Immigration Reform Panel

01.29.15

Location: UTSA Downtown Campus - Aula Canaria Lecture Hall - Buena Vista Bldg - Rm 1.328 Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

The panel will address the recent changes under President Barack Obama's recent Executive Order on the “Deferred Action for Parental Accountability Program” (DAPA). As a result of these recent changes, undocumented immigrant parents have an opportunity to avoid deportation through the Deferred Action for Parental Accountability (DAPA) program.  The event is free and open to the public.

Great Conversations!

02.24.15

Location: Institute of Texan Cultures - UTSA HemisFair Park Campus Time: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Great news! Several COPP faculty members have been chosen to host tables and participate at UTSA’s upcoming Great Conversations Event on Tuesday, February 24th from 6:00 pm to 9:00pm at the Institute of Texan Cultures. “Great Conversation!” is a signature event benefiting the UTSA Honors College<http://www.utsa.edu/honors/>. Prominent community leaders and UTSA professors facilitate conversations on diverse, exciting and stimulating topics. The event also increases public awareness about the important cultural and intellectual role that UTSA plays in the City of San Antonio. All proceeds benefit the UTSA Honors College by providing scholarships to many of its talented students.

The following COPP Faculty members will host tables and the following topics:

Making Hard Decisions: The State of the City 

Ivy R. Taylor, Mayor, City of San Antonio; Lecturer, Department of Public Administration, UTSA

Mayor, Council, and Charter: Handicapping the 2015 Municipal Election 

Dr. Francine S. Romero, Associate Dean and Associate Professor, College of Public Policy and Department of Public Administration, UTSA

Stopping Bullying in the Social Media Age 

Dr. Martell Teasley, Chair and Professor, Department of Social Work, UTSA

Should College Athletes Be Paid? 

Dr. Emmett Gill, Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, UTSA

For more information about the event or if you are interested in attending the event or supporting one of our faculty members, please visit the following link: http://www.utsa.edu/greatconversation/.

Tickets are available for purchase at the following link: https://giving.utsa.edu/greatconversationregistration.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

01.19.15

Location: Main and Downtown campuses All day

Spring 2015 classes begin

01.12.15

Location: Main and Downtown campuses All day

Commencement 2014

12.15.14

Location: Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, 200 E. Market Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

The College of Public Policy along with the College of Business, and the College of Architecture, Construction, and Planning, celebrate commencement. For more information on what to do on commencement day, click here.

For any questions regarding commencement, please contact:

Demography Lecture Series - Matthew Martinez

12.10.14

Location: Frio St. Bldg, Rm 1.402 Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Matthew Martinez, a doctoral candidate in the department of Demography, will speak on his latest research Dropout Legacy: An Examination of Historic Neighborhood Dropout Rates on Contemporary Dropout Behavior. All are invited to attend.

Matthew Martinez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio. He received his B.A. degree summa cum laude in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his M.A. degree in Applied Sociology from Baylor University in 2012. His main areas of research include the influence of extra-school factors on educational attainment including neighborhood and legacy effects of place. He also has a wide array of other research interests including poverty, race/ethnicity, and religion stemming from his multidisciplinary background. Recently, he garnered the UTSA Presidential Fellowship award and is also the 2014 winner of the Ready, Set, Research Competition.

Demography Lecture Series - Matthew Martinez

12.05.14

Location: Frio St. Bldg, Rm 1.402 Time: 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Matthew Martinez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He received his B.A. degree summa cum laude in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his M.A. degree in Applied Sociology from Baylor University in 2012.  His main areas of research include the influence of extra-school factors on educational attainment including neighborhood and legacy effects of place.  He also has a wide array of other research interests including poverty, race/ethnicity, and religion stemming from his multidisciplinary background.  Recently, he garnered the UTSA Presidential Fellowship award and is also the 2014 winner of the Ready, Set, Research Competition.

Research Forum

12.05.14

Location: Buena Vista Bldg, Rm 1.338 Time: 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

Heidi Rueda and Steve Hoffman will present preliminary results on their collaborative grant, “Texas Teen Health and Dating Study”.

Lunch will be provided by Jason’s Deli for those able to attend. 

If you have any questions about the forum, please contact Jennifer.Alexander@utsa.edu

 

Demography Lecture Series - Matthew Martinez

12.02.14

Location: Frio St. Bldg, Room FS 1.402 Time: 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Matthew Martinez is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio.  He received his B.A. degree summa cum laude in Philosophy and Sociology from the University of Texas at San Antonio, and his M.A. degree in Applied Sociology from Baylor University in 2012.  His main areas of research include the influence of extra-school factors on educational attainment including neighborhood and legacy effects of place.  He also has a wide array of other research interests including poverty, race/ethnicity, and religion stemming from his multidisciplinary background.  Recently, he garnered the UTSA Presidential Fellowship award and is also the 2014 winner of the Ready, Set, Research Competition.

“My Journey through Homelessness: The Real Story” Book Signing

12.02.14

Location: Buena Vista Building. Room 1.338 Time: 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Master of Social Work students of Dr. Bob Ambrosino’s Advanced Communities class collected narratives about being homeless and produced an anthology, resulting in a published book titled "My Journey Through Homelessness:The Real Story."  The book documents the real life stories of a group of men and women who are experiencing homelessness and participating in the Center for Health Care Services in-house Wellness Program located on the Haven for Hope campus.  Copies of the book will be on sale at the event for $14.50 each.  The authors of "My Journey through Homelessness: The Real Story" will be on-site to sign your personal copy of the book. 

Free parking is available in Lot D-3 located under the freeway across from the campus.  Refreshments will be served. 

RSVP:  myjourney.homeless@gmail.com

You can view a story about the MSW students' project with Haven for Hope from the San Antonio Express News:  http://www.mysanantonio.com/opinion/columnists/jos....

Research Forum

12.02.14

Location: BV 1.338, meeting assembly room Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Dr. Heidi Rueda and Dr. Steve Hoffman will present preliminary results on their collaborative grant, "Texas Teen Health and Dating Study."  If you have any questions about the forum, please contact Jennifer.Alexander@utsa.edu.

Briscoe Western Art Museum’s Distinguished Lecture Series - Dolores Huerta

12.04.14

Location: Jack Guenther Pavilion, 210 W. Market Street Time: 6:30 PM - 6:30 PM

TEST Spring 2013 Commencement-7

02.05.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

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Spring 2013 Commencement-6

02.05.14

Location: Frio Street Bldg., FS 1.402 Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement-3

02.05.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement-1

02.05.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement-4

02.11.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement-2

02.26.14

Location: Frio Street Bldg., FS 1.402 Time: 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement

02.08.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Meet Your Match!

02.21.14

Location: Frio Street Bldg., FS 1.402 Time: 2:30 AM - 3:30 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Meet Your Match!

02.09.14

Location: Frio Street Bldg., FS 1.402 Time: 4:30 AM - 6:00 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.

Spring 2013 Commencement

02.17.14

Location: Alamodome Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us as the College of Public Policy sponsors an opportunity for graduate students to meet potential employers and internship hosts from public, nonprofit, and private companies. This networking event will allow you to explore employment opportunities with a wide variety of agencies.