Professor Richard Willson's new book, A Guide for the Idealist: Launching and Navigating Your Planning Career has been published by Routledge. It is a must for young professionals seeking to put their idealism to work. Speaking to urban and regional planners and those in related fields, the...Read More
News / Events
Date: 7PM, Friday, May 26
Place: Pomona Valley Mining Company (1777 Gillette Rd., Pomona, CA 91768)
For more information and the ticket, please contact APSA board members (if you are a student) or contact URP Alumni Association President, Manny Munoz, ...Read More
Enjoy a meal and drinks in the company of URP alumni! The department is pleased to host this year's Alumni Mixer in downtown Pomona.
Date: Friday, April 14 (7 pm)
Place: The Rookery Alehouse and Grill (117 W 2nd St., Pomona, CA 91766)
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) cordially invites you to attend Margarita McCoy Seminar and Scholarship Award Ceremony. With generous donations from the McCoy family and other donors, URP department is pleased to select the first recipient of the Margarita P. McCoy...Read More
The Department of Urban and Regional Planning (URP) is pleased to announce the establishment of the Margarita P. McCoy Scholarship in Urban Planning. The scholarship honors the legacy of Margarita P. McCoy by supporting and encouraging students in urban and regional planning. Thanks to the...Read More
The Dale Prize 2017 winners were selected. Mr. Donald J. Waldie, the former deputy city manager of Lakewood, CA, has won the Practitioner Prize and Dr. Dowell Myers, professor at USC, has won the Scholar Prize. With the theme, "Southern California Suburbs: Looking Forward and Looking Backward...Read More
Professor Rick Willson FAICP wrote URP students the attached message concerning planning responses to the recent election.
Dr. Alvaro Huerta, an Assistant Professor in the the Department of Urban and Regional Planning and Ethnic and Women's Studies departments won the 2016 Edward Blakely Award. The award was give at the meeting of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning conference meeting in Portland,...Read More
Cal Poly Pomona's Alternative Transportation Conference is jointly organized by ASI and Students for Quality Education (SQE) with support from the College of Letters, Arts and Social Sciences (CLASS) and the College of Environmental Design (ENV).
Nov. 17...Read More
Enjoy an evening with fellow Cal Poly Pomona URP Alumni at Bar Celona, 46 E. Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, CA on October 23, from 7:00 to 10:00 PM. See attachment for more information! Bar Celona is a modern Spanish tapas bar in the heart of Old Pasadena.
As part of the departmentâ effort to celebrate the anniversary and encourage to spread the words, the department wants to have a logo that represents the identity of URP at CPP and celebrates its 50th year anniversary. The logo will be added to the advertising materials for the event such as...Read More
URP author Rick Willson's books are on sale at Island Press, along with all their other titles, for limited time. Willson's books include Parking Management for Smart Growth (2015) and Parking Reform Made Easy (2013). Sale ends September 30.
The Dept. of Urban & Regional Planning (URP)and Ethnic & Womenâs Studies (EWS) Dept. proudly present:
Symposium on Latina/o Urbanism
Date: Thursday, October 20, 2016...Read More
Professor Rick Willson is working on a book about how to launch and navigate your planning career. The book won't come out for about a year, but in the meantime he is writing a series of twice-monthly blog posts on the topic for APA. Here's the first one...Comments and reactions welcome!
The California Homebuilding Foundation (CHF) is offering total $5,000 of scholarship funding, which can be allocated up to five students. Students whose GPA is 3.0 or higher are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Students who are interested in the scholarship must submit...Read More
We are please to announce that Dr. Do Kim assumed the position of Chair of the Department of Urban and Regional Planning at the beginning of Fall 2016. Dr. Courtney Knapp is serving as Graduate Coordinator. We look forward to their leadership as the department moves to implement its new...Read More
October 13: Taco Fundraiser - Location: Campus Grounds
October 20: Halloween Potluck - Location TBD
November 5: Forma Companies sponsored Design Completion -Location: Costa Mesa
November 8: Catalytic Communities...
Beloved URP professor emerita Margarita McCoy died on March 31, 2016 at age 92. Margarita was a pioneer for women in the urban planning field. She was one of the first in the nation to hold a tenure-track position in planning and the first female full professor of planning in the United States...Read More
Rick Willsonâs new book, Parking Reform Made Easy, was published by Island Press in June 2013. Mitchell Sliver, President of the American Planning Association and Chief Planning and Development Officer in Raleigh North Carolina, said the following in a reviewâ¦ âFinally, a...Read More