The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Florida) announced the recipients of its 2023 Project Awards. They recognize outstanding planning projects by professionals throughout the state and select student projects. Students from University of South Florida Master of Urban & Regional Planning won for their project: St. Petersburg Innovation District Neighborhood Master Plan.
Awards Chair Melissa Zornitta, FAICP, remarked: “This year’s awards applicants made a very competitive field of candidates; the projects were all of a very high caliber, representing some great planning across the state of Florida. The student awards were truly remarkable this year; the committee thought that the work stood out in comparison to previous years and was very impressive given it was being done by students.”
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The St. Pete Science Festival is an annual regional celebration where families and the public can explore the wonders of hands-on science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM).
Kudos to St. Petersburg College (SPC) for their recent win of a grant to bolster STEM workforces in technology innovation sectors. Awarded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA), this grant is intended to strengthen training programs and apprenticeship opportunities to ensure that individuals can build careers in STEM fields in their own communities.
Innovation Labs at The Dalí is hosting on September 16th a half day Introduction to Creative Thinking using tools and methods by top creativity scholars and practitioners. This workshop is a great opportunity to boost your creative problem solving skills and confidence.