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Studio links Iowa COGs with regional planning students

Monica Haddad

Each geographic region in Iowa has unique planning needs that must be addressed to ensure regional vitality and sustainable growth. Students in ISU Extension specialist Monica Haddad’s “Regional and State Planning” course worked with three Iowa Councils of Governments (COGs) on authentic planning projects specific to their regions. It gave the students a taste of professional regional planning and allowed them to make actual contributions to planning issues.

This article appeared in October 2010 -- From Jerry Miller Newsletter