Month: April 2018

David Garvey, Ph.D. featured in PBS Next Avenue

Nancy Collamer, M.S., career coach, speaker and author, recently interviewed Dr. David Garvey, Director of the UConn Department of Public Policy Nonprofit Leadership Program, for her PBS Next Avenue article , “How to Switch From Corporate Work to Nonprofit Work – Practical advice from the head of the Encore!Connecticut program.”  The article discusses hiring trends […]

Sara DeGraff, Encore!Hartford 2016, Nominated as a Hartford Courant Hometown Hero

As a Fellow of Encore!Hartford Class of 2016, a program for corporate professionals and managers seeking to transition their skill sets and work experience to the nonprofit sector, Sara DeGraff was seeking an opportunity “to develop strategies to promote culturally diverse understanding and appreciation to enhance engagement.”  One of the strategies came to fruition through […]

DPP Students Attend NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition

On February 24th, 2018, DPP students Fabia Firoze Doza, Emily Klawitter, and Ian Mangione attended the NASPAA-Batten Student Competition Simulation at Baruch College in New York City addressing the topic of Pandemic Crisis Management and Global Health Security. The simulation utilized a computer-assisted model created at the University of Virginia to allow each student competitor […]