August 25, 2014
Note from the Department Head
Welcome back everyone - we have been making preparations all summer in anticipation of your return! Plan to attend our All-IAPD meeting at 1:00 today in the Pierce Commons for information you need to know as we begin the year.
IWF Atlanta 2014
Congratulations to the 10 IAPD 2014 graduates and current students who were invited to attend and show their furniture designs at this year's International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, GA last week. All eleven pieces represented IAPD well!
A special congratulations goes to Richard Thompson for winning 2nd place for his Tiki Lounge chair (pictured right). The chair placed in the Commercial Design category which had 150 entries.
Welcome Exchange Students
We welcome the six foreign exchange students from Coberg, Germany to Manhattan and Seaton Hall. These individuals will be joining the third year studios as well as many electives. Welcome Verena Boehnlein, Eva-Maria Frohlich, Christina Mast, Maria Schneider, Henrike Strohm and Kyra Thunig from Germany.
IIDA Design Wars
The Second Annual IIDA Design Wars will take place in Kansas City on Friday, October 17th and we want you to participate! The event challenges student teams to come up with a creative design for an existing interior space in downtown Kansas City in only 2.5 hours! The winning team will receive $2,000. Interested? Click here for information.
All Department Cookout!
Welcome back to campus everyone! To celebrate and kick off a good school year, we will host a cookout for all the IAPD students, staff and faculty on Tuesday, September 2nd from 5:30-7:30 at the Parks and Recreation shelter on Poyntz Ave (see map below). IAPD will provide hamburgers, hotdogs, veggie burgers, chips and the utensils plus drinks; feel free to bring a dish to share!
Door prizes will be raffled off - don't miss your chance!!
IAPD Upcoming Dates
25th First Day of Class
25th IAPD Department Welcome - 1-1:45 pm - Pierce Commons
28th IAPD Faculty Meeting - 11:30-12:20 - Crit Space
1st Labor Day (no classes)
2nd IAPD Cookout - Poyntz Shelter - 5:30-7:30pm
4th IAPD Faculty Meeting - 11:30-12:20 - Crit Space
4-5th Seaton Design Team Visiting Campus
5th Bryant Distinguished Lecture - Little Theater
11th President Schulz and Provost Mason Presentation - Pierce Commons - 10am
11th IAPD Faculty Meeting - 11:30-12:20 - Crit Space
14th APD Pro Kickoff
14th Study Abroad Info Session - 2pm
16th College Faculty Meeting - 11:45-1:15 - S. 104
18th IAPD Faculty Meeting - 11:30-12:20 - Crit Space
22nd Henry Mallgrave Lecture
23rd Study Abroad Info Session - Seaton 63 - 2:30pm
25th IAPD Faculty Meeting - 11:30-12:20 - Crit Space
26th President Schultz State of the University - Alumni Center - 3:30pm
27th Family Day
27th - Oct 3 IAPD Field Trips
30th Study Abroad Info Session - Seaton 63 - 2:30pm