University of Southern California 

Urban Planning and Development







††††††††††††††††† BREANNA N. MORRISON




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University of Southern California May 2011

Bachelor of Science in Public Policy, Management, and Planning          

Emphasis on Urban Planning and Development





McNair Scholar

December 2008- Present

  • Independent research project on the effects of increased community participation on the development of the Jordan Downs Housing Redevelopment Project.
  • Faculty Mentor- Leonard Mitchell


Honors and Awards


Deanís List                                                                                                           January 2008- Present

Trustees Scholarship recipient                                                                           August 2007- Present

Thematic Option Scholar                                                                                   August 2007- Present


Community Service


Global Business Brigades

September 2008- Present

Operations Aid Coordinator/ Fundraising Chair

  • Coordinating fundraisers for a trip to Panama to help farmers increase their efficiency in output
  • Teaching local Panamanian Bee Farmers to set up a co-op, marketing strategies to sell their honey, and finance tools to keep track of their inventory and income



Chaka Kahn Foundation

September 2008- Present


  • Tutoring at-risk junior high youth  to their appropriate math and reading levels



Work Experience


Center for Black Cultural and Student Affairs

August 2008- Present

Campus and Community Liaison

Aiding students and non-students with resources provided at the center

Representing the center at events on and off campus

Clerical duties




Black Student Association

April 2008-Present

Director of Cultural Affairs


  • Spread cultural awareness on USC campus by sponsoring cultural events for over 40 black student organizations on campus
  • Developing connections with other student cultural organizations on campus


Campus and Community United

January 2008- Present

Campus Coordinator

  • promoting developmental responsibility between campus and community around USCís 30 year Master Plan


Black Voices

September 2008- Present

Features and Opinion writer

  • Writing opinion and news articles for USCís only black publication on campus




Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Spanish (basic)