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Social Work professor draws connection between the foster care and juvenile justice system

Social Work professor draws connection between the foster care and juvenile justice system

Isabella Nieto, Staff Writer October 9, 2020

With her recent research on youth involved in foster care and juvenile justice systems, professor of social work Sherri Simmon-Horton draws from her recent experiences working in the child welfare system...

Students and staff stand with donated check from the Student Alumni Association. Israel Brown, back, third from left, has struggled at times with the transition to online learning caused by COVID-19.

How COVID-19 impacts UTSA students with a history of foster care

Josh Peck, News Editor April 17, 2020

Hundreds of thousands of students across the country have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and the decisions universities and colleges have made in response to it. Most students participate exclusively...

New center supports students with foster care background

New center supports students with foster care background

Josh Peck November 20, 2019

UTSA recently opened the Fostering Education Success Center (FESC) in the Student Union (SU 2.01.05) for students with a history of foster care. The FESC was created in Fall 2019 by the Department of Social...

New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

New foster care pilot program received $3.5 million

Breahna Luera and Josh Peck September 24, 2019

On Sept. 23, UTSA — in partnership with Alamo Colleges, Texas A&M San Antonio and other local partners — announced the launch of a new foster care pilot project. The Texas Legislature gave the...

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