Student Submissions for NCPE

National Council for Preservation Education Application to Present a Paper at the 2013 National Trust for Historic Preservation Conference Indianapolis, IN 10 April 2013   The National Council for Preservation Education (NCPE) is pleased to announce it will select four students currently enrolled in a NCPE member historic preservation program to present papers at the 2013 Annual Conference of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, Indianapolis, IN, October 29 - November 2, 2013. The theme of this year’s conference is “Preservation at the Crossroads,” which the National Trust intends to challenge preservationists to “think outside the box” in order to examine new and innovative ideas to grow the historic preservation field in the 21st century. Building upon the three subthemes of the conference, the National Council for Preservation Education invites students to submit papers related to the following: 1) Mapping a New Policy Agenda. Question existing policies, … [Read more...]

The Fall 2012 Newsletter has arrived!

We would like to invite you to check out our 2012 Fall Newsletter! If you are an alum, you should be receiving one in the mail shortly, if not make sure to check it out online! This year we are doing things a little differently. We have a whole new look and are hoping to go completely digital within the next couple semesters. If you would like to receive a digital copy you can do this by either emailing umw.pres.aide@gmail.com, filling out an online form on our website (it can be found by clicking here) or by calling 540-654-1315. We hope you enjoy the Fall 2012 newsletter! You can find it by clicking here. … [Read more...]

Heritage Documentation Program offering prize competition

The Heritage Documentation Program is pleased to announce the Charles E. Peterson Prize Competition and the Leicester B. Holland Prize Competition. To enter the competition all you need to do is submit your best architectural drawing. The Peterson prize calls for a set of architectural measured drawings and the Holland Prize recognizes the best SINGLE sheet of drawing. These drawings need to be submitted to the HABS Collection of the Library of Congress and will be judged base on drafting, composition, depiction of significant features, field records and dimensioning and annotation. Prizes range from $500-$3,000. Entry forms are due by May 31, 2013 and completed entries are due June 1, 2013. For more information on the Peterson prize please click this link. For the Holland Prize please click this link. … [Read more...]

Call for Student Abstracts for APT NYC 2013

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APT is pleased to announce its Call for Student Abstracts for APT NYC 2013, taking place in Times Square from October 11-15, 2013. Abstracts are due March 31, 2013.Job searching in this economy is still tough, but students who participate in the APT fall Conference Student Scholarships program will have an advantage, enjoying networking and access that is unparalleled in the preservation/conservation world. Many Student Scholars have met their future employers when their efforts were highlighted at a Conference. All you have to do is submit a 500-word abstract that summarizes your research or project that addresses an aspect of preservation/conservation technology, no later than March 31. The selected students will be assigned a mentor in the APT College of Fellows, who will walk them through the oral presentation process required at the Conference and introduce them to other APT members. They will have their registration paid for, as well as receive a stipend for hotel and … [Read more...]