A January 2018 email from The Masonry Society
|TMS is offering a Masonry Educator's Workshop, is accepting applications for several scholarships and Awards, and has many Classroom Resources available for Educators, Students, and those wanting to learn more about masonry
|Masonry Education Opportunities Available from TMS
Dear Educators, Students, and Friends,
The Masonry Society (TMS) continues to expand its education offerings as noted in the e-newsletter and on our website. We hope you will find them of value!
|Masonry Educators' Workshop, March 9-11 at the University of South Florida
The Masonry Educators' Workshop (MEW - formerly called the University Professor's Masonry Workshop, but was recently renamed to be clear that all educators are welcome) is being held March 9-11 in beautiful Tampa Florida.
|Textbooks, Course Notes and More
TMS offers a wide range of educational books and downloads to help in the classroom or the office. Many of these publications are available at substantial discounts to Members, and often at 50% off when ordered for a class by a professor, student group, or a masonry association for a specific masonry course. Click the links below for additional information on some of these resources:
Virtual Masonry Laboratory Website - These "virtual laboratories" were developed to enhance Student's understanding of basic masonry principles which govern design and construction of masonry structures.
|Mark you Calendars for 13NAMC
June 16-19, 2019, Salt Lake City
Preparations are well underway for the 13th North American Masonry Conference, and a new website is being constructed at this time. As we work on that, mark your calendars for:
| Award Nominations
The Masonry Society is now accepting nominations and applications for a number of awards including:
TMS Service Awards - Due to TMS by June 30th of each year
| Scholarships & Grants
The Masonry Society is now accepting applications the Clayford T. Grimm, P.E. Student Scholarship.The Scholarship was established in 2007 to honor the memory of Clayford T. Grimm and is intended to be awarded annually to a Master's level graduate student who is conducting research in masonry. The student's investigation can be on masonry materials, structures, construction, or architecture and must be performed under the direction of a member of The Masonry Society. The current value of the annual scholarship is $1,000 US. Applications for the award are due on July 31st of each year.
In addition, the National Concrete Masonry Association Education and Research Foundation offers two $2,500 scholarships awarded for each academic year as noted here.
The NCMA Foundation is also accepting proposals from scientists, engineers, educators and other professionals associated with the manufactured concrete masonry and hardscapes industries. Click here for details.
| Publishing Opportunities - TMS Journal now Indexed
|Complimentary Student Memberships
Did you know that complimentary 6-month electronic memberships are available to students? And for just $35/year a student can become a paying Student Member to gain other benefits.