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The SCASLA Chapter participated at Better Block KC on Oct. 4 where the group created the sponsor recognition display pictured above. Photos by Professor Blake Belanger
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Student Connection 10.10.13


The World of Night specialization studio is hosting an open house and informal presentation for students, faculty and staff about their field trip to Toronto. The event will be Friday, Oct.11, 12:45-1:30 pm in Seaton 105. There will be on on-going and rotating 4-minute presentations by each student showing images of projects and trip activities. Snacks will be served. 

The 2013 Landscapades event is Friday, Oct. 11-Saturday, Oct. 12. Everyone is welcome to attend and the group will be volunteering at the International Student Center Rain Garden just before the tailgate (11:30) for the Baylor game. Click here for more details.

Charles "Chuck" Marohn will present "Curbside Chat" at 4 pm Monday, Oct. 14, in the K-State Student Union's Little Theater as a part of the Regional & Community Planning Distinguished Lecture series.

Dr. Meghan Wieters will present 
Sedentary by Practice: How can we integrate physical activity as part of daily routines at work on Wednesday, Oct. 23 in 106c at noon. Wieters is an Assistant Professor at the University of Oklahoma and is visiting K-State for her Big 12 Fellowship supporting her work with Dr. Huston Gibson.


Members of the SCASLA Chapter attended Better Block KC on Friday, Oct. 4 where the focus was on emphasizing local, grassroots organizations and increasing awareness on the new streetcar line on Main St. 

Associate Professor Lee Skabelund will present Monitoring blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis) other native grasses and forbs, and climatic variables on an integrated green roof system in the Flint Hills Eco-region at the SER 2013 World Conference on Ecological Restoration in Madison, WI, Oct. 6 - 11.

Assistant Professor Katie Kingery-Page, along with Myles Alexander (CECD), Todd Gabbard (Architecture) and Bruce Wrightsman (Architecture) presented and served as panelists for a discussion on Intervention by Invitation: Designing for Under-served Contextsas part of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium Symposium on Race, Ethnicity and Community Engagement in Higher Education, held at Texas Tech University in Lubbock ,TX on Monday, Oct. 7.

Assistant Professor Jessica Canfield is an invited critic in landscape architecture studios at the University of Arkansas, Oct. 11.

Associate Professor Blake Belanger will be guest lecturing at KU on Oct. 17. He will be presenting to Bruce Johnson's Site Planning class, focusing on mapping in general and critical mapping specifically.


Manhattan’s Habitat for Humanity is looking for students interested in a landscaping project to help assist at the organizations building site. Please contact Roxann Janes at director@mahfh.org for more information.


Are You LinkedIn? Receive valuable insight on the benefits of using LinkedIn. The event will be hosted by CES Thursday, Oct. 17, 4 pm in the Union Big 12 Room. Click here for more information.

Through the month of October CES is hosting dining etiquette classes, where students can learn how to make a positive impression when dining in a professional setting. Click here for more information.



Fri      Oct 11, Toronto Field Trip Open House, S105, 12:45- 1:30 pm

Fri  Oct 11- Sat Oct 12, Landscapades

Mon   Oct 14, RCP Distinguished Lecture, Chuck Marohn

Wed   Oct 23, Meghan WietersSedentary by Practice: How can we integrate physical activity as part of daily routines at work, 106c, noon

Thurs  Oct 24, APDPro Event, Katie Kingery-Page and Kate Nesse, Public Interest Planning and Design, Pierce Commons, 4:30 pm
Wed   Nov 6, RCP Ekdahl Lecture, Ken Greenberg

Sat     Nov 9, APDesign Research Symposium with Linda Sorrento, Executive Director of the National Academy of Environmental Design


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