We just added three new job postings today on the JOBS page of our website. Oxford and Hattiesburg are both seeking Planner I positions and Jackson State University is seeking a Director for the Center for University Based Development. Check it out.
Registration for the 2016 MS & AL Annual Conference is going well! We are look for to seeing everything in Biloxi two months from now. The Beau Rivage will continue to hold the conference room rate through August 14, 2016. If you haven't made reservations yet please do so in order to get the discounted rate.
Great ideas come from DURP planners and the "TinyJXN" concept is nothing short of ground breaking! Fellow DURP Alumni Ashlee Kelly, M.A.; Akili Kelly, M.A.; and Jaynae Young, M.A. joined forces with several others visionaries: David Kinsey, Brandon Worsham, Sunny Fridge a mentor, and Chris Watkins who provided music for the YouTube video.
The Planning Accreditation Board (PAB) has extended the accreditation period by two years through December 31, 2020 for the Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning. This is great news to celebrate as the program takes great pride in making their mark on educating and training future planning practioners.