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Student Corner: Final Proposal for Kinston’s MLK Corridor Presented to Golden Leaf

January 8, 2010

              Paul Winn is a Masters Student of City and Regional Planning and a graduate student assistant working with Lenoir County. Today, the City of Kinston presented its final plan for the Martin Luther King corridor to the Golden Leaf Foundation for funding approval.  The requested $422,000 … Read more

Leadership Forum in Caswell County

January 7, 2010

Will Lambe is the Director of the Community-Campus Partnership and Associate Director for the Community & Economic Development Program. On Thursday night, January 7th, the Community-Campus Partnership will facilitate a Caswell County leadership forum at the Senior Center in Yanceyville. Particip … Read more

What Keeps North Carolina on Top?

January 4, 2010

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. Industry trade publications consistently rank North Carolina among the top five states with respect to its attractiveness for business locations. For example, North Carolina has been ranked No. 1 in eight of the last nine years by Site Select … Read more

Student Corner: Funding for Kinston MLK Corridor Improvements

December 9, 2009

Paul Winn is a Masters Student of City and Regional Planning and a graduate student assistant working with Lenoir County. Funding for streetscape improvements along Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Kinston have been submitted to the Golden Leaf Foundation for final review.  The funding would allow for … Read more

Student Corner: NC STEM Community Collaborative Update

December 7, 2009

Adam Parker is a Masters Student of Public Administration and a graduate student assistant working with Lenoir County. After months of collaboration across business, government, and education, the Lenoir County Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Design Team presented a plan of action … Read more

Student Corner: Kinston in Pictures

December 7, 2009

Adam Parker is a Masters Student of Public Administration and a graduate student assistant working with Lenoir County. After giving a brief tour of Kinston to UNC faculty during a recent visit, Tyler Mulligan requested some photographs to give a sense of community assets and potential assets. After … Read more

Student Corner: Yanceyville Plans for Pedestrian Improvements

December 5, 2009

Kate Pearce is a graduate student assistant working in Caswell County. The Town Council of Yanceyville passed a resolution on November 10, 2009 recommending pursuit of a NC DOT Bicycle and Pedestrian Planning Grant.  If awarded the grant would provide $20,000 from DOT matched with $5,000 from the To … Read more

Kendra Cotton joins Community-Campus Partnership as Project Director

December 2, 2009

Will Lambe is the Director of the Community-Campus Partnership and Associate Director for the Community & Economic Development Program. Kendra Cotton has joined the School of Government as a Project Director with the Community-Campus Partnership (CCP). Kendra is not new to UNC Chapel Hill. She i … Read more

Student Corner: Working to Better Understand Community Perspectives in Caswell County

November 25, 2009

Peter Balvanz, Erica Lane, and Alyssa Roberts are a team of graduate students from the Gilling’s School of Public Health, Health Behavior and Health Education Program at UNC Chapel Hill. Knowing that the greatest experts of a county are its community members, we are in the process of interviewing a … Read more

Increasing unemployment in time-lapse

November 24, 2009

Will Lambe is the Director of the Community-Campus Partnership and the Associate Director for the Community & Economic Development Program. This map has been linked all over the blogosphere today, but if you haven’t seen it yet, definitely worth a look. Will Lambe authored the NC Rural Center re … Read more