Month: April 2022

Incoming GAPPS-ICMA President Plans To Work In Healthcare

Recently we caught up with incoming Graduate Association of Public Policy Students – International City/County Management Association (GAPPS-ICMA) Chapter President Jack O’Connor. Prior to coming to the School of Public Policy (SPP), Jack’s interest in public service began in elementary school. During this time he was a member of his local Boy Scouts of America troop […]

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May Events 2022

Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Help us celebrate the Class of 2022 on May 9th. This event is invitation only. Graduates please check your email for more information.

MPA Student Serves as Municipal Services & Regional Planning Intern at SCRCOG

For the 2021-2022 academic year, School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Michelle Skowronek is serving as a Municipal Services & Regional Planning intern for the South Central Region Council of Governments (SCRCOG).  For her Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) Program placement, Michelle has created a document that examines demographic and […]

DPP Alum Named A HBJ Women In Business Award Honoree

The Hartford Business Journal (HBJ) recently named their 2022 Women in Business Awards honorees. School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Alyssa Goduti was one of this year’s honorees. Alyssa and 24 others were selected due to their stories of career perseverance, dedication, leadership and resourcefulness. Alyssa serves as President & CEO of Ädelbrook Behavioral and […]

GAPPS-ICMA Hosts Networking Nights

Recently GAPPS-ICMA held two virtual Networking Nights with UConn Public Policy alumni on nonprofit and government careers. The panelists answered pre-submitted questions from students, and then broke out into smaller sessions. GAPPS-ICMA Chapter Officials created virtual pamphlets for each event to help students prepare.  Below is a compilation of advice given by alumni on topics of […]

Internship Opportunities at SPP with Director of Engagement Ryan Baldassario

For over fifteen years graduate students in the UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) have been providing valuable services to organizations across Connecticut, and beyond, through the School’s internship programming for Public Administration (MPA) and Public Policy (MPP) students. Whether these students are placed at state agencies, municipalities, or nonprofits, students couple their in-class learning […]

April Events 2022

Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Join InCHIP GVP-RIG as they explore how gun misinformation impacts public discourse around gun policy. Panelists will also offer potential solutions to combat misinformation in gun policy conversations. Tuesday April 5, 5:00 – 6:15 PM UConn Hartford, Hartford Times Building […]