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#ACSP2018 Poster Winners Announced

Sunday, October 28, 2018  
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The poster session at this year’s Annual Conference was phenomenal! We had fantastic posters, an incredible crowd, and (as an added bonus) there were delectable snacks on the hour!

Each year, ACSP selects a "Best Poster" winner as well as the "People’s Choice".  Here are the 2018 winners:

Best Poster Award (Judge’s Choice, Pictured Above)
“Helping the Last, the Least & the Lost: Compassionate Planning for Baltimore’s Unsheltered Homelessness”
Laura Bianca-Pruett, Morgan State University.

People’s Choice Poster Winner
“The End of the Diverse City?” by Maria Teresa Vazquez Castillo, Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez. Instituto de Arquitectura, Diseño y Arte.

A special thank you to our distinguished panel of judges: Jane Rongerude, Iowa State University; Ward Lyles, University of Kansas; Eleonora Redaelli, University of Oregon.


The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning promotes education, research, service and outreach in the United States and throughout the world by seeking to:

  • recognize diverse needs and interests in planning;
  • improve and enhance the accreditation process, and;
  • strengthen the role of planning education in colleges and universities through publications, conferences, and community engagement;
  • extend planning beyond the classroom into the world of practice.


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