Thursday, July 11, 2013
UNT researchers create new index to identify blight in Dallas
DENTON (UNT), Texas -- In a study commissioned by Dallas Area Habitat for Humanity, University of North Texas researchers have identified the most blighted areas of Dallas using a newly created measurement tool that could help communities around the nation understand the cost of blight and build community support to tackle the issue.
"Blight is a drain on city resources and budget dollars, not to mention those same structures serve as havens for drugs and other criminal activity," said Bill Hall, CEO of Dallas Area Habitat...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Two students win public administration scholarships
DENTON (UNT), Texas— University of North Texas students Cassie Holtz and Francisco Gonzalez both received a Clarence Ridley Scholarship from the Texas City Management Association.
The scholarships are awarded each year to two students who are earning master of public administration degrees from Texas universities. Each student is awarded $3,500, and his or her home university is awarded $1,500 in credit toward Texas City Management Association and Texas Municipal League education...
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service honors community members and more at appreciation dinner
DENTON (UNT), Texas – The University of North Texas College of Public Affairs and Community Service honored outstanding staff members, faculty members, students and community members at an April 5 appreciation dinner in UNT’s Gateway Center.
“I am humbled by the dedication and commitment of those who are so committed to strengthening their communities,” said Dr. Thomas Evenson, dean of UNT’s College of Public Affairs and Community Service. “Strengthening communities is our mission, and we feel it’s important to recognize the individuals and...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Leaders to discuss water, health care, education and transportation at UNT conference
What:Master of Public Administration Alumni/Student Conference at the University of North Texas – Focusing on The Future of Texas: Water, Health Care, Education, Transportation
When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 22 (Friday)
Where: UNT’s Apogee Stadium, 2nd floor Club Level, 1251 S. Bonnie Brae St.
Cost: Cost is $50 per person; lunch is included. Register by March 15 (Friday). Registrations after that date will be accepted on a space-...
Monday, February 25, 2013
UNT's first Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day set for Feb. 28
Thursday, January 10, 2013
UNT student earns a Next Generation Nonprofit Leader award
DENTON (UNT), Texas –Stephanie Reid, a University of North Texas student from Frisco, earned a $4,500 Next Generation Nonprofit Leader (NextGen) award — a nationally competitive scholarship available to students pursuing a certificate in nonprofit management and leadership through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance.
Reid earned a bachelor of fine arts degree in drawing and painting in 2002 and is pursuing the NLA certificate through the College of Public Affairs and Community Service at UNT. The award is...