Month: June 2022

Connecting History in New Ways Through Public Policy and Nonprofit Leadership

  On behalf of the Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO), we are proud to be a supporter of Connecticut History Day and efforts to promote and support public history throughout our state. For over seventy years, CLHO has shared knowledge and experience while promoting best practices among museums, historical societies and all who steward […]

MPA Student Gains Nonprofit Experience in Pakistan

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) student Saah Agyemang-Badu recently traveled to Pakistan to work with international nonprofit organizations. Her journey to Pakistan began at SPP orientation during the fall of 2020 where she met fellow Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Zahra Ali. After their introduction to all things SPP, the two exchanged contact details […]

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SPP Alum Named First Native American U.S. Treasurer

On Tuesday President Joe Biden appointed School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Marilynn “Lynn” Malerba as the first Native American U.S. treasurer. She received her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from UConn in 2008. Her signature will appear on U.S. currency, and her duties will include overseeing the newly established Office of Tribal and Native […]

Emerging Leaders of Color Graduate from Inaugural Nonprofit Management Cohort

Last summer, the then Department of Public Policy, received a $45,000 grant from The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) to develop training for nonprofit leaders of color. Last month the School of Public Policy (SPP) celebrated the graduation of the inaugural Greater New Haven Nonprofit Management Cohort: A Program for Emerging Leaders of […]