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28 JUL 2017

Presidential Gavel passed to Newly Installed APPA President Chris Kopach, University of Arizona

July 28, 2017, Alexandria VA Chris Kopach, the assistant vice president of facilities management at University of Arizona, was officially installed as President of APPA. Read More

26 JUL 2017

APPA Annual Awards Recognize Excellence, Service

July 26, 2017, Alexandria VA Eleven institutions were honored with 12 awards and 28 individuals were recognized for their service to APPA during the awards reception July 21 and awards banquet July 22 at the APPA/PCAPPA/BayAPPA Conference in San Francisco. Read More

30 AUG 2016

APPA Launches Activity for Second ANSI Standard

August 30, 2016, Alexandria VA APPA announced today its plans to create an American National Standard to help create uniform use of terms and definitions that affect facilities asset decision making. Read More

18 JUL 2016

2016 APPA Awards Recognize Institutional Excellence and Individual Contributions

July 18, 2016, Alexandria VA APPA recognized 16 institutions and 22 individuals for achievements during the awards reception July 12 and awards banquet July 13 at the 2016 APPA/SRAPPA/TNAPPA Conference in Nashville. Read More

22 OCT 2015

APPA to Launch ANSI Standards Development Activity Addressing "Total Cost of Ownership" for Buildings, Facilities

APPA announced today its plans to create an American National Standard that addresses facilities asset decision making, enabling owners of buildings and facilities assets to accurately project financial expenditures throughout the “cradle to grave” building lifecycle. Read More

19 OCT 2015

APPA Convenes Work Group to Monitor Fire, Life Safety, Electrical Standards Development

APPA, the professional organization for educational facilities professionals, has organized a work group to track and monitor relevant National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) fire and electrical standards and codes. Read More

07 AUG 2015

Weber State University Recognized for Excellence in Facilities Management

APPA is pleased to announce that Weber State University has received the 2015 Award for Excellence in Facilities Management. Read More

07 AUG 2015

APPA Recognizes Two Institutions for Campus Facilities Sustainability Progress

APPA is pleased to announce that San Diego Community College District and Slippery Rock University are the 2015 recipients of the APPA Sustainability Award. Read More

07 AUG 2015

APPA Recognizes Seven as Industry “Pacesetters”

APPA is pleased to recognize seven emerging professionals for their contributions to APPA and the facilities management profession with the 2015 Pacesetter Award. Read More

07 AUG 2015

APPA Honors Three for Lifelong Contributions

APPA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Meritorious Service Award, APPA’s highest award for individual service: Read More

07 AUG 2015

Bryn Mawr College’s Smith Lauded for Contributions to Educational Facilities Industry

APPA is pleased to announce the designation Glenn Smith, Director of Facilities Services for Bryn Mawr College, as an APPA Fellow. Read More

07 AUG 2015

Four Facilities Departments Receive Industry Effective and Innovative Practices Award

APPA is pleased to announce that four member institutions have been awarded the 2015 APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award. Read More

03 AUG 2015

University of Hartford’s Norman Young Elected to Board of Educational Facilities Organization

Norm Young, associate vice president of facilities planning and management at the University of Hartford, has been elected to serve as the vice president of information and research for APPA...Read More

03 AUG 2015

Illinois State’s Chuck Scott Elected President-Elect of APPA Membership Organization for Educational Facilities

Chuck Scott, the executive director of facilities management at Illinois State University, has been elected as President-elect of APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities...Read More

03 AUG 2015

University of Minnesota’s Ruthann Manlet Elected VP Professional Development for Educational Facilities Association

Ruthann Manlet, facilities manager for the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (West Bank Campus) has been elected to serve as the vice president of professional development of APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities...Read More

15 Jul 015

APPA To Hold Convener's Briefing for new Facilities Standards Development Program

APPA is an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer. Read More

24 JUL 2014

APPA Recognizes Six Institutions for Campus Facilities Sustainability Progress

APPA is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of the APPA Sustainability Award. Read More

24 JUL 2014

APPA Recognizes Five as Industry “Pacesetters”

APPA is pleased to recognize five emerging professionals for their contributions to APPA and the facilities management profession with the 2014 Pacesetter Award. Read More

24 JUL 2014

APPA Honors Four for Lifelong Contributions

APPA is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Meritorious Service Award, APPA’s highest award for individual service. Read More

24 JUL 2014

Five Facilities Departments Receive Industry Effective and Innovative Practices Award

APPA is pleased to announce that five member institutions have been awarded the 2014 APPA Effective & Innovative Practices Award. Read More

24 JUL 2014

Five Institutions Honored with APPA’s Award for Excellence

APPA is pleased to announce the 2014 Award for Excellence in Facilities Management recipients: Soka University of America, University of New Mexico, University of Michigan, Philadelphia University, and University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Read More

5 AUG 2013

APPA Honors Three for Life-Long Professional Contributions

Button, Harrod and Johnson Receive 2013 Meritorious Service Award. Read More

5 AUG 2013

2013 Marks 25 Years of Excellence Awards

University of Arizona, Texas Tech Honored Read More

5 AUG 2013

2013 APPA Pacesetter Awards Announced

APPA announced the recipients of the 2013 Pacesetter Awards during Saturday’s Awards Banquet at the APPA 2013 Annual Conference and Exposition in Minneapolis. Read More

5 AUG 2013

Five Institutions Recognized for Sustainability Efforts

Duke University, University of Iowa, University of Colorado at Boulder, Philadelphia University and Oberlin College were recently honored by APPA with the 2013 Sustainability Award. Read More

5 AUG 2013

Five Universities Honored for Innovative Facilities Practices

The winners of APPA's 2013 Effective & Innovative Practices Award were recognized for their programs and processes that enhance the delivery of services to their institutions. Read More

20 JUL 2012

APPA Recognizes Industry Excellence with Annual Awards

APPA recognized 13 institutions and 11 individuals across six award categories for excellence in the educational facilities profession. Read More

20 JUL 2012

Five Campuses Recognized for Effective and Innovative Practices

APPA is pleased to recognize five universities as recipients of the 2012 Effective and Innovative Practices Award, which demonstrates how facilities practices can directly benefit an educational institution. Read More

20 JUL 2012

APPA Honors Three Institutions with Its 2012 Excellence Award

APPA awarded this week its 2012 Award for Excellence in Facilities Management to Pima (Ariz.) Community College, University of Colorado Boulder and Harrisburg (Pa.) Area Community College. Read More

20 JUL 2012

APPA Honors Bill Elvey's Contributions with 2012 Fellow Award

APPA is pleased to announce the winner of the 2012 Fellow Award: Bill Elvey (CAPPA), of the University of Texas - Dallas. Read More

20 JUL 2012

Seven Education Facilities Professionals Honored with 2012 Pacesetters Award

APPA announced the seven winners of its annual Pacesetters Award on Wednesday, July 18, during APPA’s Awards and Recognition program at the APPA 2012 Annual Conference and Exposition in Denver.Read More

20 JUL 2012

APPA Recognizes Honorees for Meritorius Service

APPA recognized this week three individual members for their significant contributions to the profession of education facilities management with its Meritorious Service Award. Read More

20 JUL 2012

APPA Recognizes Five Universities with APPA 2012 Sustainability Award

APPA announced that the University of British Columbia, the University of California – Irvine, Emory University, American University, and the University of Prince Edward Island are its first-year recipients of the APPA Sustainability Award. Read More