Department of Landscape Architecture

Awards

2017 Awards
National Awards:

  • LAF 2017 Olmsted Scholar Finalist awarded to BLA student Nathania Martinez

Regional Award:

  • Southern Conference Campus Water Matters Challenge awarded 3rd place to University of Florida interdisciplinary team of environmental law, environmental engineering and MLA students Breanna Ross and Sarah McDermott

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA Award of Excellence awarded to BLA student Jennifer Brunner for her Capstone project
  • FLASLA Team Award of Merit awarded to the Student Chapter ASLA for their Irby Elementary service project
  • Florida Association of Native Nurseries: Real Florida Landscape Design Competition awarded to BLA students Brian Pepper as the Southern Region winner and Mathew McFall as the Northern region winner.

2016 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA Award of Honor awarded to faculty member Rob Holmes who is part of The Dredge Research Collaborative for the DredgeFest Event Series
  • ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship awarded to BLA student Daniel Rodriguez
  • NYC Aquarium and Public Waterfront International Open Ideas Competition awarded Rob Holmes and his team third place

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA Award of Honor awarded to BLA student Nathania Martinez
  • FLASLA Award of Honor awarded to the University of Florida, Student Chapter ASLA Team for PARKing Day
  • FLASLA Award of Merit awarded to BLA student Daniel Rodriguez
  • Florida Association of Native Nurseries: Real Florida Landscape Design Competition awarded three first place awards in three categories to BLA students Collin Bowie and Crystal Simmons and MLA student Lea Kindt

2015 Awards
National Awards:

  • APA Student Project Award of Excellence in Small Town and Rural Planning awarded to URP and LA faculty and students for their project, Yankeetown-Inglis: Strategies for Adaptation to Coastal Change
  • ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship awarded to BLA student Abdias Dalisma
  • Fellows of the ASLA awarded to BLA alums Michael Kroll and Elizabeth Miller

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA Award of Merit awarded to Siyang Wen
  • FLASLA Award of Merit awarded to Sining Zhu

University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award awarded to BLA 2008 alum Jeremy Marquis

2014 Awards
National Awards:

  • EPA 2014 Campus RainWorks Challenge 1st Place in the Master Plan Category awarded to Glenn Acomb and his BLA students – Adam McCollister, Adrienne Campbell, Chris Stidham, Craig Handley, Johan Bueno, Joshua Roedell, Kristina Bunyii, Laura Snider, Mark Koenig, Stephanie Bou-Ghannam, Theresa Wymer and Viviana Castro
  • LAF 2014 Olmsted Scholar Finalist awarded to BLA student Viviana Castro
  • ASLA 2013-2014 Vice President for Education election won by Associate Professor Kay Williams
  • APA 2014 National Student Project Award for Excellence in Small Town and Rural Planning awarded to DCP team with member MLA student Jana Rosenbloom

State of Florida Awards:

  • APA 2014 Florida Chapter Outstanding Student Project Award awarded to URP faculty member Ferdinand Lewis and LA faculty member Kevin Thompson for the work conducted by graduate URP and undergraduate LA students in the joint SLA&P studio for Green Cove Springs

University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award awarded to BLA 1994 alum Gerdo Aquino
  • DCP 2014 Outstanding Young Alumnus Award awarded to BLA 2004 alum Carlos Perez

2013 Awards
National Awards:

  • EPA 2013 Campus RainWorks Challenge 1st Place Award (out of 215 teams) won by Glenn Acomb and his BLA students – Emily Strum, Josh Evitt, Greg Ford, Hannah Plate, Jabari Taylor, Jayne Branstrom, Brenda Lugano, and Tracy Wyman along with Environmental Engineering, Agriculture and Biological Engineering students
  • CELA 2013 Excellence in Service-Learning Award awarded to Kevin Thompson

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2013 Award of Excellence awarded to BLA student Tracy Wyman
  • FLASLA 2013 Award of Excellence awarded to MLA student Bryant Cook
  • FLASLA 2013 Award of Honor awarded to BLA 4 students Johan Bueno, Adam McCollister, Adrienne Campbell, Chris Stidham, Craig Handley, Josh Roedell, Laura Snider, Mark Koenig, Stephanie Bou-Ghannam, Theresa Wymer and Viviana Castro
  • FLASLA 2013 Award of Honor awarded to BLA 5 students Emily Strum, Josh Evitt, Greg Ford, Hannah Plate, Jabari Taylor, Jayne Branstrom, Brenda Lugano, and Tracy Wyman
  • FLASLA 2013 Award of Merit awarded to BLA student Brittany Algero

University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2013 Alumni Association “Top Twenty Under Thirty” Alumni Awards awarded to BLA 2010 alum Matthew Meyer
  • DCP 2013 Research Showcase Student Research Posters 1st Place awarded to MLA student Mia Requesens
  • DCP 2013 Research Showcase Student Research Posters 3rd Place awarded to BLA student Tracy Wyman

