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In a partnership between the Idea Shop and MSU's Fred Carl Jr. Small Town Center, outdoor seating was designed and fabricated, serving as an example…
May 27, 2021
A public meeting was held as part of the Guntown City Park Visioning session process to get feedback and input about what community members would…
Apr 14, 2021
The center received an honor citation for the creation of the Starkville Streatery and Small Town Streatery Toolkit.
Jan 13, 2021
Melody Moody Thortis speaks with Leah Kemp, Director of the Fred Carl Jr. Small Town Center at Mississippi State University in Starkville.
Dec 14, 2020
The STC is working to help downtowns economically during the pandemic by developing a toolkit for creating new designs for shared public spaces.
Nov 30, 2020
Sep 08, 2020
Kemp states that small towns have the advantage of being more nimble and responsive to a crisis.
Jul 01, 2020
Leah Kemp explained the concept of using tactical urbanism to create the outdoor dining area downtown.
Jun 19, 2020
While a student in the MSU School of Architecture, Fran Pharis worked at the Small Town Center and even volunteered with them after graduating.
May 06, 2020
The research center was honored with the Best Public Outreach Award for its recreation master plan for the city of Byram.
Dec 16, 2019