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Student Support and Success Newsletter 04-11-2023

Tuesday April 11, 2023

Tulane SoPA announces new Master of Teaching degree with full scholarships for future NOLA teachers

Eligible students who enroll in the new degree program can receive a full tuition scholarship plus a $5,000 stipend when they commit to teaching in Orleans Parish for three years after earning the degree. 

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2023 Graduate Photos & Mortarboards

We want to see your graduation photos and decorated mortarboards! Tag @TulaneSoPA when you share your pictures on social media, and submit your photos by Monday, May 22, 2023 for a chance to be featured!

SoPA faculty recognized at convocation for exceptional teaching

Thirteen School of Professional Advancement (SoPA) faculty members were recognized for exceptional teaching and service to the University through the nomination of students and program directors

Read more on SoPA's news page.

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Fall 2023 registration in 3...2...1!

Check out the featured courses below and add them to your schedule today.

Business Communications - BSLS 2250
Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours | Attributes: SoPA Writing Requirement
Develop and improve business writing and communication skills by identifying and creating clear, concise, and correct business language; analyzing each audience to target and tailor messages appropriately; and using critical thinking and a problem-solving approach to analyze business issues. 

Education In A Diverse Society - EDLA 2000
Online or Uptown Lecture | 3 Credit Hours | Co-requisite: EDLA 2890
Catalyze and refine innate skills for developing social change in the context of the current educational systems locally, nationally, and internationally. Emphasis is placed upon reflection, inquiry, and personal involvement in planning an effective and successful career in education.

Principles of Advertising - MDES 2400
Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours | Attributes: SoPA Humanities Requirement
Learn about the fundamentals of advertising, beginning with the history and evolution of advertising as an element in the economy, a specialized form of communication, a craft, and an area of ethical sensitivity. 

Immigration Law Practic- GLSP 4070
Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours 
Explore the development and enforcement of immigration law in the U.S., based upon the Constitution, federal laws, and social policies; identify the social institutions involved in immigration; and evaluate the administration of immigration benefits.

IT Security+ Certification - CPST 4912 
Online or Uptown Lecture | 3 Credit Hours 
This course is for students with a basic understanding of information technology who wish to do a deeper dive on Cybersecurity and also prepare for, and potentially earn, a CompTIA Security+ industry certification at the same time. This course is open to both undergrad and grad students.

Public Policy Foundations - MPAD 6000
Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours 
Explore policymaking, implementation, and analysis with a focus on practices that reflect the values and priorities of diversity, equity, and inclusivity. Emphasis will be on policy within local and urban contexts. 

Stress Management - KINE 2230
Uptown or Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours | Attributes: SoPA Science Requirement
Examine stress from a psycho-physiological and behavioral perspective and discuss the science behind how stress effects the mind and body, students are given the opportunity to experience strategies of coping with stress. Learn how to cope with everyday stressors as well as those that occur unexpectedly.

Health and Medical Issues - HMLS 3150
Uptown or Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours  | Attributes: SoPA Science Requirement
Discuss the important health and medical management issues involved in crises and emergencies, and the wide range of health issues inherent to crisis including biological, radiological, nuclear events and emergencies.

Persuasive Public Speaking - SPEC 1400
Uptown or Online Lecture | 3 Credit Hours | Attributes: SoPA Humanities Requirement
Learn the principles of audience analysis, speech composition, and delivery with a focus on persuasive techniques.
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Tulane Tech Talk: How to break into the Cyber Technology Industry
Wednesday, April 12, 2023  5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST

Interested in a career in Technology and Cybersecurity? Please join this free online networking career panel event to hear from recent graduates that jumpstarted their cyber technology careers


Jessica Hische Book Tour stop New Orleans sponsored by Tulane SoPA Media+Design
Wednesday, April 12, 2023  6 p.m. to 8 p.m. CST

New York Times best-selling author and lettering artist Jessica Hische is coming to NOLA on her new book tour! Join us at the Prytania Theatre Uptown. Free tickets are available on a first-come first serve basis. Registration is required.


Lunch with Cicero: The Study of Literature as Career Enrichment
Friday, April 14, 2023  11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST

How does your liberal arts training help you lead in your professional, civic and personal life? Join us for lunch and conversation about how the humanities enhance our lives and community.

Featured Event: SoPASO Social 

Sunday, April 16, 2023 | 12:30 pm | Uptown Campus

SoPA Student Organization (SoPASO) wants to take you out to the ball game! Watch the Tulane VS. Witchita State University game, meet other students, faculty and staff and show your school spirit. Student tickets are free. One complimentary guest ticket per student courtesy of SoPASO. RSVP by Thursday, April 13, 2023.


The Keys to Kinesiology
Wednesday, April 19, 2023 | 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. CST

Please join us on Wednesday, April 19, in person or online for an alumni networking panel event to hear from SoPA graduates who have excelled in their Health & Wellness careers. There will be an in-person welcoming reception starting at 4:15 p.m. 


Federal Career Fair
Thursday, April 20, 2023 | 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST

The Tulane School of Professional Advancement invites you to our Federal Career Fair hosted by the Emergency & Security Studies and Information Technology programs. The Federal Career Fair offers students an opportunity to meet with employers from federal agencies specializing in law enforcement, intelligence, cybersecurity, and information technology.


Cyber Challenge: Sponsored by the Tulane SoPA Information Technology Program
Friday, April 21, 2023 | 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. CST

Tulane students with an interest in IT, cybersecurity, computer science, and technology are encouraged to bring their laptops and participate in the Spring 2023 Cyber Challenge. Gain valuable and applicable experience, network with technology-focused students, faculty and professionals, and compete for the prizes!


SaFEST: Safety Fair Sponsored by SoPA’s Emergency & Security Studies Program
Thursday, April 27, 2023 | 11a.m. to 4 p.m. CST

The Emergency & Security Studies program of Tulane School of Professional Advancement is holding SaFEST, a safety information fair on the Berger Family Lawn.  Open to everyone, the SaFEST will feature demonstrations, displays, giveaways, and more, all focused on being safer at home and during work or play.

More Tulane Events
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  • April 10: Registration for Summer and Fall 2023 Begins
  • May 3: Last Day of Classes
  • May 6-11: Exam Period
  • May 20:  Tulane SoPA Commencement Ceremony in McAlister Auditorium
  • May 20: Unified Commencement in Yulman Stadium
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Making Headlines Section
A sample of faculty, staff, and students who are mentioned in local and national news publications. 

NOLA: Prepare for success in today’s business landscape with new online degree offerings from Tulane SoPA

Tulane Hullabaloo: SoPA set to introduce degree program for incarcerated women

Yahoo Finance: Search Influence and Tulane SoPA Present: The Devil's in the Details: Technical SEO to Solve Website Woes #UPCEA2023

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