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UTSA Downtown students working to get child care (San Antonio Express-News) Date: 08/14/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff

UTSA Downtown campus students including social work students, who are members of Students Raising Children, partnered with La Trínidad United Methodist Church to provide child care for graduate students taking classes in the evening.  However, Students Raising Children are lining up funding and seeking to get an exemption to state licensing requirements.

Drs. R. Walter, M.Tillyer & Viglione featured in Express-News on housing policies for past offenders Date: 08/09/17 | Posted in: Criminal Justice Faculty Staff

Urban and Regional Planning Assistant Professor, Dr. Rebecca Walter and colleagues, Dr. Marie Skubak Tillyer (criminal justice), and Dr. Jill Viglione (criminal justice) published an article in Housing Policy Debate examining whether or not housing policies banning all prospective tenants with criminal records, results in discrimination and violation of the Fair Housing Act.  

Dean Rogelio Sáenz is recipient of the Joseph B. Gittler Award for social justice Date: 08/08/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff

Dean and Professor Dr. Rogelio Sáenz is the recipient of the 2017 Joseph B. Gittler Award for social justice from the Society for the Study of Social Problems (SSSP).

Social work student Tessa Zapata awarded Ima Hogg Scholarship Date: 08/07/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff

Tessa Zapata, social work student, is one of the 2017 recipients of the Ima Hogg Scholarship.

Dean Sáenz featured in documentary “The UnAmerican Struggle” Date: 08/03/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff

Dean and Professor Dr. Rogelio Sáenz was a subject matter expert in the documentary film entitled "The UnAmerican Struggle: Diversity Under Attack in America."