Warner Class Wins APA Prize

Students at APA conference

From left, Xue (Sherry) Zhang, Yuanshuo (Ethan) Xu, Hector Chang, Clint McManus, and Brian Byrd at the June 2015 Northeastern Regional APA conference held in Saratoga Springs, New York. photo / provided

August 6, 2015

Twenty-four students in Professor Mildred Warner's Upstate Fiscal Stress workshop and her Devolution, Privatization, and the New Public Management seminar worked together with a coalition of local government, school, and union groups to explore the nature of state austerity policy and opportunities for creative local response. The resulting projects were awarded the 2015 Outstanding Student Project Award by the Upstate New York Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA). The students presented their work at the Northeast regional APA conference in June 2015, held in Saratoga Springs, New York. 

Students in the two classes include: Elizabeth Agyeman-Budu (M.R.P. '15), Danielle Burgess '15, Brian Byrd (M.R.P. '15), Sarah Cantatore '16, Hector Chang (B.S. URS '15), Zachary Cunningham '15, Rebecca Gitonga '15, Ana Huckfeldt (M.A. HPP '16), Irene Hung (M.R.P. '15), Natalie Hymer (M.R.P. '15), Tyler Keegan (B.S. URS '17), Yunji Kim (Ph.D. CRP '20), Daniel Kuhlmann (M.R.P. '14, Ph.D. CRP '22), John McManus (M.R.P. '15), Derek Moretz '16, Michelle Muschett '16, Robert Rivera (M.R.P. '15), Roya Sabri (B.S. URS '16), Marcelina Stankiewicz '15, Mohammad Sufizada '15, Taru (M.R.P. '15), Maya Tellman (B.S. URS '15), Max Weisbrod (B.S. URS '18), Christine Wen (Ph.D. CRP '21), Yuanshuo Xu (M.R.P. '13, Ph.D. CRP '21), Sofia Yglesias '15, and Xue Zhang (M.S. RS '17).

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