Celebrating the Class of 2021

Join Us in Celebrating the Class of 2021!

Congratulations to all our graduates! You successfully navigated graduate school in an environment that no one could have anticipated. You have risen to the occasion and worked to serve your community. We cannot wait to see your continued IMPACT in the years to come.  

Our virtual celebration will be held tonight (Friday, May 7) from 5-6pm. To RSVP for our virtual event, please complete the Virtual Celebration RSVP form.

Schedule of Events

Mistress of Ceremony

Kerri Raissian

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Welcome Remarks

Mohamad Alkadry

Department Head of Public Policy

Dean’s Remarks

Juli Wade

Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Student Speaker

Essam Boraey MPP ’21

Keynote Address

Carl Lejuez

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Presentation of Graduates

Alumni Council Speaker

Larisa Kottke

President, DPP Alumni Council, MPA ’13

Our 2021 Graduates!

Master of Arts in Survey Research: Emily Browning • Emmie Brownlee • Shawn Flynn • John Lanen • Jessica Losito • William Merone • LaTosha Renfro • Stephen Spiker

MPA Fellows: Militza Allen • Michael Baczewski • Tim Bergin • Kayla Burgess • Rory Burke • Eleanor Cuifalo • Kate Cummings • Ryan Curley • Molly Durand • Debra Forand • Michelle Fournier • Tiffany Garcia • Justin Gilbert • Bridget Inzirillo • Sarah Lewis • Tina Prakash • Shari Pratt • Marlaina Rodriguez • Eric Rosario • Zoe Schwartz • Corrine Seibert • Robert Shelby • Leah Wade

Master of Public Administration: Devon Aldave • Zoya Ali • Ishtua Alicea • Laurel Bailey • Kylie Bouley • William Butler • Valentina Campillo • Kyle Cipriano • Timothy Coble • Alexandra Degirolamo • Ondri-Machale Enwerem • Kevin Fitzgerald • Olivia Francoline • Clotilde Gannon • Ciara Hanlon • Ken Huang • John Kim • Jeremy Kimble • Christopher Lamperelli • Michael Lucas • Somaya McDermott • Katarina Moroch • Olena Nagorna • Xholina Nano • Rebecca Ouellette • Lordie Rene • Trever Rogers • Karo Shakhnazarov • Shukria Shinwari • Martyna Srebrna • Peter Tomanelli • Vanessa Williams • Chad Winn

Master of Public Policy: Cathryn Asp • Essam Boraey • Mackenzie Egbert • Burton Guion • Spencer Kinyon • Daria Larson • Charlotte Moller • Katharine Morris • Adam Michael Murphy • Caleb Pittman • Rachel Rattan • Nathalia Ribeiro • Ashley Robles • Ralph Rotondo IV • Ben Saltzman • Alexandra Thomas

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