Gator Nation Giving Day!

DCP came in first place for total gifts amongst all UF colleges with 1,233, beating the second place finisher by 317.

A New Porters Community Narrative Engages and Empowers the Neighborhood

Porters neighborhood residents and stakeholders have created a new narrative, which is an innovative tool to communicate what makes the neighborhood special and should be protected in the face of development pressures. The “Porters Community,” as it is often called, is a historically African American neighborhood located in Gainesville between downtown and the University of …

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Making Your Ideal Neighborhood

Have you ever wanted to design your ideal neighborhood? Put a park here, place a retail store there. Well, the children in Gainesville’s Porters neighborhood got that chance thanks to Urban and Regional Planning Adjunct Lecturer Laura Dedenbach’s URP 4000 class. Held at the Porters Community Center, the children in the afterschool program, with the …

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Student Profile – Jarrell Smith

Jarrell Smith graduated from DCP’s Urban and Regional Planning Program this spring. He has been in the spotlight recently as he was selected for the prestigious Eno Foundation Award and was named the grand prize winner of the Transportation Planning Division Student Paper Competition. DCP Communications recently spoke with Smith to ask him questions about …

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