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Events - 2022
World Town Planning Day 


Date: Monday, 11/07/2022, 6:00 - 7:30 pm 

Location: Campbell Library 245

Sponsors: Department of Geography, Planning, and Sustainability, Campbell Library, and Community Planning + Visualization Lab

Organizers: Dr. Mahbubur Meenar and students from Community Planning and Site Design (graduate section) Fall 2022

Partner: Rowan University Student Planning Organization (RUSPO)

Total number of attendees: 52


The purpose of this event was to celebrate World Town Planning Day for the first time at Rowan University. The theme for this year's event was Climate-resiliency planning. The event started with a pop-up exhibit of nine thematic posters created by students, a "Build a town with Legos" activity by RUSPO, and food. Guest presentations were delivered by Nick Angarone, PP/AICP (NJ Chief Climate Resilience Officer, NJ DEP), and Meghan Wren, AICP (Area Planner, NJ Office of Planning Advocacy). The speakers discussed state- and community-level planning initiatives to combat the climate crisis. 

Read a story published in The Whit Online to learn more about the event.


Photo credit: Mahbubur Meenar

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Happy Campus Workshop - I (Access, Inclusion, and Social Justice Week) 


Date: Monday, 10/24/2022, 5:00 - 6:15 pm 

Location: Rowan University Community Garden (between Willow Hall and Magnolia Hall)

Sponsor: Community Planning + Visualization Lab

Organizers: Dr. Mahbubur Meenar and students in Community Planning and Site Design, and the R.E.A.L. Club


The purpose of this event was to explore the ways campus foodscape supports emotional well-being, health, and inclusion on campus. About 30 participants, including students and faculty, enjoyed a tour of the community garden, managed by the R.E.A.L. Club, and had the opportunity to share their experiences and learn from others through interactive activities and discussions.


Photo credit: Mahbubur Meenar

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