William Addington was awarded the Jeff Butler Award for Outstanding Student Congress Member for academic year 2012-2013. The award includes a $750 scholarship, a plaque, and a certificate that states the award is “in recognition of outstanding dedication to the students of The University of Texas at Arlington.”
Addington is pursuing a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies with a minor in Environmental and Sustainability Studies and a minor in Urban and Public Affairs with an emphasis in Urban Planning and the Environment from the School of Urban and Public Affairs. Dean Barbara Becker, along with the School’s faculty and Staff, congratulate Addington for his accomplishments.
At a reception hosted by Dean Barbara Becker of the School of Urban and Public Affairs, students were recognized for academic excellence. Students proudly display certificates of achievement at the reception held April 19, 2013 as part of the University of Texas at Arlington’s Academic Excellence Week festivities. (Photos courtesy of Troy West)
Last week, we welcomed all new and returning students to the School of Urban and Public Affairs at the Fall 2012 SUPA Welcome Bash. Thanks to the students, faculty and staff who joined us. Check out more photos on the SUPA Facebook page.
Welcome back School of Urban and Public Affairs students.
SUPA is hosting a Welcome Bash for all new and returning students on Thursday, Sept. 20 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Meet us at the Library Mall for hamburgers and say hello to our faculty and your fellow students. You’ll even have a chance to win our drawing for SUPA T-shirts and other goodies.
The School of Urban and Public Affairs and UT Arlington are teaming up with the Creative Class Group to offer a unique professional development course for alumni and students. The course will be presented by Steven Pedigo of the Creative Class Group. This course, taught in three modules, will provide the framework and tools necessary to evaluate community competitiveness and locational assets in a shifting economic landscape:
Module 1: Why Cities and Clusters Matter to Prosperity
O ct. 16, 4-7 p.m.
Module 2: 4-T’s of Creative Communities
Nov. 13, 4-7 p.m.
Module 3: Measuring and Benchmarking Communities
Nov. 29, 4-7 p.m.
Seating is limited. All modules will be held in the Planetarium (CPB 303).
Each module qualifies for three American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certificate maintenance credits.
Cost is $35 per module, or $90 for all three. Alumni who are members of the SUPA Alumni Chapter of the UT Arlington Alumni Association will receive $10 off their total.
Cost includes parking. Cash or checks will be accepted at the door if you pre-register. SUPA students, faculty and staff members can attend the course for free, but must pre-register.
This post was updated on 09/28/2012 to include new dates and details.
New grad students: Come meet the Dean, program directors and advisors at the New Graduate Student Orientation on Aug. 17 at 5:30 p.m. in University Hall.
We will also discuss the PhD, Urban Affairs, Public Administration and City and Regional Planning program plans, future academic schedules and many lots more about SUPA.
If you plan to attend, RSVP to Christa Barreras at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-272-5631.
All new and returning Interdisciplinary Studies students are invited to our Fall Open House at on Aug. 17 at 4:30 p.m. in University Hall. Join us for refreshments and networking with SUPA Dean Barbara Becker, INTS faculty and advisors and your fellow INTS students.
If you’d like to attend, RSVP to Erin Townsend at email@example.com or 817-272-0899:
Photo courtesy University Communications
The School of Urban and Public Affairs is proud to have awarded a record number of doctoral degrees during the 2011-2012 academic year. Congratulations to our Ph.D. graduates:
|Public and Urban Administration
Helen Kay Godbey, Ph.D.
G.M. Cox, Ph.D.
J. Randall Farmer, Ph.D.
Linda K. Johnson, Ph.D.
Ravindra Kumar Jain, Ph.D.
Uvaldina Montoya Janecek, Ph.D.
Rebecca Jane Lewis, Ph.D.
Malcolm Khalid Oliver, Ph.D.
|Urban Planning and Public Policy
Lou Kelley Brewer, Ph.D.
Kent Lee Hurst, Ph.D.
Chawana Mwangeka, Ph.D.
Moses Pologne, Ph.D.
Pratap Narasimha Mandapaka, Ph.D.
Steven Nabieu Rogers, Ph.D.
Ali Tayebi, Ph.D.
Photo courtesy University Communications
Members of the School of Urban and Public Affairs Class of 2012 received their degrees at SUPA’s commencement ceremony on May 12, 2012, at UTA’s new College Park Center. UT Arlington President James D. Spaniolo gave the commencement address.
Congratulations to our Spring 2012 graduates earning academic honors:
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