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Fall 2013 Graduation Reception

Posted on December 13th, 2013

              Hello and Happy Holidays , The Political Science Department is hosting the  Fall 2013 Graduation Reception honoring our Political Science, Public Affairs, MPA and EMPA students. Please join us Friday, December 13, 2013 from 5:30p.m. -7:30p.m. in room 411 of the School of Publi...

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Texas Southern University has been selected to host the Multi- Hazard Emergency Planning for Higher Education course on March 4 – 6, 2014

Posted on November 5th, 2013

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) course is designed to be delivered to teams of campus personnel who are responsible for creating, reviewing, implementing and exercising emergency operations plans (EOPs).[/caption] As a result of the Interim Chair, Dr. Michael O. Adams' (Director eMPA...

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DIVERSITY IN MPA PROGRAMS AT MINORITY SERVING INSTITUTIONS

Posted on November 5th, 2013

 From October 9-12, 2013, the  2013 NASPAA Conference took place in Washington, D.C.  Dr. Michael O. Adams Director of the eMPA and MPA Programs at Texas Southern University made a presentation entitled "Diversity in MPA Programs at Minority Serving Institutions"  highlighting the many challenge...

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Big Data: Transforming Elections in the United States

Posted on November 3rd, 2013

This presentation explores big data and its growing importance in winning and predicting future elections. In addition to this, controversies surrounding the intense use and analysis of personal data and the transition from viewing voting blocks as groups made of of individuals to individuals who ar...

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MPA Student & Faculty Present at the National Evacuation Conference

Posted on May 2nd, 2012

On February 9, 2012, Dr. Ponmile Olonilua assistant professor in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and graduate student LaToya Smith-Shields, presented at the National Evacuation Conference in New Orleans, Louisiana. The National Evacuation Conference is an nationally recognized even...

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