Are you a U of M student interested in working on a RCP project this semester or in the future? Are you a faculty member with a student/students that are looking for a meaningful research opportunity? RCP is seeking students interested in working on projects with our partners, Scott and Ramsey Counties this semester!
Mark your calendars for our End-of-Year Celebration on May 9!
Thursday, May 9 from 2:00-4:30pm
University of Minnesota East Bank Campus
Coffman Memorial Union, Mississippi Room
Join us to celebrate our year-long partnerships with Ramsey County and Scott County.
Connect with colleagues, hear from students and partner communities about the impact of their collaboration, and enjoy refreshments.
More details to follow.
Above: A group of U of MN students enrolled in POLS 1914: Young Adult Political Action administer exit surveys at a polling place in St. Paul's Frogtown neighborhood. Photo by: Scott Abernathy
You are invited to join us on Friday, December 7 for the Poster Session, Planning for Connected & Autonomous Vehicles: From the urban core to the rural edge.
Students in Professor Fernando Burga's class, PA 5211: Land Use Planning, have been working with Scott County through the Resilient Communities Project as well as the City of Minneapolis to plan for connected and autonomous vehicles in our region.
Thinking about applying to be a Resilient Communities Project partner for the 2019–2020 academic year?
Staff will be available to answer your questions in real time. We'll walk through the application process, discuss partner eligibility and the selection process.
RCP Partnership Webinar
Thursday, November 15th
Photo by Steve Schneider © 2017
By Katriona Filipovitch Molasky, a second-year graduate student in the Master of Urban and Regional Planning Program at the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota.
RCP is now accepting proposals from cities, counties, tribal governments, special districts, and regional government agencies or partnerships in Minnesota to be an RCP partner for the academic year beginning fall 2019. Information on how to apply is now online.
RCP Staff, Fall 2018. From left to right: Program Associate Ashleigh Walter, Director Mike Greco, and Program Coordinator Sarah Tschida.
See what our staff have to say about working at RCP, being part of the University community, and more!
Above: Students enrolled in Sustainable Land Use Planning and Policy (ESPM 5245) in the College of Food, Agricultural, and Natural Resource Sciences at the University of Minnesota visit a site in Jordan, MN. Students in the course will be working on a project with Scott County to revise the County's Conservation Financial Assistance Program to promote planting of perennial crops as a way to reduce chemical runoff and fossil fuel usage, and to diversify the local agricultural economy.
Teaching a UMN course this spring? Consider incorporating an experiential learning opportunity into your graduate or professional-level class by partnering with RCP! We're seeking to match nearly 30 projects with our partner communities, Scott County and Ramsey County.