MU Extension events calendar
Professional development events
- May 27 to 29, 2015
2015 IPG Symposium
- June 1 to 5, 2015
2015 Agricultural Lenders School
- June 1 to 29, 2015
Osher Summer 2015 Semester Registration
- June 3 to 7, 2015
FRTI Summer Fire School 2015
- June 4 to 5, 2015
Emerging Issues in Agricultural Lending Symposium
- June 10 to 12, 2015
Cambio de Colores 2015
- June 19 to 20, 2015
2015 Council to Campus
- July 7 to 8, 2015
2015 Missouri Dairy Grazing Conference
- July 12 to 23, 2015
Summers @ Mizzou
- Sept. 28 to Oct. 2, 2015
Community Development Academy-Courses 1 and 3 Fall 2015
Independence Historic Nodes and Linkage Visioning Project with Drury's Center for Community Studies, Hammons School of Architecture (Session 4 of 4)
Saturday, May 11, 2013, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Public Venue - To Be Determined
To Be Determined, Independence MO map...
MU Extension in collaboration with Drury's Center for Community Studies is hosting a series of open community meetings and workshops to develop a 'Vision Toolkit' for the historic nodes in the city center of Independence. The process is intended to be intensely participant driven, BUT we need people to attend to be heard. Ten (10) architecture students are working with a diverse Vision Advisory Committee and need YOUR participation to build the integrity of a 20-30 year vision for the city center of Independence.
This visioning effort is intended to develop a broader discussion of how the study area in Independence can better realize its important potential for placemaking, heritage tourism, transit, housing, 'city repair', and related economic development.
Since Spring 2007, the academic collaboration between MU Extension and the Drury Center for Community Studies has assisted 28 communities with 30 visioning projects resulting in 5 DREAM Initiative communities and economic activity in the projected range of 20-30 million dollars. For each community this represents a first step along a path toward revitalization, entrepreneurship, economic development and overall sustainability.
Final public presentation of Development Concepts and dialogue concerning the issues & considerations related to the long range vision for Independence, focusing on the linkage and revitalization of the center city area between the historic assets.
Open to the entire community.