2021 News Release Archive
DCS Receives 2021 Adult Learner Impact AwardNovember 30, 2021
UNO's Division of Continuing Studies has been recognized by the Council of Adult and Experiential Learning for its outstanding program and services for adult and contemporary learners.
UNO's SPA Takes 1st Place during Voinovich Public Innovation ChallengeNovember 11, 2021
The UNO School of Public Administration and the NextGen Leadership Corps initiative wins this year’s Voinovich Public Innovation Challenge.
Two Major Honors: Two Exceptional Aviation ScholarsOctober 27, 2021
The UNO Aviation Institute has received many accolades throughout 2021, including two scholars being honored with national recognition this month.
UNO's Flight Team, Back in the Air and Heading to NationalsOctober 27, 2021
Fifteen UNO Aviation Institute students competed with the Flying Mavs at the 2021 National Intercollegiate Flying Association (NIFA) Conference in Minnesota.
24-Hour Campaign: A Smashing Success for CPACSOctober 18, 2021
The College of Public Affairs and Community Service at UNO sees another banner year for the Wear Black, Give Back campaign.
Criminal Justice Professor Named Researcher of the YearOctober 18, 2021
Dr. Tara Richards of the UNO School of Criminology and Criminal Justice was recently named Faculty Researcher of the Year by the American Society of Criminology.
Wear Black, Give Back 2021September 29, 2021
Wear Black, Give Back, UNO’s annual day of giving, returns Oct. 13-14, noon to noon. On this day, we encourage all CPACS alumni and supporters to show their pride and appreciation of UNO.
PhD in Public Administration Program Now Accepting ApplicationsSeptember 17, 2021
The UNO School of Public Administration invites applications for the 2022-2023 admission season for the PhD in Public Administration.
Gerontology Annual Report Now LiveAugust 31, 2021
The UNO Department of Gerontology Celebrates the 2020-2021 year in review. Check out the latest annual report.
CPAR's Nebraska Youth Survey Results Indicate Promising Future for Rural AreasAugust 10, 2021
Greater Nebraska youth are increasingly embracing their hometowns and seeking ways to contribute to their shared future, according to the Nebraska Community Foundation’s recently released 2021 Nebraska Youth Survey, in partnership with UNO’s Center for Public Affairs Research.
Ellen Rice Named Assistant Director of Social WorkAugust 09, 2021
CPACS colleagues agree—the newly-appointed assistant director of the Grace Abbott School of Social Work is a great addition to the team.
Extensive Evaluation Work Facilitates Reentry into the CommunityJuly 29, 2021
Work from the Nebraska Center for Justice Research (NCJR) at UNO has helped facilitate reentry into the community for formerly incarcerated individuals in Nebraska.
Criminal Justice Faculty Honored with National RecognitionJuly 29, 2021
Jessie Huff, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of the School of Criminal Justice, earns national recognition as the newest member of the LEADS Scholar Program.
UNO’s Grace Abbott School of Social Work Seeks Help in Nominating Nebraskan as prominent American WomanJune 11, 2021
Submit your nomination today for Grace Abbott, Nebraska pioneer, scholar, and social worker for the United States Mint commemorative quarter collection.
UNO Announces Next Generation Service ProgramJune 07, 2021
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service and the UNO College of Business Administration have hired Congressman Brad Ashford to help launch new Next Generation Service Program on campus.
UNO School of Public Administration 2020-2021 Annual Report LiveMay 25, 2021
The UNO School of Public Administration Annual Report from the 2020-2021 academic year is now live. Enjoy the read!
AI Spring Newsletter Now AvailableMay 19, 2021
The UNO Aviation Institute is one of the nation's best-kept secrets in the sky. Read the latest about the institute in the spring newsletter.
2020-2021 CPACS Annual Report Now LiveMay 07, 2021
This year's College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) report focuses on “Fostering Inclusive Collaboration.”
May 2021 Graduate Spotlight: Sara Bowen-IsaacApril 30, 2021
Emergency Management and Disaster Science student, and soon-to-be graduate shares her experience of why UNO, the College of Public Affairs and Community Service, and Emergency Management were the perfect choice for her undergraduate career.
UNO One of Four Campuses Launching Innovative Public Service ProgramApril 13, 2021
Led by the UNO School of Public Administration, the Next Generation Service Partnership allows all undergraduate students to align their major with the public service sector.
CPACS Programs Ranked Among Best in Nation by U.S. News and World ReportMarch 30, 2021
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service continues to be the home to nationally ranked graduate school programs.
You're Invited: School of Public Administration Virtual Open House is Now LiveMarch 30, 2021
From national rankings to note-worthy faculty, the UNO School of Public Administration (SPA) offers a diverse lineup of desirable degrees to best serve the public.
CPM Grad and UNO Student is Rising to the Challenge of Leading a Fast-Growing CityMarch 26, 2021
Young families are moving in, and building permits in 2021 have already superseded 2020.
Nebraska Data Users Conference Series Continues Mission to Build Data Literacy throughout NebraskaMarch 26, 2021
Registration for the Nebraska Data Users Conference Series is now open. Register today!
Searching for an Important, Dynamic, Rewarding Career? We’ve Got It!March 02, 2021
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service offers greater understanding, exposure, and mastery in its diverse degree programs in the critical field of public service.
COVID Through the Eyes of the Public Servant: Emergency ManagementMarch 02, 2021
Hear from public servant experts within the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service as we continue to learn, pivot, and move past COVID in our public-facing fields.
Interest in Public Service Degrees Continues to SoarFebruary 08, 2021
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service (CPACS) continues to experience significant increases in enrollment, and an increased interest in the field of public service.
Nationally-Known Speaker, Author, and Professor Presents on Technology and Self to UNO CommunityFebruary 08, 2021
Catch the replay of the UNO community exclusive event with author and professor, Sherry Turkle.
Have Questions? Our Aviation Institute Faculty Expert has Answers!January 29, 2021
Did you know it takes longer to fly from east to west on an airplane? Our resident faculty expert from the UNO Aviation Institute has the answer.
UNO Alumna and CPACS Graduate Serves as Chief U.S. Probation OfficerDecember 22, 2020
Kathleen “Kit” Lemon, an impressive, civic-minded School of Criminology and Criminal Justice graduate student turns into a successful official and leader within the U.S. Probation Office.
CPACS: Improving the Community and Society from the Classroom and BeyondDecember 22, 2020
The UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service is on a mission to empower future leaders, foster inclusive collaboration, and create innovative solutions. We provide students with just the tools needed to serve the community to the fullest.
2020 Commencement Stories: CPACS EditionDecember 22, 2020
Learn more about these amazing UNO graduates. Once a Maverick, always a Maverick.
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