2012 Awards
National Awards:

  • National 2012 ASLA Council of Fellows Scholarship through the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF) Awarded to BLA student Viviana Castro
  • CELA 2012 Outstanding Communications Award given to Kevin Thompson

State of Florida Awards:

  • Gulf Coast Green 2012 Student Competition “People’s Choice Award” won by BLA 5 student Jaime Russ

University of Florida Awards:

  • Earl Blank/FRSA 2012 Fellowship awarded to Glenn Acomb
  • DCP 2012 Teacher of the Year awarded to Tina Gurucharri
  • DCP 2012 Service Learning Award awarded to Kevin Thompson

2011 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2011 Jot Carpenter Teaching Medal awarded to Herrick Smith, chair of the LA department for 30 years
  • ASLA 2011 National Award of Honor in Communications awarded to BLA 2010 graduates Ben Boyd, Marco Garcia, William Ramhold and James Wheeler

2010 Awards
National Awards:

  • LAF 2010 Olmsted Scholar Winner awarded to BLA 5 student Matt Meyer

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2010 Award of Merit won by BLA student Will Ramhold

University of Florida Awards:

  • DCP 2010 International Educator of the Year Award awarded to Kevin Thompson

2009 Awards
University of Florida Awards:

  •  DCP 2009 Teacher of the Year awarded to Glenn Acomb

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2009 Award of Honor won by BLA student Matt Meyer
  • FLASLA 2009 Award of Merit won by BLA student Will Ramhold

2008 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2008 Distinguished Council of Fellows awarded to Lecturer Glenn Acomb

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2008 Student Research Award won by MLA student Robin Pelinski

University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2008 Florida Blue Key Distinguished Faculty Award awarded to Peggy Carr
  • DCP 2008 Teacher of the Year Award won by Tina Gurucharri
  • DCP 2008 International Educator of the Year Award awarded to Terry Schnadelbach

2007 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2007 Research Honor Award won by MLA student Kimberly Heiss

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2007 Award of Merit won by BLA student Leah Madder
  • FLASLA 2007 Award of Merit won by BLA student Layel Pallesen
  • FLASLA 2007 Award of Merit won by a team of undergraduate students. Team members:  John Galbavy, Jeremy Marquis, Jacob Sum, Matt Allen, Allison Reames, Debby Hindsley, Jason Nunez, Patrick Painter, Chris Buccino, Aaron Mastin, Christie Marino, Heidi Schultz, Jorge Abich, Jarrod Purser, Peter Moran, Jason Bennick, Richard Hurlock, Adam Wood, and Kevin Jund
  • FLASLA 2007 Award of Merit won by a team of undergraduate students for “New Orleans Volunteer in the Gentilly neighborhood of New Orleans, LA”. Team Members: Neal Schafers, Leah Mader, James Curwood, Deborah Hindsley, Aaron Davis, Chris Buccino, Cara Leander, Patrick Painter, Matt Allen, Caleb Fletcher, Jason Nunez, and Aaron Mastin

University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2006 Research Foundation Professorship Award awarded to Peggy Carr
  • DCP 2006 Faculty Service Award awarded to Kay Williams

2006 Awards
University of Florida Awards:

  • UF 2006 Research Foundation Professorship Award awarded to Peggy Carr
  • DCP 2006 Faculty Service Award awarded to Kay Williams

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2006 Award of Excellence won by BLA student Derrick Taylor
  • FLASLA 2006 Award of Excellence won by BLA student Chris Buccino
  • FLASLA 2006 Award of Excellence won by BLA students Ivan Maranan & Layel Pallesen
  • FLASLA 2006 Award of Honor won by MLA students Ken Ray, Neal Schafers, and Charles Bondo
  • FLASLA 2006 Award of Excellence won by the University of Florida Student Chapter ASLA

2005 Awards
National Awards:

  • National Greenspace Design Competition 2nd Place won by MLA student Stephanie Appel

State of Florida Awards:

  • FLASLA 2005 Award of Merit won by BLA student Haley Harrison

 2004 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2004 First Place Graduate Research Category won by MLA student Kelly Hughes
  • ASLA 2004 First Place Graduate Research Category won by MLA student Ginevra Anuszkiewicz
  • ASLA 2004 Special Commendation Research Category won by BLA student Jared Smith

2003 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2003 First Place Individual Student Design Category won by MLA student Sansern Kiatsupaibul
  • ASLA 2003 Honorable Mention Individual Student Design Category won by MLA student Jeff Maxwell

2002 Awards
National Awards:

  • ASLA 2002 First Place Individual Student Design Category won by MLA student Sansern Kiatsupaibul