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College of Architecture, Planning and Design

APDesign Newsletter 4.8.13


DesignExpo is today on Monday, April 8, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. If you are planning to attend go to http://www.k-state.edu/ces/students/cfdesignexpo.html to see which employers are here and find tips on resumes, how to dress, etc. 


The Ted and Sue Knapp Student Delineation Competition will be hung in the Chang Gallery on Monday, April 15. Student entries are due by 5 p.m. Friday, April 12, to Emily Vietti’s office (Seaton 214). Entries must be in one of four categories: freehand black & white, freehand color, computer or mixed media.

All entries must include a hanging device (NOT tape), a CD containing a digital scan/copy of the entry and have this form attached: http://capd.ksu.edu/media/pdfs/student-competitions/delineation-competition-form-2013.pdf. 


Please plan to attend the presentation of another candidate for our open Teaching Technician position. Paul Morrison will present in Seaton 104 on Tuesday, April 16 at 10 a.m. This presentation is open to any interested parties within the College.


APDesign still needs several more student volunteers to help with Open House. Some volunteers will answer questions about APDesign at a table in the Student Union. Others will help Emily Vietti around Seaton Hall, including set up, tear down, running the LEGO playspace and other general activities. Volunteers receive free T-shirts! If you’re interested in volunteering, please send an email to evietti@k-state.edu with what hours between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. you are available to volunteer. We need approximately 4-5 volunteers per hour. Thank you!


On Tuesday, April 9, Tony Cummings, AIA, CSI, and Michael Matthews, PE, will give a lecture, “Failure to Plan: What Could Possibly Go Wrong?” at 4 p.m. in the Little Theatre in the K-State Student Union. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Cummings is an APDesign alumnus and forensic architect. He is the founder and president of Construction Forensics, Inc., in Springfield, Virginia. Matthews is the founder and president of The Structures Group, Inc., a structural engineering firm based in Williamsburg, Virginia. He has extensive experience in the structural analysis of natural disasters.

The lecture is sponsored by the Department of Architecture, the Department of Architectural Engineering & Construction Science, and the Flint Hills AIA.