Category: Alumni


  • Pete Fritz named FAICP

    Congratulations to LA grad Pete Fritz who has been named a Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners. Fritz, FAICP, PLA, joins an elite group of long-time AICP members recognized for “excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, and community service and leadership.”  His wife, K.K. Gerhart-Fritz, is also a fellow and a […]

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  • Highlighting stories of Black Excellence

    Why is it important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans?   The reason it’s important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans is to preserve the future of black excellence. We have been fortunate to read and hear the stories […]

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  • Knowing Your Past

    Why is it important to expand the American narrative to include the accomplishments and stories of Black Americans? “A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.” – Marcus Garvey It is this quote that clearly demonstrates why it’s important to have a knowledge of what […]

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  • CAP Grad Pioneers New Course

    CAP grad pioneers new course: Engaging Communities of Color By Teresa Jeter, PhD, assistant teaching professor of urban planning Given the current climate in America where there is growing racial tension, disenfranchisement, and the marginalization of vulnerable populations, Scott Truex asked me to develop a course for Fall 2020 that would create a level of […]

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  • Meticulous Architecture Panel Discussion

    Our next CAP lecture is a panel discussion at 4 p.m. Feb. 15 with Meticulous Architecture “CAPitalized: How we overcame our challenges and learned from our experiences as minorities in CAP to excel in our professional careers.” This special event features four Ball State CAP alumni: Damon Hewlin, Kionna Walker, Brian Robinson, and Nate Robert-Eze. Associate […]

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