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SEDRD Joins Forces for Agricultural Leadership

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is known for its collaborations with community groups, rural organizations and associations. Providing a critical service for many in Ontario and across the world, the school is often sought out to perform research, evaluation and provide helpful data to enhance these groups’ offerings, services and program delivery. A great example of this service is a recent collaboration between SEDRD researchers and the Rural Ontario Institute to strengthen the programming of their Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP).

SEDRD Joins Forces for Agricultural Leadership

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development (SEDRD) is known for its collaborations with community groups, rural organizations and associations. Providing a critical service for many in Ontario and across the world, the school is often sought out to perform research, evaluation and provide helpful data to enhance these groups’ offerings, services and program delivery. A great example of this service is a recent collaboration between SEDRD researchers and the Rural Ontario Institute to strengthen the programming of their Advanced Agricultural Leadership Program (AALP).

Nadia Amoroso, Adjunct Faculty - Featured in Recent News Articles

Nadia Amoroso, Adjunct Faculty at the School of Environmental Design and Rural Development, was featured in articles published in "IT Business News", May 22, 2013 and "OALA Ground - Spring 2013" edition.

Nadia teaches in the Landscape Architecture program and is also the Co-Founder of DataAppeal Inc., a data-visualization, information design, mapping, and analytics company. 

RPD Student Wins Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship

Congratulations to Adam Wright, MSc student in Rural Planning and Development and the Student Delegate for the Ontario Professional Planning Institute, on winning the prestigious Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship.    The Gerald Carrothers Graduate Scholarship assists in furthering planning education and recognizes a student OPPI member who is making a contribution to the community. Applicants must be members of OPPI at the time of application and the recipient must be enrolled full-time in an accredited graduate planning program. The winner is selected based upon:

SEDRD Contributes to Rural Resilience Discussion

The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development in partnership with the Ontario Farmland Trust recently hosted a symposium entitled Rural Resilience: Coping with Climate Change and Rising Energy Prices.  The  proceedings are now available at:  http://ontariofarmlandtrust.ca/get-involved/events/annual-farmland-forum/

 

 

 

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