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Public Official of the Year finalists
Four finalists have been selected for the Houston’s metro area public official of the year -- City of Houston city attorney David M. Feldman, NASA Center Director Michael Coats, Fort Bend County Emergency Management Coordinator Jeff Braun, and Missouri City assistant city manager Scott Elmer. The winner will be announced at the awards luncheon 11:30 AM, Friday, February 22, 2013, at the Rockwell Pavilion on UH Campus. Contact James Thurmond for more information.
WPG luncheon photo
MPA Social - 2012
MPA 2012 Alumni Network Scholarships for Academic Excellence –( L to R) Dr. Yuasa, John Boerstler, Kim Howard (Recognition only), Keely Pate, Katherine Summerlin, Alumni Co-chair Anjali Kanojia, and Dr. Thurmond
MPA 2012 Spring Best Paper Awards –(L to R) Alumni Co-chair Anjali Kanojia, Tommy McClung, Aaron Chen, Cynthia Hurrington, and Dr. Thurmond
On July 6, 2012 the University of Houston Master of Public Administration Program (MPA) co-sponsored with the Urban Management Professionals of Southeast Texas (UMPSET) "Scenarios 2040" by the Center for Houston's Future at Rice University. These scenarios are research-based and provide an opportunity to explore the future possibilities and challenges our region may face in the future. The purpose of the program was to spark dialogue and encourage regional collaboration and problem-solving.