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Awards and Recognition

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Commencement Speakers

The speakers are selected by the Office of the Dean.

See the list of speakers:

2018
Cheryl L. McAfee, FAIA NOMAC, LEED AP BD+C; Chairman and CEO McAfee3 Architects

2017
Sue E. Yoakum, Attorney and Owner, Yoakum Law LLC

2016
Robert Coffey, Co-Founder, The Gordian Group

2015
Jan Burton, Co-founder, Rhino Cubed

2014
James P. Cramer, Chairman and Principal, Greenway Group Inc.

2013
David A. Warm, Executive Director of the Mid-America Regional Council (MARC)

2012
Randhir Sahni, Llewelyn-Davies

2011
John Calvin Williams, Chase Manhattan Bank

2010
Ben Hakimian, Co-Founder of Hakimian Organization

2009
Rick Martin, Senior Principal, HOK

2008
Constance Ramos, Host and designer, “Color Correction”

2007
Ted H. Spaid, principal and co-founder of SWT Design

2006
Alan Lauck, HOK Dallas

2005
Larry Walling, Chief of Transportation, National Parks Services, Denver

Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award is given at the discretion of the Dean with the criteria of being awarded to one who has performed outstanding service to the college.

See the recipients:

2018
Wyatt Hoch, Foulston Siefkin LLP

2017
Mark Hutton, Founder, Hutton Construction Corp.
Sue Peterson, Government Releations and Assistant to the President of K-State
Lisa Shubert, Assistant to the Dean

2016
Fred Willich, HI Tech Interiors, President
Maxine Ganske, Library Assistant III, Weigel Library APDesign

2015
Donald P. Crawford, APDesign Manager of Information Technology Services

2014
Jon A. Levin, Chairman of the Board, University Bok Store Inc. and owner, Varney's Book Store

2013
Colin Noble, President and CEO of Noble Hospitality

2012
Cassey Cassias, Director of Practice for BNIM

2011
Dennis Law, Professor and Dean, College of Architecture, Planning & Design

2010
Alton Barnes, Professor, APDesign Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
Dawn Kirkwood, AIA, Director of the Kansas City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects

2009
M. Duane Nelis
Jonathan M. Kemper

2008
Vernon P. Deines, APDesign, Regional & Community Planning

James T. McCullough, President & CEO, McCullough Development, Inc.

2007
Daniel F. Musser, Zimmer Real Estate Services, Kansas City, Missouri
Diane Potts, administrative assistant to the Dean, APDesign
Thomas A. Tyler, owner of Answers Inc. St. Louis, Missouri

2006

Larry King, AIA,NCARB, IA Interior Architects
Alan Lauck, HOK Dallas

2005
Larry Walling, Chief of Transportation, National Parks Services, Denver

Dr. James R. Coffman, Provost, Kansas State University

2004
James Calcara
Bernd Foerster

2003
Howard & Sharon Kessinger
Arlene Tinkler

2002
John Renner
Brent Bowman
Michael Knapp

2001
Donald McKahan
John Wilhm

2000
F. Gene Ernst

1999
Emil Fischer
Dennis Scheer

1998
Charles Linn
Bill Gapske

1997
William Livingston
Eugene McGraw

1996
H. Stewart Mann
Joy Swallow

1995
Patricia L. Eidson

Homer Williams

1994
Trudy McDermott Aron
Douglas and Kay Sprouse

Victor L. Regnier Distinguished Faculty Chair

The Distinguished Service Award is given at the discretion of the Dean with the criteria of being awarded to one who has performed outstanding service to the college.

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Treanor Architects Faculty Award

This faculty award is to recognize and retain the highest quality faculty in APDesign at K-State.

See the recipients:

2018
Neal Hubbell

2017
Katie Kingery-Page

2016
Dustin Headley

2015
Michael Gibson

Commerce Bank and W.T. Kemper Foundation Undergraduate Outstanding Teaching Awards

Selections for four annual $2500 awards are made at the college levels to recognize excellence in teaching performance in the undergraduate program. These awards were established in 1968 and are now sponsored by the William T. Kemper Foundation through the Commerce Bank.

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2018
Assistant Professor Genevieve Baudoin, Architecture

2016
Assistant Professor Huston Gibson, Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning

2014
Assistant Professor David Richter-O’Connell, Interior Architecture & Product Design

2012
Assistant Professor Howard D. Hahn, Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning

2010
Associate Professor LaBarbara Wigfall, Landscape Architecture/Regional and Community Planning

2008
Professor Robert Condia, Architecture

2006
Associate Professor Vicky Borchers, Interior Architecture & Product Design

2004
Professor Susanne Siepl-Coates, Architecture

2002
Professor Dennis Day, Landscape Architecture

2000
Professor Gary Coates, Architecture

1998
Professor Donald J. Watts, Architecture

1994
Assoc. Professor Wayne M. Charney, Architecture

1992
Professor Gene Ernst, Architecture

1990
Professor Eugene T. McGraw, Interior Architecture & Product Design

1988
Professor William R. Jahnke, Architecture

Commerce Bank and WT Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award

The Commerce Bank and WT Kemper Foundation Distinguished Graduate Faculty Award is made annually to those faculty who have distinguished themselves nationally and internationally for excellence in research and graduate education. Normally, up to two faculty are selected annually by a group of faculty peers. Recipients receive an honorarium and deliver a public lecture following selection for this award.

See the recipients:

2016 Graduate Faculty Award
Tim Keane, PhD

 

McElwee Faculty Teaching Award

The awards are supported by the William T. Kemper Foundation and the Commerce Bancshares Foundation, and are coordinated through the Kansas State University Foundation and the university president's office.

See the recipients:

2017
Bob Condia

2015
Blake Belanger, PLA, ASLA

2013
Jessica Canfield

2011
Susanne Siepl-Coates

2007
Sheri L. Smith

Alumni Awards