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2019 Knowlton School Welcome (Back) Festival

Play some games, win some stuff, eat some food, and get to know CRPSA at the 2019 KSA Welcome (back) festival!

Where: West Patio / Knowlton Hall
When: August 19, 2019 – 3:00pm to 4:30pm

The Knowlton School Welcome (back) Festival is an annual event to celebrate and get to know the new members of the Knowlton School community. Below is a sneak peek at what the festival is all about.

Get to know support programs and organizations from the Knowlton School and across the university

  • Counseling and Consultations Services
  • OUAB
  • Student Wellness Center
  • Knowlton School Student Services
  • Knowlton School Mentor Program
  • Knowlton School Diversity, Outreach and Inclusion Committee

Meet the Knowlton School student organizations and learn how to get involved

  • American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS)
  • Alpha Rho Chi (APX Demetrios Colony)
  • City and Regional Planning Student Association (CRPSA)
  • National Organization for Minority Architecture Students (NOMAS)
  • One:Twelve
  • Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA)
  • SERVitecture
  • Women of Knowlton (new organization!)

*Learn more about them on the Student Organizations page*

Join in the fun with games and activities from Knowlton School student organizations

  • Giveaways
  • Guessing games
  • Ring toss
  • Drawing contests
  • TicTacToe
  • Giant Jenga and more!

Announcing the 2018-19 T-shirt Design Competition

It’s almost time for classes to start again, and that means now is the time to design this year’s CRPSA t-shirt!

Each year we hold a contest to design our organiztion’s t-shirts. The winner will receive free CRPSA membership for the year along with the pleasure of seeing your classmates wear your design all around Knowlton Hall.

If you are interested in submitting a design, please follow the guidelines below and upload your submission via the form. The contest deadline is September 14th at 11:59pm. Designs will be voted on by the CRPSA Executive Board and the winning design will be announced on the website.

Contest Guidelines

General:

  • Deadline: September 14th at 11:59pm (submitted via the form below or emailed to osucrpsa@gmail.com)
  • Competition open to all City and Regional Planning graduate and undergraduate students (majors and minors)
  • Include your name, class standing, contact info, and any information regarding your design in your email submission.

Design Details & Guidelines:

  • Required: Vector design
  • Required: Year incorporated into design
  • Required: Design on front of shirt only
  • Required: Limit design to one or two colors
  • Recommended: Ability to format into ai, pdf, psd, and/or esp.

Winning Design:

  • Is placed on the CRPSA 2018-19 t-shirt
  • Receives free 2017/2018 membership ($30 value)
  • Receives two CRPSA Bucks
2018-19 T-shirt Design Competition
Maximum upload size: 52MB

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CRP Social Justice Week

It’s Social Justice Week at Knowlton! This is an annual event that CRPSA and the CRP department host to bring attention to current social justice issues in planning and to give back to the Columbus community.
There are three main events for the week:
  • Wed 2/14, 4pm: Dr. Tom Sanchez is giving this week’s Baumer Lecture, with a focus on how smart transportation and smart cities can advance equity. Prior to his talk CRPSA will be hosting a meet-and-greet with Dr. Sanchez in the CRP studio from 4-5pm.
  • Thur 2/15, 6pm: Social Justice Panel.  Michael Wilkos, Nancy Recchie, and Jeff Darbee, all professional working in Columbus, will participate in a panel discussion about issues of social justice in planning. Knowlton room 175.
  • Sat 2/17, 10am: We will head over to the Weinland Park neighborhood to participate in a community cleanup day. Please let us know if you can come out and volunteer! osucrpsa@gmail.com

We hope to see you at these great events!

Welcome to our new board members!

Following elections by CRPSA members, we’d like to welcome the newest members of the CRPSA executive board!

Undergraduate Student Representatives:  Javier Melendez-Galinsky and Maria Walliser-Wejebe
First-year Graduate Representatives: Stephanie Yu and Noah Elmore

We’re very pleased to have them join the board and get started planning exciting events for the year. The student representatives are your advocates within CRPSA, so please feel free to reach out to them with any ideas, questions or thoughts you may have.

