Month: July 2022

MPA Alum Utilizes Financial Skillsets at The Nature Conservancy

School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Ken Huang, first crossed paths with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in 2019. Ken was in Portland, Oregon for an alternative spring break trip with UConn’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity. A former Fast-Track student, Ken completed his Master of Public Administration (MPA) last summer and began working for TNC shortly […]

SPP Staff Member Joins Quest with Leadership Greater Hartford

School of Public Policy (SPP) Administrative Coordinator Wade Gibbs recently joined Leadership Greater Hartford’s (LGH) Quest 2022. The program unites Wade with other high-performing mid-career professionals from sectors across the region. Together Wade and other participants will engage in experiential leadership training within the Hartford community. They will also identify needs and establish task forces to […]

MPA Alum Aims to Increase Biodiversity and Sustainability

School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) alum Michael (Mike) Baczewski’s business, New England Pollinator Gardens (NEPG) aims to help clients increase their biodiversity and heighten sustainable and ecological impacts. The 100% organic land care company does not use toxic chemicals, harmful pesticides or shortcuts! They do use native plants to the […]

Encore!Connecticut Announces Fall 2022 Instructors and Panelists

Encore!Connecticut is a nationally-recognized program that assists corporate and public sector professionals in gaining the skills needed to transition and lead in the nonprofit sector. The program is proud to announce this fall’s instructors and panelists! Together they will provide our Fellows with 40 hours of managerial and professional education in nonprofit leadership, program management, […]