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  • Welcome Your New President-Elect, Wayne Shuler

    After the recent mid-term election votes were counted, Wayne Shuler, AICP was confirmed as SCAPA’s new President-Elect. Wayne is the Director of Planning and Zoning for the City of West Columbia.  Prior to taking on this role, he spent almost 20 years with the Central Midlands Council of Government as the Regional Planning Manager.  Wayne
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  • 2017 Summer Conference Date, Location Announced

    Mark your calendars!  The 2017 SCAPA Summer Conference will be held Friday, July 21, 2017 at the Harris E. & Louise H. DeLoach Center, 451 East Carolina Avenue, Hartsville, SC. Information will be forthcoming.  Stay tuned!
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  • 2017 Online Spring Registration is Closed; Walk-Up Information

    Online registration for the 2017 Spring Conference in Union, SC has closed, but you’re still welcome to register at the door.  An additional $25 walk-up fee will be charged. For the conference information and agenda, click here.
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  • 2017 Spring Conference Registration is Underway!

    Join us at the SCAPA Spring 2017 Conference on Wednesday, March 15, at the Main Street Junction in Historic Union, SC. Conference materials are available here. Click here to register on-line.  If you prefer to pay by check, please click here to download the paper registration form and follow the payment instructions on the form.
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  • New Edition of the Palmetto Planner is Available

    The January 2017 edition of the Palmetto Planner is now available! Read it here.
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  • SCAPA 2017 Strategic Plan and Budget

    SCAPA Members: The FY2017 Strategic Plan and Budget, as presented and approved at the December 9 Annual Retreat, are available for download. Please note that these documents will be updated once the 2016 records have been finalized and received. Any questions about the plan?  Contact Andrea Pietras (APietras@charlestoncounty.org) or Andrea Harris-Long (AHarris@charlestoncounty.org). Want to volunteer
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  • 2016 SCAPA Awards Program | Call for Nominations

    The South Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association conducts an awards program every two years. The Chapter awards program recognizes outstanding efforts and achievements that advance the art and science of planning in the Palmetto State. Each of the plans, projects, organizations and individuals recognized will demonstrate a contribution to the improvement of the
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  • Fall 2015 Conference Photo Gallery

    The Fall 2015 SCAPA Conference was held on October 14-16, 2015 on the USS Yorktown in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina.
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  • Continuing Education Opportunities

    In addition to the upcoming SCAPA Fall 2015 Conference that offers tons of continuing education and networking opportunities, the following events are taking place in and around South Carolina over the coming weeks: Monuments We’d Like to Forget: A Geography Lecture at the College of Charleston by Dr. Steven Hoelscher (University of Texas) Thursday, Oct.
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  • College of Charleston Urban Studies Program hosts FAICP June Thomas Manning, PhD

    The College of Charleston Urban Studies Program has invited FAICP June Thomas Manning, PhD, to visit the College of Charleston on September 21 at 3:00 PM in the Admissions Auditorium (66 George Street, Charleston, SC) to discuss race and urban planning. Objectives of this presentation include: • To review which ethical principles relate to race
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