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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

08.22.14

Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Student Connection 08.22.14
 

ANNOUNCEMENTS 

8:00 am - Monday - Aug 25 Design Days 2014 begins. All LA and RCP students should be in the K-State Union Big 12 Room ready to begin at 8 am. DD 2014 will focus on our work environment for the next year and will determine where your personal workspace is located. 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.
The APDesign Student Organization Fair will take place from 5:30-7 pm on Monday, Aug 25 in Pierce Commons. The event will have free pizza and a chance to explore/sign up with student organizations. 
JOB OPPORTUNITIES
 
University of Wisconsin, Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development Educator, Waupaca County, Information
OF INTEREST
Irrigation Getting Started Webinar will be presented by Jeremiah Farmer and Brian Frederick tomorrow, Friday, May 30 at 10 am PST. This webinar will cover the basics with the irrigation capabilities of Land F/X. Email krystal@landfx.com to RSVP before Friday. The webinar will be recorded and posted the following week here.
 
A new guide, Climate-Smart Conservation: Putting AdaptionPrinciples into Practicewas released by the National Wildlife Federation provides conservation practitioners and natural resource managers guidance on carrying out conservation in a changing climate.
 
Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America will be broadcast on PBS June 20, 11:00 pm (as well as 6/21 1:00 and 4:00 am, 6/23 2:00 and 5:00 am. Bonus video is available here.
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. 
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!
WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmManhattan City Commission Room
WedSept 244:30-7:30 pmCL Hoover Opera House in Junction City
  
FUTURE KEY DEPARTMENT DATES  
Aug 25Design Days, Big 12 Room, 8 am
Oct 1LA Distinguished Lecture, Shannon Nichol, Little Theatre
Oct 2-3  Kansas APA in Wichita
Oct 7-9 Xtreme LA with Landscape Forms 
Oct 19-22 MRCP Re-Accreditation Visit 
Oct 23RCP Distinguished Lecture, Julie Campoli, Hemisphere Room in Hale Library
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
  

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