Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

President’s Message

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

President’s Message

April 2021

 Distinguished Colleagues and Our Friends in Allied Organizations, 

I am extremely happy to be composing my first letter to you as the new Incoming President of the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA). I have to say it is one of my greatest honors to have received the trust and faith from my colleagues to become the incoming President of this organization. Thank you again for this opportunity! 

It was fantastic to (virtually) see everyone again, after last year’s cancellation, and the stellar research presented at the CELA conference a few weeks ago. I am glad that we could bring back the camaraderie, collaborative atmosphere, and collegiality that accompanies the annual CELA conference (if only virtually). The cancellation of last year’s conference was only the second time a CELA conference was not held after it began its annual basis—with the first cancellation due to world war. We believe that the conference went extremely smoothly, so thanks to everyone for your attendance and contributions to this year’s showcase of presentations and events. 

 With all the recent challenges and opportunities, I am confident that the CELA and its members can significantly contribute…Read More…

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