We welcome Dr. Traci Birch, AICP, Assistant Professor, to the planning faculty effective August 2013. She will take over Dr. Dan Marcucci's teaching assignments in environmental and coastal planning.
Dr. Jerry Weitz is working to complete two professional guidebooks. He is editor and contributing author of a handbook on private planning consulting practice being prepared for the Private Practice Division of the American Planning Association. He is also primary author of an upcoming guidebook on local comprehensive planning for healthy communities, utilizing grant funds from the North Carolina Department of Commerce.
Dr. Mulatu Wubneh is teaching PLAN 3021, Introduction to Planning Techniques, Summer I 2013.
The following seven students received the BS in Urban & Regional Planning on May 10, 2013:
Patrick G. Botting, John K. Burleson, Jr., Adam Culpepper, Zachary H. Medina, Nicole A. Payne, Ethan T. Rogers, Carlton S. Wells
We anticipate the start of the Fall 2013 semester; classes begin Tuesday, August 20.
The American Planning Association (APA) is offering free membership to third year planning students and graduate students in planning. Contact the program for more information.