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Student Corner: Building Community Around Clean Energy

September 22, 2010

Aaron Nousaine is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. He is currently working with the Land-of-Sky Regional Council in Asheville through the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps (CERC). On October 8th the Land-of-Sky Regional Council, Advant … Continued

Student Corner: First Fridays in Yanceyville: Glancing Back and Looking Ahead

September 15, 2010

Andrew Guinn is a graduate student in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning and a CCP intern working in Caswell and Lenoir Counties. With Labor Day well past and the summer coming to an end, it’s worthwhile to look back on one of Caswell County’s CCP-supported projects: the initiation of … Continued

Student Corner: Pamlico County Joins the 21st Century! (…Communities Program, that is)

August 19, 2010

Suzanne Julian is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working with the STEP leadership team in Pamlico County as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. I’m pleased to report more good news from Pamlico County! … Continued

Student Corner: BEST STEP Ecotourism

July 14, 2010

Matt Dudek is a graduate student in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, the School of Government, and a CERC intern working with the Cape Fear Council of Governments. Two weeks ago I wrote about the BEST STEP cluster in Bolton, East Arcadia, and Sandyfield (https://ced.sog.unc.edu/?p=1 … Continued

Student Corner: Innovation vs. Routine and Systems vs. Symptoms

July 8, 2010

Suzanne Julian is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working with the STEP leadership team in Pamlico County as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. Archbishop Helder Pessoa Camara of Brazil is purported to … Continued

Student Corner: The Economic Importance of Appalachian Highways

July 2, 2010

Over the past six months, the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) has released two new studies emphasizing the economic importance of the Appalachian highway system. The first study quantifies the economic impacts of two major rockslides that occurred in southwestern North Carolina and Tennessee i … Continued

Student Corner: Biotechnology Potential in Northeastern NC.

June 25, 2010

Fredrick Davis is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. He is currently working with North Carolina’s Northeast Commission in Edenton as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. As I drive up and down U.S. Highway 17 and N.C. … Continued

Student Corner: F35B additions to Cherry Point generate debate along the coast

June 24, 2010

Suzanne Julian is UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in Public Administration. She is currently working with the STEP leadership team in Pamlico County as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. There’s controversy in the air these days along the North Ca … Continued

Student Corner: Navassa’s Community Center

June 16, 2010

Matt Dudek is a graduate student in the UNC Department of City and Regional Planning, the School of Government, and a CERC intern working with the Cape Fear Council of Governments. Eulis “Scrap” Willis has been the Mayor of Navassa for over twenty years. Navassa is a small town of just under 2,000 p … Continued

Student Corner: A Necessary Investment

June 11, 2010

Fredrick Davis is a UNC-Chapel Hill graduate student pursuing a master’s degree in City and Regional Planning. He is currently working with North Carolina’s Northeast Commission in Edenton as part of the Carolina Economic Revitalization Corps program. North Carolina’s Northeast Commission is compris … Continued