0July 2010 – Edition 77
In this issue of AssociateNews:
POINT І COUNTERPOINT
An inquiry into the findings of the 2010 AIA/NCARB Internship and Career Study
Last year, the National Associates Committee (NAC) partnered with the AIA and NCARB to solicit the perspectives of more than 54,000 architectural interns, students and emerging professionals on issues confronting their professional experiences. First issued in 2003, the bi-annual survey has become a critical tool in the analysis of architectural internship as regulated in the United States. Click to read more
AIA Dallas' Emerging Leadership Program
The AIA Dallas Leadership Committee spent several years brainstorming and working diligently to come up with a program that fosters up-and-coming individuals for leadership. The leadership program would identify, cultivate and mentor emerging professionals in three areas related to the architecture and construction profession: the firm, the profession, and the community. 2009 was the inaugural year with 19 graduates from the AIA Dallas Emerging Leaders Program. Click to continue
Laddership, Speed Dating and Game Shows -
The Unique Delivery of AIA San Francisco’s Mentorship Program
The AIA SF Mentorship Program was established to build a network for architectural professionals beyond the office environment, promote personal and professional development in the areas of leadership, mentoring, relationship building, and provide supplemental tools and support for emerging professionals to fulfill the requirements for licensure. Click to continue reading
AIA Detroit's Portfolio Review
AIA’s emerging professionals have been expressing a need for re-envisioned mentorship opportunities. A number of components are experimenting with new ways of providing these opportunities. AIA Detroit is one of a few components that is leading this charge through its Emerging Professionals Committee and programs like its Portfolio Review Workshop. Click to continue reading
AIA Members and Architectural Universities Impacting Reconstruction in Haiti
A Follow-Up Interview with Sam Moschelli
On January 12, 2010 a disastrous earthquake registering 7.0 on the Richter scale struck the nation of Haiti. In an effort to aid in the reconstruction, Sam Moschelli traveled to Haiti with a team of Lawrence Technological University (LTU) students to assist in building homes for the PWOJE ESPWA SUD orphanage that was affected by the earthquake. This is the second interview that chronicles Moschelli’s experiences in Haiti. Continue to the interview
2011 AIA Associate Award - Call For Submissions
The AIA Associates Award is the highest award given to individual associate AIA members who best exemplify the highest qualities of leadership and have demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to their component or region's membership, in the community, in professional organizations, and/or in the design and construction industries.
Submission Deadline: October 08, 2010 | View Submission Requirements
National Associates Committee Leadership Positions Announced
At its annual meeting at the AIA Convention in Miami, the NAC elected four new leaders for 2011. Congratulations to Ashley Clark, Tu-Anh Bui, Wayne Mortensen and Clarice Sollog. Click to see the full announcement.
Herman Miller for Healthcare Intern Architect Scholarship Program
Herman Miller for Healthcare will sponsor eight intern architects to attend HealthcareDesign10, the fall conference of the Center for Health Design/AIA Academy of Architecture for Health. The conference will be held at the MGM Grand Hotel, Las Vegas, NV on November 13-16, 2010.
Submission Deadline: July 30, 2010 | View Eligibilty and Submission Requirements
Join the Discussion - NAC Blog
Please visit the NAC Blog for current discussions and updates on topics ranging from IDP and ARE to competitions. Content is updated frequently and can be found at: http://blog.aia.org/nac/
Architecture & The Body
Forward, the Architecture and Design Journal of the National Associates Committee, published its latest issue titled Architecture & The Body. This issue asks the question - What is the role of architecture in our everyday lives? Click to read Forward Issue 110.
The National Associates Committee Page
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