Connecting College Campuses with Neighborhoods

APA Georgia Chapter


Thursday, September 28, 2017
10:45 a.m. - noon CDT

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This session will look at successful university campuses that support local economic development and attachment to community, and how both are connected to the mission of higher education and the vitality of the communities that surround their campuses.


Amanda Clement

Amanda Clement serves as the Assistant Director Of Planning & Economic Development with The Collaborative Firm, LLC. Amanda has a broad range of experience providing governmental services at the city, county and state level with planning experience in zoning, subdivision and land use regulations, development review, project management and code ... Read More

Michael Hightower

Michael Hightower is the Founder and Managing Partner of The Collaborative Firm, LLC which provides urban planning, architectural support, program management and development services to governmental entities, private sector clients and nonprofits. Founded in 2001, The Collaborative Firm provides a wealth of experience in public policy, with an emphasis on ... Read More

James Shelby

Mr. Shelby is a Principal Planner at The Collaborative Firm (TCF). TCF has been a consultant to local governments for over 16 years in the Atlanta area, specializing in land use planning, zoning, economic development, project management, community engagement and plan implementation. James previously served as the Commissioner of Planning ... Read More

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