FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2019
The South Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects (SCASLA) congratulates member, Robert Hewitt, ASLA, PLA, for his election into the 2019 Class of Fellows. Mr. Hewitt is a Professor at Clemson University and SCASLA Past President.
“The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) announced the elevation of 22 members as Fellows for their exceptional contributions to the landscape architecture profession and society at large. Election to the ASLA Council of Fellows is among the highest honors the ASLA bestows on members and is based on their works, leadership and management, knowledge and service. ASLA will formally recognize its 2019 Fellows at the 2019 ASLA Conference on Landscape Architecture, November 15-18, in San Diego.
Robert Hewitt received his nomination in Knowledge from the Northern California Chapter. During a period of more than two decades as a Professor of Landscape Architecture at Clemson University and the Pennsylvania State University, Robert has gained recognition for an impressive range of accomplishments, receiving 30 significant university and state, regional, national, and international awards of distinction for research, scholarship, creative works, teaching, and publication. A versatile and passionate educator, he has fostered critical design thinking, guiding thousands of future professionals to a better understanding of the scope of landscape architecture, teaching more than 60 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral courses at universities on four continents. His research and practice demonstrate the potential of professional and academic practice models based on the notion of a “designer-scholar.” As a consummate mentor, innovator, teacher, and practitioner, Robert has encouraged learning through leadership, advising students throughout their education and as they transition to emerging professionals.”
We welcome you to visit scasla.org to view all the previous South Carolina chapter members elevated to Fellows.
About the American Society of Landscape Architects:
Founded in 1899, the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) is the professional association for landscape architects in the United States, representing almost 15,000 members in 49 professional chapters, representing all 50 states, U.S. territories, and 59 countries around the world, and 82 student chapters. Members of the Society use “ASLA” after their names to denote membership and their commitment to the highest ethical standards of the profession. Landscape architects lead the planning, design, and stewardship of our built and natural environments. The Society’s mission is to advance landscape architecture through advocacy, communication, education, and fellowship. The South Carolina Chapter of ASLA includes the territory of the entire state of South Carolina and membership of 200 professionals and students.