For anyone else who is still interested in getting involved in CRPSA leadership in another way, we have several committees which you can join, including Professional Development, Fundraising, Social, Community Service and more. Feel free to get in touch with us at osucrpsa@gmail.com.

 

CRPSA General Meeting

Wondering what CRPSA is all about? Have you already signed up and are ready to get more involved? Want to hear about our Fall Break trip to Toronto, as well as all our other upcoming events?

If you answered yes to any of these questions, join us at our first general meeting of the year on Friday, September 8 at 10am. Members of the executive board will be there to answer your questions and tell you all about our exciting plans for this year, including city trips, professional development opportunities, social events and special committees. Membership forms will be available, and we will be accepting dues payments.

 

Event details:

Friday, September 8, 10am

Knowlton Hall, Room KN175

Design the 2017-2018 CRPSA T-shirt

It’s almost time for classes to start again, and that means it’s time to design this year’s CRPSA t-shirt!

Each year we hold a contest to design our beautiful t-shirts. The winner will receive free CRPSA membership for the year, along with the pleasure of seeing your classmates wear your design all around Knowlton Hall.

If you are interested in submitting a design, please follow the guidelines below. The contest deadline is Saturday, August 19th by midnight. During the first week of school your classmates will vote on the final design, and the winner will be announced at our Welcome Back Party at the end of Welcome Week (more details on that soon!). We can’t wait to see your designs!

Contest Guidelines

General:

  • Deadline: August 19 at 11:59pm (emailed to osucrpsa@gmail.com)
  • Competition open to all CRP graduate and undergraduate students (majors and minors)
  • Team designs are eligible; winnings will be split!

Design Details & Guidelines:

  • Required: Vector design
  • Required: Year incorporated into design (2017 or 2017/2018)
  • Required: Heather gray or navy blue t-shirt
  • Required: Limit design to three colors or fewer
  • Recommended: Create design using Adobe Illustrator
  • Recommended: Ability to format into jpeg, png, and/or esp.
  • Recommended: Incorporate the CRPSA color scheme in some way (see logo below)

Winning Design:

  • Is placed on the CRPSA 2017/2018 t-shirt
  • Receives free 2017/2018 membership ($30 value)
  • Receives two CRPSA Bucks
  • The top three designs will be featured on the CRPSA website

You can also explore past year’s submissions:

2016

2015

 

And the winner is…

Congratulations to Nicholas Badman, City and Regional Planning Graduate student, for his winning submission to the 2016 t-shirt design competition!

Look out for t-shirts coming in a few weeks for all CRPSA members.  As a reminder, membership is $30 and includes the cost of the t-shirt and open admission to CRPSA sponsored events this year including local office tours and planner’s panels.  If you are interested in becoming a member, email osucrpsa@gmail.com or fill out the membership form Join CRPSA.

Also, a big thank you to the creators of the other designs and those who voted.

 

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Design Competition for the 2016/2017 CRPSA t-shirt has begun!

Hello Planners.

It’s that time of year again to get creative!  The Design Competition for the 2016/2017 CRPSA t-shirt has begun.  Entries are due August 13th and the top voted design will be sported around by CRPSA members in Knowlton Hall and beyond.  Please see below for design specifics.  We look forward to seeing your creations.

General:

  • Deadline: August 13th at 11:59 p.m.
  • Competition open to all CRP graduates and undergraduates (majors and minors)
  • Team designs are eligible; winnings will be split!

Design Details & Guidelines:

  • Required: Vector design
  • Required: Year incorporated into design (2016 or 2016/2017)
  • Required: Heather gray or navy blue t-shirt
  • Recommended: Create design using Adobe Illustrator
  • Recommended: Ability to format into jpeg, png, and/or esp.
  • Recommended: Incorporate the CRPSA color scheme in some way (see designs below)

Winning Design:

  • Is placed on the CRPSA 2016/2017 t-shirt
  • Receives free 2016/2017 membership ($30 value)
  • Receives two CRPSA Bucks
  • The top three designs will be featured on the CRPSA website

 

If you have questions or concerns, please reach out to the CRPSA Board at crpsa@gmail.com

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Please note, the CRPSA Board reserves the right to disqualify a design.