednesday of each week.



20  KCDC college-wide presentation current 4th years, 5 pm, Pierce Commons


20  KCDC college-wide presentation current 3rd years, 6 pm, Seaton 63


21-25 ASLA meeting in Denver 

24-28 Thanksgiving break


27 Thanksgiving holiday


AAUW International Fellowship for women graduate students and postdoc deadline

4-5 Alumni Honorees

8-10 Week of Treats & Wellness, TBA

11 AICP Student Project Nominations due

15-19 Finals week

LARCP Department | (785) 532-5961 | | 302 Seaton Hall
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506