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19th of October 2017

Two CELA Members Embark on Drone-deterring Research

Two Clemson professors and CELA members, Hala Nassar and Robert Hewitt, recently received part of a $750,000 NSF grant to help develop more economical drone-deterring solutions for public spaces.  Hala Nassar, a landscape architecture professor in Clemson’s College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, is the university’s principal investigator (PI). She and co-PI Robert Hewitt, an associate professor of landscape architecture, […]


28th of August 2017

2017 CELA CONFERENCE LARGEST IN ORGANIZATION’S HISTORY

Officials organizing the 2017 annual CELA conference were pleased to host the largest conference in CELA history. Total registrations reached 701 delegates, from eighteen countries including 513 Chinese registrations, 188 internationals, and 111 students reflecting CELA’s increasing focus on student scholarship. The conference was hosted by Tsinghua University, Beijing Forestry University and Peking University, all […]


16th of August 2017

CELA Adds Student Award

Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture to Inaugurate a Student Award for Research or Creative Scholarship The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture is pleased to announce the inauguration of a new CELA Student Award for Research or Creative Scholarship. The CELA Student Award represents the highest level of recognition the organization can bestow on […]


16th of August 2017

LINDA ASHBY NAMED AS 2017 CELA PRESIDENT’S AWARD WINNER

2017 CELA PRESIDENT’S AWARD Linda Ashby, CELA Region 1 Director (2014-2017), has been named as recipient of the 2017 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture President’s Award by CELA Past President Ming-Han Li. The President’s Award is presented annually to an individual who has contributed significantly to a CELA President during his or her term in […]


16th of August 2017

2017 CELA Class of Fellows

CELA Announces the 2017 Class of Fellows Five outstanding individuals were elevated to Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Academy of Fellows in Beijing. Fellows Chair Dr. Joanne Westphal presented the high awards of distinction during the closing CELA Conference dinner and shared summaries of the recipients’ career accomplishments and contributions to Landscape Architecture. CELA […]


16th of August 2017

2017 CELA Awards and Board Members Announced in Beijing

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 […]


7th of August 2017

CELA AND THE CULTURAL LANDSCAPE FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION

CELA and The Cultural Landscape Foundation are pleased to bring exhibitions on the renown works of Dan Kiley and Oehme, van Sweden to CELA member institutions. CELA member universities with suitable exhibition space have the opportunity to host two traveling photographic exhibitions – The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley, and The New American Garden: […]


15th of May 2017

Ground Transportation Information for 2017 CELA Conference

Ground Transportation Information for 207 CELA Conference The Chinese hosts for the 2017 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture Annual Conference in Beijing (May 26 through May 29) offer the following information about ground transportation for those arriving at Beijing Capitol International Airport (PEK.) The Subway Beijing’s subway system has 15 lines. The fare is […]


8th of December 2016

CELA Board of Director Nominations

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS CELA OFFICERS AND REGIONAL DIRECTORS The Executive Board of CELA is accepting nominations for its annual election of Officers and Regional Directors through Monday, December 12, 2016. The 2017 offices up for election are: First Vice President/President Elect  (three-year term 2017-2020) Treasurer  (two-year term 2017-2019) Regional Director for Region 1  (three-year term […]


8th of December 2016

Strict Photo Requirements for Chinese Visa Applications

 It is not too soon to prepare for attendance at the 2017 CELA Conference in Beijing. Please be aware of current requirements for Visa applications. The Chinese Embassy and Consulates are now strictly enforcing photo requirements for the passport-style photo affixed to the Chinese visa application. The photo must meet the following criteria: Photo must […]


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