2010 Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal
John F. Collins, FASLA
John F. Collins, FASLA, will receive the Jot D. Carpenter Teaching Medal in recognition for sustained excellence in landscape architecture education. Throughout his career, Collins demonstrated an unwavering commitment to educating young professionals. He has served as a lecturer, professor and visiting studio critic at major landscape architecture schools, including the University of Pennsylvania, Penn State University, Harvard, Cornell, Drexel, University of Virginia, Louisiana State University and the School of Architecture and Planning in New Delhi, India, before ultimately retiring from Temple University in 2004. His dedication to teaching goes beyond college students, as he helped create community and teaching gardens for Philadelphia public school children and launched the PLANT program to teach prison inmates urban horticulture skills.View supporting materials.