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NWCLT Pres. Chosen to Participate in the Urban Land Institute’s Etkin Scholars Program

NWCLT President & CEO, John Elliott Churchville, Masters in real estate development

candidate at Thomas Jefferson University’s College of Architecture & the Built Environment has been chosen as a participant in the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Etkin Scholars Program for the 2023-2024 academic year.

The ULI Etkin Scholars Program introduces college and university students to the

resources available through ULI membership and seeks to integrate those students into the ULI path of learning. Through this program, ULI District Councils identify a cohort of graduate and undergraduate students and provide them with a welcoming and concrete entrée into ULI knowledge at the local and national levels with funding support, free ULI student membership, creative programming, networking, and learning opportunities throughout the academic year of their scholarship. The students supported through this program shall be recognized as Etkin Scholars.

The Urban Land Institute is a global, member-driven organization comprising more

than 45,000 real estate and urban development professionals dedicated to advancing the

Institute’s mission to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in

communities worldwide. ULI’s interdisciplinary membership represents all aspects of the

industry, including developers, property owners, investors, architects, urban planners, public

officials, real estate brokers, appraisers, attorneys, engineers, financiers, and academics.

Established in 1936, the Institute has a presence in the Americas, Europe, and Asia Pacific

regions, with members in 80 countries.


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