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March
2023
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What’s It Like to Work in Public Service Sectors?

Join vitalvoices and CPS Gator Advisory Board to Get the Answers: March 7

vitalvoices and the Center for Public Service & Community Research Gator Advisory Board are hosting “Building a Movement: The Intersection of Social Work, Education, and Criminal Justice,” 6 – 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 7, Commerce Street Building, C-100.

Housed in the College of Public Service (CPS), vitalvoices and the CPS Gator Advisory Board are partnering so that students and community members can ask the tough questions, such as “What’s it really like working in the public service fields today?” This event will provide answers on hot topics, current trends, and struggles of being on the frontline in social work, education, and criminal justice.

The CPS Gator Advisory Board members are students who represent the disciplines offered within the College of Public Service: Criminal Justice, Social Work, and Urban Education.

Register today for in person or virtually via Zoom.

About the University of Houston-Downtown

The University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) is the second-largest university in Houston and has served the educational needs of the nation’s fourth-largest city since 1974. As one of four distinct public universities in the University of Houston System, UHD is a comprehensive, four-year university led by President Loren J. Blanchard. Annually, UHD educates approximately 14,000 students, boasts more than 66,000 alumni, and offers 45 bachelor’s degrees, 12 master’s degrees, and 19 online programs within four colleges: Marilyn Davies College of Business, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, College of Public Service, and College of Sciences and Technology. UHD has one of the lowest tuition rates in Texas.

U.S. News and World Report ranked UHD among the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Applied Administration and Best Online Master’s Programs in Criminal Justice, as well as a Top Performer in Social Mobility. The Wall Street Journal/College Pulse ranked UHD one of the best colleges in the U.S. for its 2024 rankings, with notable distinctions: No. 1 for diversity (tied) and No. 3 for student experience. The University is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution, a Minority-Serving Institution, and a Military Friendly School. For more information on the University of Houston-Downtown, visit uhd.edu.