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COPP awards Peter Flawn Professorships to two faculty who attained significant research funding Date: 08/30/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

Applied Demography Professor and Texas State Demographer Lloyd Potter and Associate Professor Roger Enriquez received the Peter Flawn Professorships for a two-year period for attaining the highest amounts of new external funding during 2014-2016. 

UTSA offers support in Harvey aftermath Date: 08/30/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Demography Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff Social Work Faculty Staff Policy Studies Center

UTSA offers information on how you can help UTSA students and other across the state impacted by Hurricane Harvey.

Donate today for alum’s Books to Incarcerated Youth project Date: 08/22/17 | Posted in: Copp Dean’s Office Faculty Staff Criminal Justice Faculty Staff Public Administration Faculty Staff

Dieter Cantu, who received his bachelor's degree in public administration, is helping troubled teens succeed by providing books to youth across Texas as a way to improve their literacy and reduce the rate of recidivism.

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, Dr. Marie Skubak Tillyer (criminal justice), and Dr. Jill Viglione (criminal justice) published an article in Housing Policy Debate examining fairness of housing polices for the formerly incarcerated.