A few weeks ago a reporter at Texas Tech University asked students basic political questions about the United States, and got troubling answers. Would UTA students have the same amount of trouble as students out in Lubbock? See for yourself.
By: Derek Kaufman
Dr. Luis Rosado is the Director at College of Education and Health Professions and has been a faculty member at UTA for fourteen years. Dr. Rosado has taught in the elementary, highschool and college levels. He has degrees from the University of Puerto Rico, Boston State College, and Texas A&M University in Kingsville. He is also very involved with community by being part of three bilingual education associations. Bilingual Education Association of the Metroplex (BEAM)-treasurer,Texas Association for Bilingual Education (TABE)- treasurer and Bilingual Education Association of the Metroplex. Rosado also focuses a lot on how important education is for minorities.
RVSP, relationship violence and sexual assult prevention, is a program on campus that educates students on domestic violence relationships. RVSP does many different events that provide awarness and support, especially during domestic violence awareness month. Safe Haven is a drive the program does for a local battered womens shelter in the community, during the drive RVSP takes donations for victims to get back on their feet. RVSP hopes this event will show students the impact their donations can make during this month. The drive lasted for three days, but there are always ways to donate to this shelter. RVSP will be hosting more events this month, and the next two events they have scheduled are chalk it up and the clothesline project.
By: Breanna Fields
The Division of Student Affairs hosted Hazing Prevention Week at the University Center. Hazing Prevention Week is a national event which goal is to educate students about the dangers of hazing. Many organizations across campus came out to show awareness about hazing in organizations such as Greek, bands sports, and clubs. Students across campus came out to sign a banner pledging against hazing. Each day shirts were given out to the first 150 students who signed the banner. The Assistant Director of the Office of Student conduct talked about the importance of the awareness of hazing and how it doesn’t affect just a certain groups in a university.
By: Brandon Gray