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BAD Buildings Project Associate
Nicole Dias is a Project Associate at WVU BAD Buildings. Within the program, Nicole helps communities establish sustainable community development initiatives that will enhance the well-being and quality of life for the people of WV, attract investment to communities, and maximize resources in the state. With Nicole's experience with ArcGIS and comprehensive planning, Nicole facilitates the implementation of community development strategies on abandoned and dilapidated properties. Her work includes coordinating stakeholder groups, project identification, project prioritization, site redevelopment plans, and pursuing public and private sector funding opportunities. Nicole also has experience with ArcGIS mapping and Comprehensive Planning. Nicole grew up in Morgantown, where she earned a Bachelors in Multidisciplinary Studies from WVU, specializing in Public Relations, Sustainable Design, and Communication Studies. In May of 2018, Nicole earned her Master's degree in Urban Planning at Texas A&M with a specialization in Environmental Hazards.