iitAIAS Recieves Honorable Mention

The American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) has awarded the Illinois Institute of Technology Chapter Honorable Mention for the 2011-2012 Chapter Honor Award. Awards were formally announced on July 22 at the AIAS National Grassroots Leadership Conference in Alexandria, Virginia, and will be conferred at the AIAS FORUM to be held in Savannah, Georgia, from December 29–January 1.

The AIAS Honor Awards were developed to publicly recognize outstanding achievements by students, educators and practitioners who have exhibited an exemplary commitment to the education and development of architecture students. The Chapter Honor Award is bestowed upon an AIAS Chapter for its outstanding accomplishment in the conception, development and delivery of creative programs for its membership, faculty, administration, practicing professionals and the public.

(iitAIAS Executive Board, Freedom by Design, and FORUM 2013 leaders at AIA headquarters in Washington D.C.)

This award is a testament to consistent growth from the organization within the past 2 years; having received the Honorable Mention for last year’s awards in the same category as well as successfully bidding to host the 2013 FORUM conference here in Chicago. You can view the submitted packet here.

Be on the look out for a recap of this years Grassroots Leadership Conference and on happenings as we gear up for the school year.

Interested in being part of the fun?! Join today at aias.org and email aias@iit.edu if you have any questions.


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