News Archives

Feb 13, 2024
  • Misun Hur

Planning Classes took a Field Trip to Goldsboro, NC.

The Community and Regional Planning program took students for a field trip to Goldsboro, NC—a town with one of the most successful Main Street programs in North Carolina. ­­The NC Main...

Jan 16, 2024
  • Aj Jacobs

ENC Economic Development Study

With the help of local planning practitioners, students from the Fall 2023 Local Economic Development Planning Seminar (PLAN 6000, Instructor A.J. Jacobs) conducted detailed analyses of existing economic conditions in...

Jan 05, 2024
  • Andrew Adams
  • Misun Hur

Internship experience gives a taste of a career in land and housing development

Christopher James (Senior) completed his summer internship with Lennar Homes, a home building and land development company. Lennar Homes is a national home builder known as one of the top...

Jan 02, 2024
  • Cooper Hilbert

SPAN Table Talk Series Fall 2023

The Student Planners’ Action Network (SPAN) has been kicking off this most recent fall semester strong by continuing its Table Talk Series. SPAN Table Talk Series is an informal discussion...

Dec 30, 2023
  • Angela Richter

Planner-in-Residence: Ms. Angela Richter

Full Name: Angela Richter Pronouns: she/her Current Title/Position: Consultant Hometown: Waco, Texas Hobbies: flower gardening, quilting, crafting Colleges Attended and Degrees: Villanova University, Villanova, PA, B.A. Environmental Studies (2011) University...

Students and the community partners after the final presentation
Dec 27, 2023
  • Misun Hur

Stantonsburg Station: Designing a Place for Local Community

Partnered with the Town of Stantonsburg, North Carolina, students from two PLAN courses (PLAN3021: Planning Technique and PLAN3041: Computer Applications in Planning; Misun Hur, Ph.D., the instructor for both classes)...

Dec 18, 2023
  • Merrill Flood

Planning Studio Students Engage with Eastern NC Communities

The BS Community and Regional Planning degree requires two capstone projects. Seniors must successfully complete them in a small group studio (PLAN4096) in the fall semester and an individual practicum...

Dec 12, 2023
  • Kaylyn Levine

Connecting People to Jobs in Rural Pitt and Beaufort Counties through Microtransit

Undergraduate Community and Regional Planning students in Dr. Kaylyn Levine's PLAN4075: Transportation Planning course completed a community-engaged transportation planning research project during Fall 2023. Project Title: Rural On-Demand Transportation: Recommendations...

Nov 07, 2023
  • Misun Hur

ECU alumna engages with North Carolina community to create more affordable housing

Oct 19, 2023
  • Bella Sardina
  • Misun Hur

My Story: Presenting at a Professional Conference

As a senior in the Community and Regional Planning Program and a 4+1 master's student in Planning and Development at East Carolina University, my journey to becoming a student presenter...