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08.14.14

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 08.14.14
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

Help with late season cut-back of the Meadow tomorrow, Friday, Aug 15 from 10 am-noon. Bring your gloves, hat, water bottle, weed digger and soft rake if you have them. The Meadow site is adjacent to the Beach Museum of Art and helpers are encouraged to come when able. 

Reminder to please be in the K-State Union Big 12 Room on Monday, Aug 25, at 8 am. All LA and RCP students will gather to plan our working environment for the next year. We have a great Design Days 2015 planned with the special end result of you being set up in your work space for the year. It is essential that you let me (srolley@ksu.edu) know if an unavoidable conflict prevents you from being with us at 8 am on the 25th.

OUR CONTRIBUTIONS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS 

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund hosted and moderated a webinar in the ASLA Online Learning series titled Environmental Planning in Coastal Louisiana: From Idea to Implementation. The webinar is archived for Professional Development Hours here

Associate Professor La Barbara Wigfall is serving on a University Committee for the Multicultural Enrichment Center. She is part of a delegation that visited with the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln to tour the Gaughan Multicultural Center on Aug 14. 

Gary Stith, AICP, Assistant Professor, was featured in the Manhattan Mercury, Thursday, Aug 7, speaking about regionalism in the Flint Hills. Gary is changing the face of long range planning in our region! Click here to read. 

Courtney Boman, project coordinator, attended the James R. Coffman Leadership Institute for a three-day, in-residence leadership development retreat for K-State faculty and professional staff at Rock Springs August 6-8.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES 

K-State Center for Engagement and Community Development, Graduate Research Assistant,

Information 

University of Missouri Extension, Regional community development specialist positions, Information

OF INTEREST 

A Sneak Peak for the 2014 Kansas Planning Conference is located here. Registration will be live within the next few weeks. 

Nominations for the Kansas APA 2014 Awards are due August 22. Click here for more information. 

President Obama included landscape architects in his comments on the importance of rebuilding transportation infrastructure during a recent visit to 1776, a tech startup incubator in Washington, D.C., that supports entrepreneurs tackling major challenges in education, energy, health care, and other critical industries. 

The Flint Hills MPO is seeking volunteers for the 1st annual Bike & Pedestrian Count on September 9th (Tues), 10th (Wed), and 13th (Sat).  Tuesday and Wednesday volunteers can join us after the count for Wheat State Pizza and Saturday volunteers will enjoy Call Hall ice cream. For more information or to sign up click here or email Eric Conner at Eric@FlintHillsRegion.org.  

Note from the The Flint Hills Metropolitan Planning Organization: FHMPO wants to know what your transportation needs or suggested projects are. Provide input on the future of Manhattan and Junction City's transportation system by attending one of our upcoming public meetings or using our interactive mapping tool found on our project website here. Whether you have a suggestions for a roadway improvement, bike lane or new transit stop, we want to hear it!

Wed

Sept 24

4:30-7:30 pm

Manhattan City Commission Room

Wed

Sept 24

4:30-7:30 pm

CL Hoover Opera House in Junction City

 

MANHATTAN COMPREHENSIVE PLAN 

UPDATE PROJECT MEETING DATES

Thurs

July 17 

5:30-7 pm, 

City Commission 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

 


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