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SPPD Helps City Officials Face Challenges
States News Service Inc
February 04, 2009
...According to Raphael Bostic, professor and director of SPPD's master of real estate development program, students will have about one to two months to work on a specific project.
"This is the very first time we have done this," Bostic said. "This is a new program, and it's a tremendous opportunity to showcase our talent before the professional world.
"This program enables students to gain an up-close perspective on real communities with real questions and issues, and have to solve them within a real-world time frame. This shows students how public officials view the challenges they face. And they get to understand the trade-offs involved, the costs and benefits that must be considered in doing these types of things."...