Student Clubs

In addition to the Landscape Architecture clubs listed below, there are other clubs supported by each department and the CAED that can be found on the CAED Student Clubs web page.

Student Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA)

The ASLA student chapter is a student organization that is affiliated with the American Society of Landscape Architects. Our mission is to promote education, community involvement, student activities, a sense of spirit and pride, wise planning, and artful design of our cultural and natural environments. ASLA involvement is quite extensive -- from community clean-ups, Habitats for Humanity, Open House activities, garden show exhibits, national professional and student conference participation, interdisciplinary activities, and inviting guest speakers to share their knowledge.

To learn more about SCASLA, connect with the club on Instagram or send the club an email at scasla.slo@gmail.com.

Academic Year 2021-2022 Officers

President: Brynne Ambrose
Vice President: Cherry Tsang
Treasurers: Ashlie Zinn, Abby Peng
Events Committee: Lina Ogden
Social Media Committee: Nayelli Rojas, Alex Suarez
Graphic Designers: Aiden Clark, Paco Alfaro-Zierten
Photographer/Videographer: Erika Murase Design Competition Coordinator: Karen Ma Class Reps: Maya Amyx, Kiley Cook, Charles de Villiers, Kristen Jackson

Advisor
David Watts, Associate Professor: djwatts@calpoly.edu


Sigma Lambda Alpha Honor Society - Theta Chapter (SLA)

This National Honor Society for Landscape Architecture students invites for membership those students with a 3.5 GPA and higher. The activities of the Cal Poly SLO Theta Chapter are geared toward academic and professional development, such as inviting outside professionals to come in for reviews of projects or lectures. Overall, Chapter members try to encourage students to perform well and inspire them toward the professional world of landscape architecture.

Academic and travel scholarships are also available to members of Sigma Lambda Alpha. To receive an application packet, please contact Miran Day, Sigma Lambda Alpha advisor.

Advisor
Miran Day, Associate Professor: miday@calpoly.edu


The National Association of Minority Landscape Architects

The National Association of Minority Landscape Architects (NAMLA) aims to increase minority representation at all levels of landscape architecture practice and academia. Through the Cal Poly SLO NAMLA student chapter, our mission is to create a collaborative space for students to share ideas and create community in regards to topics pertaining to minorities within the field of landscape architecture. Activities within the club include watching lecture series, holding discussions, and speaking to minority alumni. While this club focuses on minorities, membership is open to all students.

If you would like to learn more about NAMLA, please visit https://www.nationalamla.org/, visit our Instagram, or email us at calpolynamla@gmail.com.

Academic Year 2021-2022 Board Members:

Co-President: Isabella Carrera
Co-President: Cherry Tsang
Vice President: Erika Murase
Treasurer: Karen Ma
Secretary: Justin Li
Graphics Coordinator: Bradley Atnip

Advisor
Ellen Burke, Associate Professor: eburke02@calpoly.edu

 

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