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Posted on April 25, 2017 4:34pm
Over the last four years, the Kent County Land Bank Authority (KCLBA) generated $42.9 million in estimated economic impact and 266 jobs in Kent County, according to an economic impact analysis by the Michigan State University Land Policy Institute released today.
“Our analysis demonstrates the Land Bank Authority’s critical role in supporting economic growth and development in Kent County,” said Mark Wyckoff, Interim Director at the MSU Land Policy Institute. “In addition to reducing blight and bringing dilapidated properties back to productive use, this study shows the land bank fills a critical gap in neighborhood restoration and economic development.”
Posted on October 16, 2017 10:47am
Over 100 colleagues, friends, and family gathered in Agriculture Hall on October 13, 2017 to honor and remember Dr. David Schweikhardt and his lasting impact on the department and the industry.
Posted on September 1, 2017 8:01am
Anthony Soster, an MSU horticulture student, is featured on the first airing of the Hort Report - a podcast produced by industry publications (Greenhouse Management, Garden Center, Nursery Management, and Produce Grower magazines).
Posted on August 17, 2017 3:04pm
Ming-Han Li was named director of the Michigan State University (MSU) School of Planning, Design and Construction (SPDC). His appointment will be effective Jan. 8, 2018.
Posted on August 17, 2017 2:16pm
The National Charrette Institute at MSU is excited to announce the next NCI Charrette System certificate training in Vancouver, BC, this November! Register by Sept. 30, 2017, and save $95! This training represents a collaborative project management system centered on the co-design process using charrettes.
Posted on August 15, 2017 12:02pm
Grandparents University at Michigan State University is a three-day educational experience that takes place at the end of June, where grandparents and grandchildren (ages 8–12) can live the college life of wondering on the MSU campus. . . The goal of the program is to let families experience the beauty and science within design, while creating memories together on MSU campus. Faculty, students and alumni from the School of Planning, Design and Construction hosted two courses: 1) Extreme Makeover: Dorm Room Edition, and 2) Secrets of the Olympics.
Posted on August 8, 2017 1:32pm
The National Charrette Institute at MSU is a member of an American Planning Association (APA)-led team working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on planning and disaster preparedness. The project is called Innovations in Planning and Public Engagement for Community Resilience.
Posted on July 27, 2017 9:41am
The American Floral Endowment has awarded two MSU horticulture students scholarships, each receiving $2,200 and $3,200 respectively.
Posted on July 27, 2017 9:06am
AFRE is a leading department in agricultural and applied economics with Graduate and Undergraduate Programs.
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Posted on July 18, 2017 8:48pm
The Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) is the world’s leading professional association for this field of study, and AFRE faculty and students are major contributors to the Association. This year has been particularly outstanding for AFRE with several AAEA recognitions of our faculty achievements.