Scott Kelting Wins National Award
Scott Kelting, Ph.D., CAPS, CGP, LEED AP, California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo Wins 2018 NAHB Outstanding Educator Award
[The NAHB Student Chapters program awarded Dr. Scott Kelting Outstanding Educator at an award ceremony held at the 2019 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas in February.
Sponsored by Cengage Learning, this prestigious award recognizes and encourages high quality standards in teaching construction education. Educators are recognized for their voluntary extracurricular activities, including those with construction industry organizations, as well as their construction experience and professional initiatives.
“Congratulations to Professor Kelting” said Jerry Howard, CEO of NAHB. “Scott demonstrates a dedication to the field of teaching and helping students achieve their very best at Cal Poly.”
More than 67,000 home building professionals from around the world filled the exhibit halls of the Las Vegas Convention Center as NAHB hosted the 75th anniversary of the (IBS) Feb. 19-21. IBS and the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) once again combined for the annual Design & Construction Week® (DCW), which drew a total of more than 100,000 attendees.
Exhibit space for IBS also expanded from last year’s 583,000 square feet to more than 608,000 square feet, where nearly 1,500 exhibitors displayed the latest in building products and technology. In all, DCW featured more than 2,000 exhibitors occupying more than one million square feet of indoor and outdoor spaces. Many of the exhibitors noted the increased foot traffic this year.
Next year, IBS and Design & Construction Week will return to Las Vegas, Jan. 21-23, 2020.