THE SOA ANNUAL HOMECOMING REUNION PICNIC THIS FRIDAY EVENING!
Reservations are required for the School’s ANNUAL HOMECOMING PICNIC this Friday, November 8, from 7 to 10 p.m. in the courtyard. Food stations including grilled favorites and a new party arrangement by Mena Catering will add to the atmosphere. In addition, Homecoming guests will be able to view second-year student work on exhibit in Korach Gallery the night of the event. Entire evening: $25 per person, $15 per student, $225 per corporate table of ten. Contact Carolyn White at 305-284-5002 or email@example.com by Wednesday at 5 p.m.
AIA PRESENTS “MIAMI AS A CLIMATE RESILIENT CITY” IN KORACH GALLERY
AIA Miami with the collaboration of the Good Government Initiative, UM School of Architecture, Florida International University and the High Water Line Project will present a discussion on SEA LEVEL RISE and its impact on our community from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, in the Perez Center Korach Gallery. The moderator will be Katy Sorenson, president/CEO Good Government Initiative, and speakers will include, among others, SOA faculty member Sebastian Eilert, and SOA alumnus Brian Lemmerman. Entries from the Miami Resiliency Competition, sponsored by AIA Miami, USGBC South Florida, SOA USGBC Students, FIU and High Water Line Miami, will be on display in the gallery and winners announced. Refreshments will be served. AIA/GGI members, $20; non-members, $35 non-members; and students, $10.
SEARCH COMMITTEE FOR NEW SOA DEAN APPOINTED
President Shalala and Provost LeBlanc appointed the search committee for the Dean of the School of Architecture. The members are: Brian Blake, Committee Chair and Dean of the Graduate School and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Chairman; Robin Bachin, History; Jacob Brillhart, SOA; Rocco Ceo, SOA; Jose Gelabert-Navia, SOA; Carmen Guerrero, SOA; Andrea Heuson, SBA; John Onyango, SOA; Carie Penabad, SOA; Lora Shea, Student Representative; and Allan Shulman, SOA. The committee will identify a small set of suitable candidates with the hope that the new dean will be in place before the start of the next academic year.
PER NCARB PRESS RELEASE, NOW IDP CREDIT FOR ALL WORK
The National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) has announced changes to the Intern Development Program (IDP) related to the employment duration requirement and eligibility requirement. This means that students can receive IDP credit for ALL work, regardless of duration or commitment. It opens a wider field of opportunity for students who work, or have worked part time and episodically. For more information, visit www.ncarb.org.