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PACE  Public Affairs and Community Engagement

About

PACE is a catalyst for measurable social impact. 

We support community engagement activities like nonprofit professional development, service learning and volunteerism, community engaged research, social entrepreneurship and public/private partnerships. 

PACE’s goal is to create mutually beneficial partnerships that ultimately strengthen our communities by helping students practice what they are learning in the classroom in an applied, community settings.

Mission
Strengthen communities through teaching, research, and service. 

Staff

 
Courtney Banatoski

Director of Public Affairs & Community Engagement
940-565-3230
Courtney.Banatoski@unt.edu


Nick Fuselier 
Assistant Director for Experiential Learning
940-565-3450
Nicholas.Fuselier@unt.edu

Working Groups
Engaged Scholarship Faculty Committee

 
Kamakshi Gopal, Ph.D., 

Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology


Gary Webb, Ph.D.,  
Emergency Management in Disaster Science


Chad R. Trulson, Ph. D., 
Criminal Justice

 


Chandra Carey, Ph.D., CRC, 
Disability & Addition Rehabilitation

 


Rick Smith, Ph.D., 
Behavior Analysis 


Cecilia Thomas, Ph.D., LMSW-AP, 
Social Work

Experiential Learning Faculty Committee 


Stacy Nunnelee, MA, CCC-SLP
Audiology & Speech-Language Pathology 


Brenda Sweeten, MSSW, LCSW

Social Work  


Brandi Levingston, Ph.D., CRC 

Disability & Addiction Rehabilitation


Ronald Schumann, Ph.D.

Emergency Management & Disaster Science

Educational Consortium for Volunteerism Advisory Group

Courtney Martin
Community Relations Specialist
Denton Independent School District 

Alonzo Peterson
Executive Director
Giving Hope, Inc. 

Kathy Glasschroeder
Chair
Denton Main Street Association 

Pat Smith
Executive Director
Serve Denton 

Olumide Aje
Site Coordinator, Calhoun Middle School
Communities In Schools of North Texas 

Alicia Froidl
Community Relations Coordinator
Denton County Friends of the Family 

Debbie Garrett
Assistant Vice President for Development
Cumberland Presbyterian Children’s Home

Rachel Weaver
Denton Community Market 

Terry Foor
Resource Development Staff, Donor Stewardship
United Way of Denton County

John Montoya
Community Impact Director
United Way of Denton County

Janet Laminack
Agrilife Advisor
Texas Master Naturalists Elm Fork Chapter 

Amanda Guerrero
Assistant
Salvation Army Denton 

Sherri Gideon
Executive Director
CASA of Denton County