2020 News Release Archive
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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