Stephanie Watkins Cruz

Stephanie Watkins-Cruz

Stephanie was a few months into her MPA program at UNC Chapel Hill when she realized she wanted to dive further into her interests around … Continued


Sen Wang

Sen Wang

In Sen’s last year of undergraduate studies in China, he got the chance to participate in research projects and conferences on city issues like new … Continued


Jenn Rangel

Jennifer Rangel

Jennifer, a first-generation college graduate, grew up in the Dallas neighborhood of Oak Cliff, and attributes her upbringing in that area as her motivation to … Continued


Keagan Sacripanti

Keagan Sacripanti

Keagan studied public policy and political science at UNC Chapel Hill as an undergraduate, but by the time he received his BA he felt like … Continued


Bobby Funk

Bobby Funk

Bobby developed a passion for city planning through his work at the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, a local economic development nonprofit, where he has been … Continued


Alyson West

Alyson West

For 20 years Alyson worked in the music industry and lived all over the world, including places like Germany, Australia, and Portland. However, once she … Continued


Sakshi Handa

Sakshi Handa

Sakshi’s interest in planning began when she studied biological engineering at NC State University as an undergraduate. Her primary interest was in designing green infrastructure … Continued


Christian Kamrath

Christian Kamrath

Christian’s passion for helping communities understand and adapt to climate change impacts made attending Carolina Planning an easy decision. He was especially drawn to the … Continued


Ellen

Ellen Emeric

Ellen began to seriously consider a career in City and Regional Planning after living in the Dominican Republic and experiencing the negative effects of unequal … Continued


Lacey Lumpkin

Although Lacey began her academic career studying environmental resource management at Virginia Tech, she discerned quickly that it was not just the physical environment that … Continued


Anna Jane Jones

Anna Jane’s path to Carolina Planning has been a nonlinear journey. She began her undergraduate career with an interest in climate change and a conviction … Continued


Mike Everhart

Mike Everhart

A resident of Chapel Hill for over a decade, Mike felt that the dual degree program offered through Carolina Planning and NC State would give … Continued