SPDC Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
Spartans Built to Lead
The School of Planning, Design and Construction uniquely unites four built environment disciplines to foster synergistic learning and collaboration: Construction management, interior design, landscape architecture and urban & regional planning. Our academic programs are accredited and produce career-ready graduates. We provide our students with the opportunity to learn about and work on real-world, cross-discipline projects and activities. Our nationally recognized, world-renowned faculty cross-collaborate on pressing built environment issues, delivering timely and crucial sustainable research and outreach. Learn More.
- Center for Community & Economic Development.
- Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering.
- Department of Community Sustainability.
- Department of Geography, Environment, and Spatial Sciences.
- Environmental Science & Policy Program.
- Global Urban Studies Program.
- MSU Extension.
College of Agriculture and Natural Resources names 2023's Outstanding Student Leader
Published on May 5, 2023
The 2023 CANR Outstanding Student Leadership Award winner is Andrew Smith, who will represent the graduating seniors as class speaker at the undergraduate commencement ceremony.
CANR provides rankings on department, unit initiatives around DEI
Published on May 3, 2023
The College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion will honor the 2023 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Badge Awards recipients at the CANR Faculty and Staff Reception on May 11.
NCI Wins USDA Grant
Published on May 1, 2023
MSU’s National Charrette Institute and Toolbox Dialogue Initiative partnered to win a grant for an Urban and Indoor Agriculture Proposal Development Conference from the USDA’s National Institute of Food & Agriculture.
SPDC Seeks Applicants for 1855 Professorship
Published on May 1, 2023
The MSU School of Planning, Design and Construction invites applications for a high-profile, open rank "1855 Professorship."
SPDC Welcomes Jordan Kenyon
Published on April 18, 2023
The School of Planning, Design and Construction would like to welcome Jordan Kenyon to our SPDC team.
In the News
Improving and Increasing Urban Agriculture: Goal of Two New Grants
Published on May 1, 2023 by Washington State University CAHNRS News
Granger Construction Company offers hands-on experience to MSU Students
Published on November 22, 2021 by The State News
2021’s Best Small Cities in America
Published on October 19, 2021 by WalletHub
The Top 25 U.S. Cities Where Latinas Are Finding Financial Success
Published on October 8, 2021 by The Top 25 U.S. Cities Where Latinas Are Finding Financial Success
Tulane scientist to lead research project on sustainability of Gulf of Mexico ecosystem
Published on October 8, 2021 by Tulane News
MSU researchers join global consortium creating smarter, healthier cities
Published on August 9, 2021 by MSU Today
Tokyo 2020 Olympics By The Numbers
Published on July 15, 2021 by WalletHub
SPDC Faculty Member Eva Kassens-Noor Receives AT&T Award Honorable Mention - 2021
Published on June 16, 2021 by MSU IT AT&T Awards
Virtual reality app created to help uncover unconscious bias
Published on June 8, 2021 by TheDenverChannel.com (ABC Denver7)
How Virtual Reality Is Used To Help Recognize Unconscious Biases
Published on May 19, 2021 by NPR