Faculty Conference Presentation: American Correctional Association
On August 6, 2016, Senior Instructor Katy Cathcart and Dr. Susan Jones will be presenting and conducting a workshop at the annual American Correctional Association Conference on the relationship between the correctional culture and its effect upon staff misconduct and boundary violations. The title of their presentation is called What Does the Culture Have to do With It? Boundary Violations and Staff Misconduct.
Spotlight: Steve Recca
The University of Colorado's weekly publication (May 19, 2016) CU Connections profiled the School of Public Affairs' Steve Recca, Executive Director of the Center for Human Security, in CU's spotlight interview "Five questions for Steve Recca."
Publication Alert: Edin Mujkic
Congratulations to Dr. Edin Mujkic for getting two co-authored articles published: "WEB 2.0: How social media applications leverage nonprofit responses during a wildfire crisis", and "Leadership Behaviors and Trust in Leaders: Evidence from the U.S. Federal Government."
Faculty Alert: Michael Landon-Murray
At the 2016 annual conference of the International Studies Association, Dr. Michael Landon-Murray was elected as an Intelligence Studies Section (ISS) editor for a news and information partnership with H-Intel. He was recently selected as a course and program certification reviewer for the International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE).
Outstanding Students of the Year for School of Public Affairs
We congratulate these students for their excellence in the following School of Public Affairs' programs: BACJ: Caleb Payne, Heather Edwards, Jacob Schubert, Alyssa Swantkoski; MPA: Brandon Bishop and Kevin Hudgens; MCJ: Amy Bunn and Jake Campbell.
Publication Alert: Randy Pearson
Congratulations to School of Public Affairs' lecturer Randy Pearson for his article, "Thoughts on Special Operations Forces Roles in Combating Transnational Organized Crime", in the 2016 Joint Special Operations University monograph.
Publication Alert: Don Klingner
Published in 2014 and published in Mexico in 2015: "Using the ‘Narcotrafico’ Threat to Build Public Administration Capacity between the US and Mexico", by Don Klingner and Roberto Moreno Espinosa. CRC Press: Taylor & Francis, ASPA Series in Public Administration and Policy.
Distinguished Professor Presents in Mexico
Distinguished Professor Don Klingner started off 2016 coordinating a 3-day International Seminar at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM) where he gave presentations on public administration and US/Mexico relations.
Current SPA graduate students are invited to apply for a stipend to the Colorado Capital Conference, an annual conference held in Washington D.C. designed to give participants an enhanced understanding of the federal legislative process and how to affect public policy.
Publication Alert: Dean George Reed
Published November 2015: "Military Leadership and Administrative Evil in Overcoming Leadership Challenges: International Perspectives", by George Reed and James Dobbs. Canadian Defence Academy Press, 2015, pp. 105-119.
Criminal Justice Faculty Presenting at The American Society of Criminology
We congratulate Dr. Anna Kosloski, Dr. Stephanie Ryon, and Dr. Henriikka Weir of the School of Public Affairs on being accepted to present at the prestigious "The American Society of Criminology," the annual flagship conference in the field of criminology in Washington D.C. from November 18-21, 2015.
Course Innovation: Community Development Issues in Eastern Africa
The School of Public Affairs (SPA) is offering an Education Abroad extended studies course during the 2016 Winterim through the UCCS Global Engagement Office that will give students a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn, think and act on Community Development Issues in Eastern Africa. This course is open to SPA graduate and Sociology undergraduate students. It will be taught by Michele Companion (Sociology) and Don Klingner (School of Public Affairs) in cooperation with Jamie Van Leeuwen of the Global Livingstone Institute. View the Africa Course Presentation and other course details.
MPA Alumna Rosemary Harris Lytle, president of the Colorado/Montana/Wyoming NAACP State Conference, was recently honored by One Colorado for her work with the American Civil Liberties Union on LGBT rights. Read the Denver Post Blog article : "One Colorado honors leaders who are allies to LGBT community"
New eJournal: Journal of Human Security & Resilience
The UCCS School of Public Affairs' Center for Human Security (CHS) has launched a peer-reviewed Journal of Human Security & Resilience, with Dr. Edin Mujkic as Editor-in-Chief and Steve Recca as Managing Editor.
School of Public Affairs Scholarship
To celebrate UCCS' 50th Anniversary and to provide financial support for students, the UCCS School of Public Affairs Scholarship has been created to raise funds for student scholarships. Invest Now.