Service n Sip Recap

Earlier this month, the Health and Wellness Task Force along with the Freedom by Design Advisory Committee co-hosted Service n’ Sip, a virtual volunteer hangout call. Throughout the call, panelists gave tips on writing thank you letters to essential workers, communicating with your local elected officials, how to make various types of masks, and of… Read more »

 


GovComm’s COVID19 Chapter Guide, Part 3

Ever wondered what a virtual AIAS E-Board Meeting might look like? Wonder no more! The 2019-2020 AIAS Governance Committee has put together this mock Board Meeting in order to help you realize that Chapter management and taking care of the student body doesn’t have to pause once we’ve left campus. Even as the school year… Read more »

 


GovComm’s COVID-19 Chapter Guide, Part 2

The AIAS Governance Committee has put together this two-part blog post for chapters to use as a guide in various chapter-related activities that have been affected by COVID-19. This part of the guide addresses: Collaborating with Peers Virtually; Communicating with AIAS National; Remote Transitioning; and Blowing Off Steam with Your Chapter. Did you check out… Read more »

 


Coffee with the Council of Global Reps

The 2019-2020 AIAS Council of Global Representatives wants to invite you to the first ever Coffee with the Council of Global Reps session! This open call will be an opportunity to discuss the impacts of COVID-19 on international students and for members to share their diverse experiences during this unprecedented time. Please join us on… Read more »

 


Grants for FBD Director Attendance at AIAS Grassroots Available for 2020

As part of the NCARB partnership supporting Freedom by Design (FBD), grant funding is once again available to assist with FBD Director attendance at AIAS Grassroots at a $0 registration fee. The standard registration fee is $50. Attendance at Grassroots by the chapter FBD Director is encouraged in order to receive the training, resources, and… Read more »

 


GovComm’s COVID-19 Chapter Guide, Part 1

The AIAS Governance Committee has put together this two-part blog post for chapters to use as a guide in various chapter-related activities that have been affected by COVID-19. This part of the guide addresses: Formal Communications with Membership; Informal Socializing and Communication; Professional Development; and Methods and Motivation for Learning Outside of Studio. Stay tuned… Read more »

 


Are the Kids Alright?

Are the Kids Alright? A Perspective of How Covid-19 is Affecting Architecture Students   The coronavirus pandemic has had a domino effect across the education system and all those in it. As schools across the country began to close, faculty hastily shifted to teaching online, those with homes to go back to were sent away… Read more »

 


ArchiSoup Portfolio Guide

“Your portfolio is the most powerful tool you have. Learn how to shape and use it to its full advantage with this in-depth guide!” Our friends over at www.archisoup.com have just published their Portfolio Guide and they’re offering a 15% discount for AIAS members with offer code AIAS15. Your portfolio is the most important and… Read more »

 


Call for Ambassadors!

CALL FOR APPLICANTS FOR THE 2020-2021 AIAS INTERNATIONAL REGIONAL AMBASSADORS The 2019-2020 Council of Global Representatives is officially opening the call for applicants for the 2020-2021 AIAS International Regional Ambassador Appointment Cycle, to serve as the AIAS Middle East and Latin America Regional Ambassadors. Win or lose, participating in this appointment cycle is an incredibly… Read more »

 


Roles and Responsibilities

So,‌ ‌You’re‌ ‌the‌ ‌Treasurer:‌ ‌Roles and Responsibilities   So, what do you do now… If you’re reading this, you’re probably the new treasurer of your chapter. Congratulations! Being chapter treasurer is a super rewarding leadership position. We understand that responsibilities of a leader can be stressful, especially when it is related to money, therefore we… Read more »