Month: June 2021

MPA Student Explores IPP Internship in the Summertime

Each year, Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Master of Public Policy (MPP) students in the Department of Public Policy (DPP) participate in the Internship and Professional Practice Program (IPP). GAPPS-ICMA President, Paula Norato, walked us through her internship process and the experience she is gaining in her position. Norato emphasizes the importance of organization […]

A Tour of Hartford Parks

This weekend we took a tour of Hartford’s beautiful parks! Here’s a recap of some of the parks greatest features! Bushnell Park Bushnell Park is the oldest publicly funded park in the United States. Park features: Bushnell Park Carousel, Champion Trees, Corning Fountain, Horace Wells Statue, Israel Putnam Statue, Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, Spanish-American […]

DPP Professor Named ODI Faculty Affiliate

The Office for Diversity and Inclusion (ODI) Faculty Affiliates program was piloted during the 2020-2021 academic year, with plans to sponsor up to five affiliates for the upcoming year. Affiliates commit to a minimum of one year of service in this role with opportunities to be renewed.  According to the ODI Faculty Affiliate page: The […]

DPP Students Receive Spring 2021 Local Government Early Career Service Certificate

This spring, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) awarded five members of the Department of Public Policy (DPP) community the Local Government Early Career Service Certificate. The Certificate recognizes graduating students in good academic standing who have completed a major service project for a local government organization. The DPP’s Spring 2021 awardees received a Master […]