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Honors

The Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal

The Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal
 

In 2000, the American Society of Landscape Architects created The Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal to celebrate the outstanding life and career of Professor Jot D. Carpenter, FASLA, past president of the ASLA. Professor Carpenter's position as Professor of Landscape Architecture at Ohio State University was a formidable platform to showcase his honor, commitment, and energy as an educator, leaving an indelible mark on landscape architecture education. This medal honors his contribution to education and the profession.

Purpose: To recognize an individual who has made a sustained and significant contribution to landscape architecture education.

Eligibility: Nominees must be full-time, retired, or emeritus landscape architecture faculty members who have made sustained, significant contributions to a landscape architecture program and advocated for ASLA and the landscape architecture profession to students.

Frequency: One medal is awarded annually.

Nomination Process: Nominations may be made by an ASLA professional member or an ASLA chapter. Nominations are to be kept confidential. Nominees should not be made aware of their nominations or asked to participate in the preparation of their nomination materials.

All nominations must be submitted as a high resolution PDF and sent via WeTransfer to honorsawards@asla.org by February 7, 2020, 6:00 pm EST.

NOTE: Email subject line must read "JOT CARPENTER MEDAL."

Each nomination to include:

  • A letter of nomination describing the nominee's qualifications for the medal; the letter may be no more than five (5) pages in length
  • Include four (4) to five (5) images representing the nominee’s work
  • Portrait style photo of nominee
  • Up to five (5) letters of endorsement
  • Nominee contact details – email, address, phone number, etc.

Please be sure the images within your PDF submission meet the following:

Project images should be at least 2000x1500px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). They may be larger but must have a minimum width of 2000px, minimum height of 1500px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch (i.e. 2000x2500px at 300ppi, 3000x1500px at 300ppi, 2000x1500px at 600ppi would be acceptable images).

Nominee images should be at least 1200x1200px at 300ppi (pixels / inch). It may be larger but must have a minimum width of 1200px, minimum height of 1200px, and minimum pixel density of 300 pixels / inch.

Nomination letters may be addressed to:

Jot D. Carpenter Medal Nominations
c/o Honors and Awards
636 Eye Street, NW
Washington, DC 20001-3736

Selection Process: The Executive Committee reviews all nominations and forwards no more than two nominees to the Board of Trustees (BOT) for final selection. The BOT selects the recipient by secret ballot during the Spring meeting. The recipient is notified by the president and invited to attend the ASLA Annual Meeting, held in the Fall, where the award will be presented.

Questions? Contact Honors and Awards Coordinator, 202-216-2331 or honorsawards@asla.org

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