3 tips for staying healthy and happy in architecture. [Monday Minute]

June 27, 2022 edition of the AIBD’s Monday Minute weekly newsletter.
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3 tips for staying healthy and happy in architecture.
It’s no secret that building design is a demanding profession.
Long hours, intense deadlines, and client demands can take their toll on even the most resilient of us.
Most of us have days when we feel overloaded—when dragging ourselves out of bed requires the determination of Hercules.If you feel like that often, your career may be burning you out.

Here’s the solution
Airbnb is giving out $10 million to design OMG! homes
Shared by fastcompany.com.An ambitious fund for 100 winners will back Airbnb’s new design strategy.

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Meet our newest CPBDs!
Help us congratulate our latest achievers.
  • Curtis Showvaker, CPBD #41-115, Greer, SC (6/24)
  • George Baker, CPBD #44-814, Scherts, TX (6/6)
  • Shirley Bouvier, CPBD #44-815, Kingsland, TX (5/26)
  • Glen Mast, CPBD #10-262, Sarasota, FL (5/13)
  • Carlos Ferreira, CPBD #22-221, from Needham, MA (4/27)
Follow our progress (July to June).
  • 31 (So Far!) We are on pace to have 32 in June.
  • 47 in 2020/2021 (the record)
  • 46 in 2019/2020
  • 44 in 2018/2019
Hey existing CPBDs, we have an announcement!
Up until now, we’ve directed you to your “My CEs & Certification” tab in the AIBD.org/hub.WE ARE NO LONGER POSTING CEs TO YOUR TRANSCRIPT IN THE HUB!

AIBD has partnered with ACEA Global to create a new CE APP.

More than 70,000 hours of CE credits are being moved from your old transcripts to the new app, as we type.
Soon, you will have a full suite of features to make keeping on top of continuing education requirements easier and more effective.

  • Automatic Credit Tracking with CE Transcript
  • CE Discovery and Curation
  • Certificates and Evaluations in one place
  • Multi-Platform Support
  • Extensive Collaborative Network
Watch for more information delivered by email!

  • Jerald Vallan, Professional Member from CA
  • Lee Chapin, Professional Member from CO
  • Sean A. Ponce, Professional Member
  • Jason Tillman, Associate Member from TX
  • Salvatore Benvenga, Professional Member from VA
  • Timothy Wayne Hill, Professional Member from OH
  • Joshua L,. Dank, Professional Member from IA
  • Everett L. Elkins, Professional Member from TN
  • EPCOTH22, Corporate Member from AL
  • Joshua Cummings, Associate Member from NY
  • James Hooker, Associate Member from AL
Compass Club Report
(July 1, 2021, through today)
Total Score = 118 points; we’re on pace to reach 117 by June 30th.
Last Year’s Score = 93 points.
The Record = 154 pts (2018/2019)Welcome to our newest Compass Club members.

  • Dennis Fletcher (MD) recruited three Professional members in June.
  • Randy Hatchard (MI) recruited a Professional member in June.
  • Tim Enzweiler (KY) recruited a Professional member in May.
  • Joseph Rogers (GA) recruited a Professional member in May.
  • Jarvis Walker (MS) recruited a Student member in May.
Click here for all of our Freshman members.This week’s movers and shakers!

  • Dennis Fletcher (MD) became a new Compass Club member by recruiting three Professional members and quickly became our newest Bronze Level member.
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Upcoming chapter meetings (and more).
Be informed about all AIBD events and those hosted by our industry partners at AIBD.org/events.
Training and Education
🚨 Reserve your room before June 29th!
If you’re planning on attending the Design & Build Summer Conference and AIBD Annual Meeting in person, make sure you get your reservation in for the discounted hotel block.(If you’re not sure if you’re going to make it, I’ve got some info that will help you further on below.)

We reserved a limited number of rooms at the AIBD exclusive rate of $159/night.

That’s $100 less than what standard rooms are going for today.
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Student scholarship applications must be in by June 30
College is expensive.The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2021-2022 school year was $43,775 at private colleges, $28,238 for out-of-state students at public schools and $11,631 for state residents at public colleges.

And no one wants student loans if they can avoid it.

That’s why the AIBD College of Fellows provides the children and relatives of AIBD Professional Members an opportunity each year to receive a $1000 scholarship.

As do AIBD Student Members.
Here’s how
Have a triumphant week!

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