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Graduate Urban Affairs and Planning Association (GUAPA)

The Graduate Urban Affairs and Planning Association, known as GUAPA, provides a creative and professional environment for graduate students to collaborate with peers, faculty, other departments, and the public and private sectors throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. GUAPA provides the resources and support necessary for members to achieve their academic and professional goals while at Virginia Tech. This organization harnesses student engagement at the Graduate level through regional and national conference participation (such as the APA Conference and City Works Expo), monthly guest speaker lectures, academic research development, as well as social and professional networking opportunities.