2020 News Release Archive
Omaha Nonprofit Executive Praises UNO's Professional ProgramsDecember 15, 2020
Teresa Negron, Executive Director of You Turn, is one of 12 professionals that make up the 2020 cohort of UNO's nationally-accredited Certified Public Manager program.
Aviation Institute’s Alumni Award Winner is a Business Development ExpertNovember 30, 2020
Graduates from UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) are found all over the nation leading others and sharing their expertise.
Wear Black, Give Back: Huge Success for UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community ServiceNovember 30, 2020
The Wear Black, Give Back Campaign was record-breaking for the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS).
UNO’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Creates Innovative Victimology and Victim Studies Research LabNovember 20, 2020
As one of only a few similar labs in the country, this lab will enhance student learning opportunities and professional development.
Social Work Awards First Student Spotlight AwardNovember 17, 2020
The Grace Abbott School of Social Work named their first-ever Student Spotlight Award winner, Heather Spaur.
Criminal Justice Professor Received 2020 Victimology Career Achievement AwardNovember 04, 2020
Emily Wright, Ph.D., of the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal received the honor from the Division of Victimology.
UNO's Department of Gerontology introduces the Master of Arts in GerontologyOctober 28, 2020
A hectic year has not stopped the UNO Department of Gerontology from making waves and big changes to their degree programs.
Access the Experts: CPACS FeaturesOctober 28, 2020
From preparing for public health disasters to distinguishing the signs of someone experiencing domestic violence, faculty members within the College of Public Affairs and Community Service have answers.
College of Public Affairs and Community Service: Fall 2020 UpdatesOctober 28, 2020
Despite the challenges 2020 presented, the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service continues setting the bar for public service excellence in the Midwest and beyond.
Social Work Alumni Award Winner is a Cultural Intelligence ExpertOctober 23, 2020
This year’s Grace Abbott School of Social Work’s Alumni Award Winner, Nicky Clark, is a subject matter expert on cultural intelligence and immigrant populations.
SPA Professional Program Offerings for 2021October 19, 2020
In need of a refresh? Explore the many new offerings from the UNO School of Public Administration's Professional Programs.
CPACS Alumni Awardees Named for 2020October 08, 2020
This year's CPACS Alumni Awardees are diverse, civic-minded, and revolutionary to the field of public service.
Criminal Justice Professor Named 2020 Early Career Award WinnerSeptember 30, 2020
Justin Nix, Ph.D., of the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, recently received an honor from the American Society of Criminology.
CPACS Alumni Awardees are Outstanding, Civic-Minded LeadersSeptember 29, 2020
Two outstanding, civic-minded alumni have been named recipients of this year’s CPACS Alumni Award: Jason M. Melton and Michelle Zych.
Eikenberry Selected as Fellow by the National Academy of Public AdministrationSeptember 28, 2020
UNO’s School of Public Administration Professor, Angela Eikenberry, Ph.D., was recently selected as a Fellow by the National Academy of Public Administration.
Retired Director of UNO’s Social Work Program Receives Lifetime Achievement AwardSeptember 28, 2020
Dr. Amanda Randall received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Nebraska Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
Nancy Kelley Appointed to UNMC Interprofessional Academy of EducatorsSeptember 22, 2020
Kelley, a UNO social work professor, will join a community of scholars who are dedicated to serving their peers.
CPACS Enrollment at an All-Time HighSeptember 09, 2020
UNO’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service experienced record-breaking enrollment this semester.
UNO Criminal Justice Professor Gains National Exposure as Expert on PolicingAugust 31, 2020
UNO Criminology and Criminal Justice associate professor gains national exposure as an expert on policing.
CPAR Raises the Profile of Statewide ResearchAugust 31, 2020
The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research continues making impactful strides statewide.
UNO Division of Continuing Studies Scores New Partnership with Air Force EducationAugust 31, 2020
UNO’s Bachelor of Multidisciplinary Studies (BMS) Degree is the newest partner with the Air Force’s Education and Training Command.
2020 NCJR Annual Report Now LiveAugust 31, 2020
The 2020 Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR) Annual Report was just released.
Successful Virtual Space Camp Launched Amid Social DistancingJuly 29, 2020
A new initiative from NASA Nebraska Space Grant + EPSCoR launches in light of social distancing.
