Tybee Island Master Plan Awarded Outstanding Student Project by Georgia Planning Association

CED student work for the Tybee Island Master Plan was recently awarded Outstanding Student Project for the year by the Georgia Planning Association (GPA). Congratulations to Assistant Professor Alison Smith and her students in the Fall 2016 LAND 4050 class! The award was made public at the annual awards dinner in Columbus, Ga., on September 28th 2017. Pictured here with […]

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Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus in Feature Piece by National Park Service

Cari and Fielding from NPS article

Check out this recent NPS feature article on Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus and her career in Cultural Landscapes. “Cari’s professional experiences across the NPS and academia have made her uniquely qualified to teach cultural landscape preservation and to collaborate with students and educators from diverse backgrounds. Her work draws upon history, ecology, design, planning, and management. One of the most important […]

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SHPO visits the Hurt-Rives Plantation

On Sunday, September 17, members of the Student Historic Preservation Organization visited the Hurt-Rives Plantation near Sparta, GA.  This National Register listed site is currently owned by  Bob and Susan Woodall who run Fort Creek Farms from the property selling sustainably raised grass fed beef, pastured chicken, free range eggs, and pet goats. Second year MHP student and former Fort Creek Farms employee […]

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Professor to Speak at Georgia Drone Summit

Associate Professor Cari Goetcheus will be speaking at the Georgia Drone Summit regarding the use of drones for heritage conservation. Held October 20 & 21st at the Athens Classic Center, visit http://www.georgiadronesummit.com/ to learn more about the 1 1/2 day event and to register. There is a discounted rate for students. From the website: “In addition to plenty of networking time, this […]

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Site Interpretation Class explores Central Georgia

Students in Dr. Wayde Brown’s Site Interpretation Class recently took a three day field trip through Central Georgia to explore interpretation at different sites. Leaving on Thursday, September 7, and returning on Saturday, September 9, students were able to visit a variety of sites in the Central Georgia region. Students began their first day at the Old Governor’s Mansion in […]

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First Year Odyssey Students Explore Historic Preservation at UGA

First-year students participating in MHP Professor James Reap’s Odyssey seminar explored historic preservation projects at UGA as part of their course titled “Is There a Future for the Past? An Introduction to Community Heritage Preservation.”  The course uses Athens as a laboratory to explore how communities go about preserving their natural and cultural heritage for future generations.  A major focus […]

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Stephanie Stuckey: Atlanta’s Chief Resilience Officer to Speak at College of Environment and Design

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The College of Environment and Design will host a public lecture by Stephanie Stuckey, Chief Resilience Officer for the City of Atlanta. The lecture will take place in lecture hall 123 of the Jackson Street Building at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 13th. The topic will be urban resilience in the twenty-first century. Ms. Stuckey received both her undergraduate and […]

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Associate Professor Ashley Steffens Presents Design for Park Redevelopment

Steffens plan in Brunswick News

Associate Professor Ashley Steffens presented a design for the redevelopment of a public waterfront park in Brunswick, Ga. this summer. Steffens and her father, also a landscape architect, redesigned the park to include retail and dining space, a native garden, and a water play area equipped with water fountains. Click here to read more.

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