Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

2017 CELA Awards and Board Members Announced in Beijing

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)


The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture congratulates the 2017 recipients of our Annual Awards of Recognition, and thanks them all for their vast contributions to education and the field of Landscape Architecture. Dr. Hala Nassar, CELA Second Vice President and Chair of the Standing Committee on Awards and Recognitions presented the Awards during the closing conference dinner in Beijing in May.

 

2017 Awards of Recognition

Rennie Tang, California Polytechnic State University Pomona, Excellence in Design Studio Teaching (Junior level)

Jun-Hyun Kim, Michigan State University, Excellence in Teaching (Junior level)

Galen Newman, Texas A&M University, Excellence in Research and Creative Work (Junior level)

Mohammad Gharipour, Morgan State University, Excellence in Research and Creative Work (Senior level)

Vaike Haas, West Virginia University, Excellence in Service Learning (Junior level)

Charlene LeBleu, Auburn University, Excellence in Service Learning (Senior level)

Bruce Sharky, Louisiana State University, Outstanding Communication Award

Ole Sleipness, Utah State University, Kathleen Ryan, Washington State University, Robert Krikac, Washington State University and Susie Gomez, Utah State University, Outstanding Paper Award (for Landscape Research Record)

Linda Ashby, Ashby Landscape Studies + Design, President’s Award

Xiaodi Zheng, Tsinghua University Beijing, President’s Award

 

CELA also welcomed three new members to the Board of Directors, and reinstated three members to their current positions:

Charlene LeBleu, Auburn University, First Vice President/President Elect

Paul Voos, Morgan State University, Treasurer

Jolie Kates, Washington State University, Region 1 Director

Matthew Kirkwood, North Dakota State University, Region 4 Director

Elizabeth Brabec, University of Massachusetts, Region 7 Director

Sarah Jacobs, University of Washington, Student Director

 

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  1. admin says:

    CELA congratulates all 2017 Awards of Recognition recipients! We thank our dedicated members of the Board of Directors for their service.

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