Theatre Enthusiast and Division of Continuing Studies Alumna Named Recipient of the CPACS Alumni AwardJuly 29, 2020
An impressive Omaha community leader who also doubles as an actor, director, and alumna of the Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) was named this year’s recipient of the CPACS Alumni Award.
CPACS Introduces Diverse Group of New FacultyJuly 29, 2020
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) is proud to announce new faculty hires this fall.
Goodrich Scholar, Community Leader Named Recipient of the CPACS Alumni AwardJuly 01, 2020
Aileen Warren, Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources at UNO and UNMC, Goodrich Scholar and Omaha community leader has received the 2020 CPACS Alumni Award.
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Gains News Coverage in Wake of National ProtestsJuly 01, 2020
Faculty experts within the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice have gained national exposure on policing in response to national protests.
UNO School of Public Administration Announces New Partnership with NextGen ServiceJuly 01, 2020
The new partnership aims to expand public service learning experiences for undergraduate students.
Ask Me Why I Care | Public Service StoriesJuly 01, 2020
It’s more important now than ever to serve in the public service field.
Public Administration Graduate Students Navigate Front Lines of COVIDJune 08, 2020
For many students in UNO's Master of Public Administration program, coursework and classroom lessons are helping them support their communities during the pandemic.
Two Outstanding Gerontology Alumnae Receive CPACS Alumni AwardJune 01, 2020
Two outstanding alumnae of the Department of Gerontology are recipients of this year’s CPACS Alumni Award: Marcia Adler and Esther Okamkpa.
2019-2020 CPACS Annual Report Now LiveJune 01, 2020
Catch the highlights from another successful year within the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service.
School of Criminology and Criminal Justice Scholarship and Award Recipients 2020-2021May 07, 2020
UNO’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice annually recognizes community leaders and students who excel in the field and in the classroom.
UNO’s Emergency Management Named Among Top Programs in 2020April 29, 2020
The University of Nebraska at Omaha’s (UNO) Emergency Management and Disaster Science program was recently ranked No. 8 in the nation by Affordable Schools: 20 Best Affordable Online Bachelor’s Emergency Management Degree Programs in 2020.
Two-Time UNO Alumna Awarded the CPACS Hubert Locke Distinguished Service AwardApril 29, 2020
An esteemed two-time UNO alumna, and very active member of the community, Betty G. Foster, PhD, was named this year’s recipient of the Hubert Locke Distinguished Service Award.
Graduating CPACS Student Spotlight: Justine BartonApril 29, 2020
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS), is thrilled to announce the recipient of the 2020 Division of Continuing Studies Dean’s Award: Justine Barton.
UNO's Sam Walker Serves as Expert in Chicago Policing EffortsApril 01, 2020
UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice's Professor Emeritus, Sam Walker, Ph.D., serves as an expert in Chicago's civilian-led policing efforts.
UNO Graduate Programs Ranked Among Best in Field AgainMarch 17, 2020
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service continues to be the home to nationally ranked graduate school programs, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report rankings.
Remote Learning: College of Public Affairs and Community ServiceMarch 16, 2020
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service is here to serve our students, faculty, staff, and community. Catch the latest updates on how the College continues to serve our students remotely through the Coronavirus.
MSW Program Now Fully OnlineFebruary 12, 2020
The Master of Social Work Program is now easier than ever to fit your personal and professional goals.
Nebraska Center for Justice Research 2019 Adult Justice ReportFebruary 11, 2020
The Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR) of the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS), just published the 2019 Adult Justice in Nebraska Report.
Interest in Public Service Degrees Continues to ClimbFebruary 06, 2020
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service continues to experience significant increases in enrollment, and an increased interest in the field of public service.
Goodrich Scholarship Application Deadline | March 1February 06, 2020
The Goodrich Scholarship Program application process is now open; applications due March 1.
Student Commencement Stories: CPACSJanuary 13, 2020
Our CPACS graduates join the ranks of hundreds of thousands of UNO alumni from the university's 110-year history including educators, professional athletes, four-star generals, senators, actors, business owners and beyond who have continued to break barriers and carve out their own Maverick story.
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