Monday
Jul202015

MLA alum, Amanda Shull, co-curated the Cultural Landscape Foundation's traveling Dan Kiley exhibit

MLA Grad Amanda Shull was the co-currator of the CLF's travelling Dan Kiley exhibit. See:
http://tclf.org/annual-spotlight/landslide-2013-dan-kiley

 

Wednesday
Jul012015

Glenn Oder, BLA 1980, has been elevated to ASLA Fellow

Glenn Oder, BLA 1980, has been elevated to ASLA Fellow for his leadership role and will be inducted at the ASLA Meeting in Chicago this fall.

The official ASLA announcement and a description of his vitae are at:
http://www.asla.org/NewsReleaseDetails.aspx?id=46680

Oder, the executive director of the Fort Monroe Authority, Oder has led many initiatives to improve communities and steward resources across the Commonwealth. As the sole landscape architect during his tenure in the Virginia General Assembly, he is viewed by the Virginia ASLA chapter and the greater landscape architecture community as one of the most critically important individuals as he expanded and protected the scope of practice and elevated the regulatory status of the profession. 

Congratulations!

Monday
Apr272015

This year's Stanley Abbott Awards goes to Kaitlin Vavoso

Kaitlin Vavoso, a graduating senior, won this year's Stanley Abbott award given to the best senior project and joined the Abbott Society. Congratulations, Kaitlin! Five Abbott Society members (past winners) visited from as far as Florida to help judge six finalists.

 

Saturday
Apr182015

Alums Billy Almond and Stacy Gibson were Major Contributors to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation Brock Environmental Center Project

The Brock Environmental Center serves as the hub for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Hampton Road
office and supports its education, outreach, advocacy and restoration initiatives The Brock Environmental Center serves as the hub forthe Chesapeake Bay Foundation’s (CBF) Hampton Roadoffice and supports its education, outreach, advocacy andrestoration initiatives. 
Billy and Stacy were in charge of the Site Design & Civil Engineering part. 
Download the full brochure here
Friday
Apr032015

LAR Students Featured on Ashe Mountain Times

Current LAR students including Payton Villescas and Ashlee Wells participated in a design project for West Jefferson, North Carolina. Their work through CDAC (Community Design Assistance Center, an outreach arm of the college) was featured on Ashe Mountain Times on Feb 24, 2015.