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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
ACSP Announces 2019 Best Paper Award Winners Sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation »
ACSP would like to thank everyone who participated in the inaugural launch of the Best Paper on Planning& Entrepreneur...
Monday, June 3, 2019
ACSP at the Inaugural UN-Habitat Assembly »
Photographed from left to right: Eugenie Birch, Jerry Anthony, Bruce Stiftel, Kris Wernstedt and Elisabeth Hamin...
Monday, June 3, 2019
Follow Up on California Travel Ban and the 2019 ACSP Annual Conference in SC »
May 30, 2019 Dear ACSP Colleagues: We write to follow up on a previous statement from the ACSP Executive Committee...
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Are You Connected with ACSP on Social Media? »
Now you can stay up-to-date on the latest information, as well as connect to one another in more ways than ever before!...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Election Results for ACSP Governing Board Announced »
The ACSP Nominating and Elections Committee pulled together a slate of candidates for the upcoming open seats on the Gover...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Announcing ACSP eNews Weekly Summer Schedule »
The ACSP eNews Weekly will be distributed every other week from June 4 to July 30 in order to ramp up for all things confe...
Tuesday, September 4, 2018
ACSP Considers First Dues Increase in Nearly 20 Years »
September 4, 2018 Dear ACSP Members: We write to discuss the need for a dues increase. The Executive Committee...
Friday, May 25, 2018
What is GDPR and What Does it Mean for ACSP Members? »
The GDPR is Europe's new framework for data protection laws – it replaces the previous 1995 data protection directive , w...


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