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LA Students Receive Honourable Mentions for WLAM Poster Competition

Each year the Canadian Society of Landscape Architects sponsors the World Landscape Architecture Month Poster Competition.

This year's theme was green roofs. Green roofs and green walls are a rapidly growing area of practice, offering an unprecedented level of integration between buildings and landscapes.

Two honourable mentions were awarded to Diane Relyea, a Master of Landscape Architecture student and Adam Léger, a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture student.

To view the posters please visit the CSLA website at:

MLA Student Receives Honourable Mention for Urban Design Competition

Richard Valenzona, a third year Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) graduate student, was part of a design team that entered the Urban Land Institute Gerald D. Hines Urban Design Competition. Richard's team included:

2 MPl (Master of Urban and Regional Planning) from Ryerson University
1 MArch from Ryerson University
1 MBA from York University

Richard's team received 1 of 13 honourable mentions out of 149 teams from 70 universities across the US and Canada.

CSLA Teaching Award Awarded to Professor Cecelia Paine

Cecelia Paine - CSLA Teaching Award

The 2012 Canadian Society of Landscape Architects' (CSLA) Teaching Award was bestowed on Professor Cecelia Paine at the 2012 CSLA Congress in Halifax, NS.  The award recognizes an individual who has made a substantial and significant contribution to landscape architecture education within Canada.

Distinguished Teaching Award Presented to Professor Sean Kelly

Sean Kelly - Distinguished Teaching Award

The 2012 OAC Alumni Distinguished Teaching Award was presented to Sean Kelly on Friday, September 14, 2012 at the OAC Community BBQ.

This annual award recognizes the importance of effective teaching in the education of OAC students. Recipients have demonstrated competence in teaching as well as enthusiasm, interest and the ability to stimulate and guide students in the organization, preparation and presentation of material.

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