The COGS Connection

In this week’s newsletter … Quote of the Week. Graduate Level Humor. Open House at Fort Worth. Nominations Open for Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Award. Spring Break & Registration News. New Program Spotlight.

Quote of the Week

“If you want to conquer fear, don’t sit at home and think about it. Go out and get busy.” – Dale Carnegie

Graduate Level Humor

Open House at Fort Worth – March 25th

Meet faculty, staff, students, and alumni as well as learn about the university’s graduate school admissions process and best practices for passing the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) at the upcoming open house. Application fees will be waived for attendees who apply within a week of the open house. Invite someone you know who may be interested in pursuing a graduate degree!

Some programs will be hosting information sessions after the open house. These programs include Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, Criminal Justice, Public Administration, and the COBA offerings. See a complete schedule of events here.

Nominations Open for Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement Award

Male Law Enforcement Officer with arms folded.

The Award for Outstanding Achievement in Law Enforcement is awarded by the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University to recognize a law enforcement officer who has demonstrated exceptional service to the people of the community served and the state of Texas.

Candidates must have completed a task or assignment that went beyond the normal call of duty, enhancing public safety, encouraging community involvement and/or demonstrating an effective use of community resources within the fields of crime prevention, community relations–or any other community enhancing project.

See details here, or email Dr. Butler at Nominations are due March 23, 2017.

Spring Break and Registration News


Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 12th, at 2:00 A.M. Remember to “spring ahead” and set your clocks forward 1 hour!

Spring break is this week, March 13 – 17th. Tarleton’s administrative offices will be open all week with the exception of Friday.

Registration for summer and fall begins on March 27th! Preview course schedules with the Class Search tool and be ready to enroll on the 27th.

New Program Spotlight

“Our educational institutions are not immune to the social issues that challenge the larger society. They are making their way into our educational institutions, and there’s a real need for the development of 21st century educational leaders who know how to tackle those challenging social issues in an educational context.” Hear more from Dr. Tod Farmer regarding Educational Leadership & Policy Studies’ new degree concentration, Higher Educational Leadership, in our most recent spotlight.


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