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"PACS is transforming the quality of life and becoming the “go-to” resource for community issues in Texas." - Dean Thomas Evenson

PACS Effect

At the College of Public Affairs and Community Service it is our mission to strengthen communities through education, scholarship and engagement. With seven academic departments and several centers, institutes and professional programs, PACS is transforming the quality of life and becoming the “go-to” resource for community issues in Texas.  PACS graduates are prepared for a variety of careers in the public, private and nonprofit sectors and our alumni are found working in a wide range of settings such as, Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA), Child Protective Services, Hospitals and Health Care Clinics, U.S. Department of State, Peace Corps, Texas Youth Commission and many others.

Dean's Den

What Makes YOU MAD?

"Welcome to a new year and a new semester in the College of Public Affairs and Community Service (PACS)!  There is a unique kind of excitement and anticipation that comes with starting something new.  There is some fire…fueled by hopes, priorities, goals, and expectations—all with a touch of some healthy anxiety."

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LATEST NEWS

Join Dr. Chandra Carey on February 12th at 2:00 for Project Implicit in Chilton 270!

Project Implicit is a new way of understanding... Read more »

Wed, 01/27/2016

Join CPACS and Dr. Adam Trahan for a lecture titled Cycles of Disadvantage: How Disparities In Economic, Political, Educational and Social... Read more »

Thu, 01/14/2016

In the Spotlight

Today: Cycles of Disadvantage Lecture!

Don't forget to join us for Dr. Adam Trahan's talk on "Cycles of Disadvantage" at 1:00 in Chilton Hall's Media Library!

The talk will focus...

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