FIRST RECIPIENT TO BE ANNOUNCED AT 2016 CONFERENCE IN LOGAN UTAH
The Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) has announced establishment of its first Lifetime Achievement Award, honoring an individual’s career-long dedication to the profession of landscape architecture. Recipients will be among the profession’s most accomplished and recognized practitioners and faculty, from North America and abroad.
The identity of the first award recipient will be announced in coming days, with the award winner delivering a keynote address to the 2016 CELA Conference on Friday, March 25, in Logan, Utah. Utah State University is hosting the conference in Salt Lake City with a full day dedicated to activities on the University’s main campus in Logan.
CELA developed its standards for the award over the past two years. Criteria include 25 or more years of distinguished contribution to the profession; enduring impact through research as well as public, private or academic practice; and, earned-national or -international recognition for their careers.
CELA is a 501 (c)3 tax exempt organization, the mission of which is to encourage, support and further education in the field of landscape architecture specifically related to teaching, research, scholarship, and public service.
CELA is composed of virtually all the programs of higher learning in landscape architecture in the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand, with numerous other individual and institutional members from other parts of the world.
For more information on the 2016 conference, go to www.thecela.org.