APA Student Representatives Council

2012 SRC Outstanding PSO Award Winners

The SRC Award Jury selected the following entries to receive the fifth annual SRC awards.

The winning planning student organization (PSO) will be recognized during the APA/AICP Annual Business Meeting and Awards Ceremony at the 2012 APA National Planning Conference in Los Angeles. This award also includes $1,000 to each PSO to support its activities.

Best Practices

University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill Planners' Forum

The students are recognized for two events:

Divided Cities and Regions: Consensus Policy Conference
This impressive symposium featured nationally recognized academics, practicing professionals, and student presentations centered on consensus building and conflict resolution.

Pecha Kucha Presentations on Internships
These events gave first-year students an opportunity to hear about the types of internships available and allowed second-years to share their summer work experiences.

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2012 Honorable Mention

University of Iowa, School of Urban and Regional Planning, Urban and Regional Planning Student Association

National Community Planning Month Events
Students organized two events to raise student awareness of ideological attacks on planning and how to address them appropriately in public forums. They were inspired by a presentation by Robin Rather, a communications consultant hired by APA to research sustainability and planning.

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