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Join us on Thursday, June 3, 2021, as Dr. Harold Rickenbacker of the Environmental Defense Fund leads a workhop on “Targeting Transportation Policy for Environmental Health and Equity” virtual workshop. The purpose of this workshop is to discuss the reality of risk from transportation-related air pollution which is magnified by challenges related to economic, physical,...
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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning, College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Jackson State University will host a workshop on “Accessing and Using Census Data.”  This event will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the JSU Building downtown on 101 W. Capitol Street, Jackson, MS,...
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Would you like to participate in an introductory or refresher workshop learning the basics of SPSS?  The Department of Urban and Regional Planning College of Science, Engineering, and Technology at Jackson State University is hosting a face-to-face workshop on basic elements of SPSS on Thursday, May 27, 2021, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Location...
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Born and raised in Cincinnati, OH, Derek McCain is a Senior Development Officer with the City of Cincinnati’s Department of Community and Economic Development department.  McCain’s responsibilities include tasks ranging from managing and implementing community and economic development programs and initiatives; developing and restoring quality and affordable housing within the city limits; and serving as...
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    The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Jackson State University is proud to collaborate with the City of Jackson and One Voice to host several virtual Planning Month activities. Wednesday, October 21, 2020 at 12 noon Brown Bag Panel Discussion” featuring the DURP Alumni Topic:  “Planning is Essential to Recovery” https://meet.google.com/jqu-ffmh-cie Via...
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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning at Jackson State University would like to introduce you to our featured alumna, Giahanna Bridges, MA.  She graduated in December 2018 with a concentration in Community Development and Housing.  Giahanna chose to pursue a degree in Urban Planning because she wanted to see her hometown of Jackson, MS...
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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning is proud to announce that we are offering six scholarships for first time Master of Arts fall 2020 applicants.  You must have a completed application packet on the Division of Graduate Studies web portal and also meet department criteria in order to qualify. We look forward to hearing...
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The Department of Urban and Regional Planning congratulates one of our alumnus on passing the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) examination.  Mitchell Lloyd received his Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning from Jackson State University and his Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering Technology from The University of Southern Mississippi.  He...
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The question of where the funds from the 1% sales tax were addressed by Giahanna Bridges, MA student.  She focused her research on how the money is allocated within the City of Jackson during the 2016 timeframe since that was the most recent data available. Her findings also showed that infrastructure issues continue to be a...
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What do you do when you have a lot of questions and need just as many answers?  Well, one can attend a doctoral workshop sponsored by the Department of Urban and Regional Planning hosted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.    This event was the last in the month of activities as part of Planning...
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