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SPA hosted BOXhattan with fifth graders from Woodrow Wilson Elementary on Tuesday, Oct. 22. Photos by Huston Gibson and Lori Thompson
Landscape Architecture | Regional and Community Planning
MONDAY MEMO 11.25.13

I wish you all memorable holidays this week celebrating your traditions with family and friends. You are on my list of things I'll be giving thanks for  



The LA/RCP communications committee is excited to release the imagery that will be used for the LA 50th anniversary celebration. Please go to KSOL-> Communications and Events-> Events->LA 50th starting Tuesday to look at the save the date. If you have any questions or suggestions please email Courtney. 

The LARCP Schedule of Final Reviews is available here

The APDesign College Holiday Party will be held Thursday, Dec 19 at the Kathouse Lounge in Aggieville. The event will go from 5:30-8:30 pm and significant others are invited. 

Annual Evaluation materials will be conveyed via KSOL this year. Each faculty/staff member will share instructor level access with Stephanie on their individual 'class' on KSOL, available December 2. Specific instructions will be located in the class and discussed at the December LA and RCP faculty meetings. Annual evaluations are due Monday, January 13. 


Assistant ProfessorJessica Canfield is a finalist in the International Garden Festival at Domaine de Chaumont-sur Loire. Stay tuned for updates!

With your help, along with fifth grade classes from Woodrow Wilson Elementary, SPA was able to donate 166 food items to the First Lutheran Food Pantry. Thank you to all those who donated! Read more


This year's Bowman Design Forum features Maura Rockcastle, landscape architect, Senior Associate with the Tom Leader Studio and HWS Cleveland Fellow at the University of Minnesota and her father, Garth Rockcastle, Architecture Professor at the University of Maryland. Lecture, 4:00 pm, December 11, Union Little Theater.

The Levin College of Urban Affairs at Cleveland State University, in partnership with the Cleveland Restoration Society, is hosting the conference, "Historic Preservation in America's Legacy Cities," from Thursday, June 5 - Saturday, June 7, 2014. For more information about call for proposals click here.

The Florida State University Department of Urban & Regional Planning is hosting a program on Sustainable Communities in London in Summer, 2014. For more information about the program click here.

The Mid-America Regional Council (MARC) released the updated Natural Resource Inventory 2.0 for the nine county Kansas City region this week. Click here to view data.

John Fregonese of Fregonese Associates, developers of the Envision Tomorrow software, will be the keynote speaker at the Creating Sustainable Places wrap-up luncheon, Dec 6, 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Kauffman Foundation. Click here for more information and to RSVP.


Thurs   Dec 5, LA Faculty Meeting, Seaton 106c, 12:30 -1:30 pm

Tues    Dec 10, AICP Student Project Awards nomination deadline

Wed     Dec 11, Bowman Design Forum Lecture, Union Little Theater, 4:00 pm

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

Thurs and Fri, Jan 16 and 17, LARCP faculty meetings related to 2014-2015 special events--not all day but taking place on those two days.


Mon     Dec 9, Holiday Treats for Students, 106c, noon

Tues     Dec 10, Massages for Students, 106c, noon

Wed      Dec 11, Yoga for Students, 106c, noon

Thurs    Dec 19, APDesign Holiday Party, Kathouse Lounge, 5:30-8:30 pm

Mon      Jan 13, Annual Evaluations due on KSOL


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