Resiliency

Hamer Center Coffee Hour

Hamer Center and Stuckeman-led Team Earns Seed Grant to Develop Solutions to River Flooding in PA

“Lisa Iulo, associate professor of architecture and director of the Hamer Center for Community Design in the Stuckeman School, is the lead researcher on an interdisciplinary team that has received funding from Penn State to develop community-based solutions to river flooding in the state of Pennsylvania under the University’s strategic plan seed grant program.” (excerpt […]


Coffee Hour February 28th

The Hamer Center for Community Design will host Stephen Mainzer of Landscape Architecture for a Coffee Hour on Thursday February 28th titled: ENVISIONING SELINSGROVE:Vision Plan Process and Recommendations by LARCH 414; Discussion with Selinsgrove Community Representatives. DESCRIPTION:Visioning is a nascent step in urban planning that serves a vital role in informing future design interventions. This […]


Presentation

Lucy Rummler Presents at ACES 2018

Hamer Center researcher Lucy Rummler presented at the ACES: A Community on Ecosystems Services 2018 conference in Arlington, VA. The conference is an open forum to share experiences, methods, and tools for assessing and incorporating ecosystem services into public and private decisions. The focus of the conference is to link state-of-the-art science, practice, and decision […]


Coffee Hour this Friday!

Continuing our discussions about flood risks and mitigation in Pennsylvania, the HCCD will host the second in a series of lecture this Friday, November 9th at 11am in the Hamer Center for Community Design. This talk will focus on the National Floor Insurance Program and will feature: L. Donald Duke, Ph.D., P.E.: Professor of Environmental […]


Sustainable Community Planning Workshop

Sustainability Planning Workshop in New Kensington

On September 27, 2018, the Knead Community Café in the city of New Kensington, PA hosted a one-day workshop titled “reNew Kensington” led by Penn State New Kensington. The community educational workshop brought together speakers and sessions related to sustainability and energy for organizational leaders, community members, and business owners. Community Stakeholders were invited to […]


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