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The gathering place for those of us engaged in the field of educational facilities management, and dedicated to the ongoing evolution of its professionals into influential leaders in education.


Important Insights Found at 2017 Thought Leaders Symposium Important Insights Found at 2017 Thought Leaders Symposium

APPA's annual Thought Leaders Symposium took place April 11-12, in Charleston, South Carolina. More than three dozen higher education administrators met to discuss the topic of Collaboration and Facility Renewal for Student Success. The final report will be published in September. 

Renew Your APPA Membership -- Online or Via Mail Renew Your APPA Membership -- Online or Via Mail

APPA membership renewal for the 2017-2018 membership year is now available through myAPPA. In addition, invoices will be mailed out to primary representatives. If you have any questions about your invoice or membership benefits, please contact our membership team at membership@appa.org or 703.684.1446.

Upcoming Chapter Conferences in Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and More! Upcoming Chapter Conferences in Tennessee, North Carolina, Georgia, and More!

APPA's chapters are thriving, and their conferences are great opportunity to enhance your professional development and networking efforts. Click the link above for a list of APPA chapters, and their plans for upcoming events. Or, if you have any chapter or regional programs to list, please send them to Steve Glazner.

NFPA Work Group Looking for Volunteers NFPA Work Group Looking for Volunteers

The NFPA Work Group under the guidance of the APPA Standards and Codes Council is looking for technical volunteers to review the NFPA Standards for public input on behalf of higher education this year.  If you are interested please contact Billie Zidek, Standards & Codes Administrator at 703-542-3846 or via email at billie@appa.org.  You will receive a link to a survey to determine the standard you would like to review.

Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar

The Essentials of Facilities Management Training Seminar will be held May 22-25 at Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. Co-presented by APPA and ACUI, the seminar is designed for professionals who are new to facilities management or are transitioning into responsibilities of overseeing facilities. 

APPAinfo is Your Networking Link APPAinfo is Your Networking Link

APPAinfo is an e-mail discussion list for educational facilities professionals, where you can find the answers to many of your everyday problems simply by posting a question to your peers. The APPA discussion list seeks to broaden your resource base by making it easier to interact with and respond to the needs of facilities professionals, and focuses on all campus facilities issues, regardless of size or type of school or organization. For more information, contact Steve Glazner.

EXPANDED APPA LANDS’ END STORE:  Our Store is always open! EXPANDED APPA LANDS’ END STORE:  Our Store is always open!

Visit the Lands’ End APPA store today, and purchase apparel and other gear of your choice--personalized with the APPA logo. All products available for personalization – jackets, backpacks, t-shirts, polo shirts, caps, totes, coolers, etc. – can now be personalized with the APPA logo, and are backed by Lands’ End’s product guarantee. If you have any questions, contact Anita Dosik.