Washington, DC, October 1, 2014 -- The American Planning Association (APA) today announced that Greater Belhaven in Jackson, Mississippi has earned the designation as one of the 10 Great Neighborhoods for 2014.
Washington, DC – Stephen Russell, AICP, Executive Director of the North Central Planning & Development District in Winona, MS, was elected to the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2014 – 2015 Board of Directors on August 26, 2014 at NADO’s Annual Business Meeting. The meeting was held in conjunction with the association’s 47th Annual Training Conference in Denver, CO.
Congratulations to Eric Jefferson, AICP on his appointment as the City of Jackson's new Director of Planning and Development. Eric is a graduate of the Master of Urban and Regional Planning program at Jackson State.
The Mississippi Chapter of the American Planning provided travel support to three Jackson State University students enrolled in the Urban and Regional Planning Program (URP). Ramina Aghili and Arash Ghahramani are currently students in the master’s program while Jessica Sharp is enrolled in the doctoral program.