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College of Architecture, Planning and Design


Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 04.07.14


A big thank you to Huston Gibson, Casey Gorrell, Larry Lawhon, Lee Skabelund, Jessica Weber and all of the SCASLA and SPA members for their fantastic leadership during Open House! They did a great job of showing the best of LARCP.

Design Expo is taking place today Monday, April 7 from 10 am-3 pm at the K-State Alumni Center. Click here for a list of all participating firms and the representatives we anticipate will be here. Our alumni especially appreciate the opportunity to meet those of you who started teaching after they graduated. 

APDesign Fellow Ray Willis, MRCP '71, will speak in Seaton 106c next Thursday, April 17, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Please plan to attend and encourage your students to attend. 

ARCC King Medal Nominations are due April 21- Please upload your nomination to KSOL - Student Affairs | Awards & Scholarships | ARCC King Medal Nominations. Click here for more information about the award.


K-State landscape architecture was featured in the Sunday edition of two newspapers on April 6:
Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield's entry in the International Garden Festival was the focus of a full page article in The Manhattan Mercury.
LAR 442 students with Professors Belanger and Nawre are in theSt. Joseph News-Press. They are also interviewed in a news storyon Fox 26 KNPN

Megan Cantu, first year student in the College of APDesign, will present her undergraduate research project assisting Professor Katie Kingery-Page (LARCP) and the K-State Autism Research Team on April 13 at the 14th Annual Research Poster Symposium. The Developing Scholars Program will be held at the Student Union Ballroom from 1:30-3:30 pm.

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund and Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain attended the Global Food Systems initiative event hosted by President Schulz on March 31. 

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page is speaking at the 
Center for Engagement and Community Development Symposium, Engagement: At the Center of Higher Education today. The event will take place in the K-State Union Flint Hills Room, 9 am - noon. Katie Kingery-Page speaks at 10:45 am. Stephanie Rolley is a session moderator. Click here for the full agenda. 

Professor Tim Keane and Assistant Professor Brent Chamberlain are traveling to Washington DC to meet with NSF and other agencies as part of a K-State Delegation this week.


Dede Brokesh provided the minutes from the March 28 EcoReps meeting. Click here to read. 

The APA-KS Chapter is hosting a logo contest for its upcoming Annual Planning Conference scheduled for Oct 2-3 in Wichita, KS.Click here for more information on how to participate.

The PGASLA Awards Gala will be held Friday, April 25 at the Kansas City Center for Architecture & Design from 6-10 pm. 
Click here to register.

Kerb Journal is having a call for submissions for its 22nd edition which will explore the thematic of 'Remoteness'. Kerb is seeking submissions documenting design projects and processes in the form of research, essays, sketches and diagrams, collage, prose, photography, film and  digital animation, grassroots projects, folk and contemporary art and everything in between. 
Click here for more information.

Thurs   May 15   5:30-7 pm, City Commission Room
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

May 19-23 LARCP Curriculum Review (TBD)
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


Mon Apr 21, ARCC King Medal Nominations due


Thurs   Apr 10, RCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, agenda: awards

Thurs   Apr 17, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Thurs   Apr 24, LARCP Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

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

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

May 19-23, Curriculum Reviews, specifics TBA


Mon      Apr 7, Design Expo

Mon      Apr 7, Center for Engagment and Community Development Symposium, Engagement: At the Center of Higher Education, K-State Union Flint Hills Room, 9 am - noon. Katie Kingery-Page speaks at 10:45 am. The full agenda is located here

Fri        Apr 11 "Restoring Pollinator Communities and Services in Intensively Managed Agricultural Landscapes", 1:30 pm, 103 Cardwell

Thurs    Apr 17, APDesign 2014 Fellow Ray Willis, MRCP '71, will speak in Seaton Hall 106c, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fri        Apr 25 PGASLA Awards Gala, Center for Architecture & Design, KCMO 6-10 pm, Click here to register

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


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