Tag: development

Affordable Housing Leader Shares Practice-Based Lessons with #BUCPUA Students

On Thursday, November 3, Kristin Carlson, a Senior Project Manager with Harborlight Community Partners, clicked through images of empty lots transformed into beautiful, vibrant buildings. “Everyone knows there’s a need for affordable housing,” she said, as she pointed to projects her non-profit has worked on. BU Adjunct Faculty member Lily Song , PhD, hosted Carlson […]

#BUCPUA Faculty Practitioners Lead Seminar, Offer Fresh Insight on Economic Strategies

BU City Planning and Urban Affairs adjunct faculty members, Anne Gatling Haynes and Lily Song, led an economic seminar entitled, “Economic Development in Cities: Understanding the Urban Economic Development Gap.”  Across Massachusetts and the United States, specialized economic development strategies have produced uneven success in light of varying socioeconomic contexts.  The impact of these development […]

To get ahead, #BUCPUA students go visual

As #BUCPUA students complete their Fall 2016 course projects, they might stop to assess how these courses have immediately enhanced their professional standing. Many #BUCPUA students are mid-career professionals who juggle the demands of work, school and family. Alumnus Davis Valecillos (MET’14) knows this stress far too well, but he aggressively urges students to start […]