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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

05.05.14


 
Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 05.05.14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

A friendly reminder:
During this busy time of the semester, please remember to turn off and unplug the power source to plasma screens when you are finished using them and DO NOT turn off the power strip serving the shared printer in S105. Thank you!


The book "Visible, invisible: landscape works of Reed Hilderbrand" - bar code A13409017332 - call number SB 470 .R38 V57 2012 is missing from Weigel Library. If you see it or know where it is please return it to Weigal Library.

If you have not done so already give Lee, Jason, Howard or, if remaining anonymous, Jody, comments on the post-tenure review policy by midnight on Monday, May 12.

TEVAL time – if your class will complete hard copy TEVALs, please see Jody for the faculty information form and to schedule an evaluation time.

If you have not reported your course materials please do so. Details on how to report course materials can be found hereThis is required whether or not materials, or textbook are required for a course.


OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Elizabeth Decker, MLA 5th year, was featured in K-State Today for developing a toolkit for her master's research report that helps designers and planners make cities more inclusive for adults with autism. Click here to read more and here to see The Manhattan Mercury's May 4 article. 

LAR 442 students with Professors Belanger and Nawre were in the St. Joseph News-Press on May 2.

Congratulations to Elizabeth Decker, MLA 5th year, for her Honorable Mention in the Mixed Media category of the APDesign Ted and Sue Knapp Delineation Competition.

OF INTEREST

There will be a workday at the Meadow, Sunday, May 11 from 1pm-5pm--come and go as you please. The agenda: remove erosion control socks; plant plugs of new plants and mulch around them; weed gingerly without trampling the plants emerging. Volunteers should dress in clothes that protect their skin from sun, wear sturdy shoes, bring a hat, and gloves.

Emily Hoffman Swihart, MLA, has two significant achievements this spring: she successfully defended her thesis and her baby, Frederick Royce Swihart III was born April 25! 

MANHATTAN URBAN AREA COMPREHENSIVE PLAN UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES
Wed     May 14    6:00-8 pm   Community Workshop, 
Green Valley Community Center, 3770 Green Valley Road
Thurs   May 15    5:30-7 pm    Community Update, City Commission Room
Wed     July 16    6:00-8 pm,   Community Workshop, City Commission Room
Thurs   July 17    5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Wed     Sept 10   6:00-8 pm, Fire Station Headquarters, Large Assembly Room
Thurs   Sept 11   5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs   Nov 20    5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
Thurs   Jan 15     5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room

FUTURE KEY DEPARTMENT DATES
May 19-20 LARCP Curriculum Review
May 27 - Jul 18 Summer Studio
Mon Aug 18 Beginning of semester faculty meeting
Oct 2-3 Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9 Extreme LA with Landscape Forms
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit
Oct 30 - Nov 2 ACSP in Philadelphia
Nov 7-8 LA 50th Anniversary Celebration
Nov 13-14 APDesign Research Forum
Nov 21-25 ASLA meeting in Denver

DEADLINES AND EVENTS

DEADLINES 

Sat  June 7 KS APA Conference presentation proposals due

MEETINGS 

Tues    May 6, RCP Accreditation Planning Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30, reminder: post your CV

Thurs   May 8,  RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda

Thurs    May 16, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

May 19-20, Curriculum Reviews, specifics TBA

EVENTS

Mon      May 5, All University Awards, K-State Alumni Association Ballroom, 3-5 pm, including:
             Huston Gibson, Big 12 Faculty Fellowship Award
             Stephanie Rolley, Presidential Award for Outstanding Department Head
             and our colleagues Mick Charney, Todd Gabbard and David Richter-O'Connell
             Come help us celebrate!

Wed-Thurs Sept 17-18 Built Environment and the Outdoors Summit, Information

CONNECTIONS

LARCP Alumni eNewsletter

Follow us on Twitter: @KStateLARCP

Plot 22. Gardens of the Deadly Sins, Domaine de Chaumont-sur-Loire 2014 Blog 

The Meadow Blog

Planning in Pop Culture 91.9 Show

planpop: the City Planning & POP Culture Blog

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