252-475-5400

Robert McClendon, MLA

Assistant Director for Administration,
Sustainable Design Specialist

Office: Room No. 336
850 NC 345, Wanchese, NC 27981

Phone: 252-475-5407
Fax: 252-475-3545
Email: mcclendonr@ecu.edu

 

Bio

Robert McClendon joined the Coastal Studies Institute to provide design solutions to coastal environmental issues and to offer sustainable community design assistance. Prior to working in the field of landscape architecture and environmental design, Robert worked for municipal and higher education clients managing software development and implementation projects. Robert has knowledge and experience in all aspects of municipal and higher education operations and business processes.

Education

MLA (Master’s degree in landscape architecture), North Carolina State University

BA in Arts Applications, North Carolina State University

Led by East Carolina University (ECU), The Coastal Studies Institute is a multi-institutional research and educational partnership of the UNC System including North Carolina State University, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC Wilmington, and Elizabeth City State University.

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ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs (ECU ICP) is a leader in coastal and marine research, education, and engagement.   ECU ICP includes the Coastal Studies Institute, ECU’s Department of Coastal Studies, and ECU Diving and Water Safety.

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The ECU Outer Banks campus is home to the Coastal Studies Institute.
Located on Roanoke Island along the banks of the second largest estuary
in the United States, this coastal campus spans 213 acres of marshes, scrub wetlands, forested wetlands, and estuarine ecosystems.

FACILITIES

SUSTAINABLE CAMPUS

 

The faculty and staff at the Coastal Studies Institute come from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines, as well as departments and organizations including ECU Department of Biology, ECU Department of Coastal Studies, NC Sea Grant, the North Carolina Renewable Energy Program, and the UNC Institute for the Environment.

MEET THE TEAM

The CSI Board of Directors consists of professionals with strong backgrounds in coastal issues including research, development, outreach, education, and policies that affect coastal communities. The Board promotes the UNC System’s mission in helping it serve the people of North Carolina at a high level of excellence in every area of endeavor at the Coastal Studies Institute. The Board meets twice a year to discuss the projects and progress of CSI.

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Contact Us

Contact Info

The Coastal Studies Institute
850 NC 345
Wanchese, NC 27981

252-475-5400

info@coastalstudiesinstitute.com

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