2022 was filled with moments of IMPACT here at UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP)! In no particular order, help us recap another fantastic year with a network dedicated to service. #1 One of the most noticeable changes for our network this past year was becoming a School of Public Policy. Though our name may […]
Month: December 2022
MPA Student Aims to Make Housing More Affordable
School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Tyler Havens found a love of public service while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Hartford with his father. While attending Providence College he engaged in various volunteer activities, and after receiving a bachelors in Business and Management he completed two service terms with […]
MPA Alum Studies in Iceland to Increase Her Global Impact
UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Sylvie Boucher is current in Iceland pursuing a Master of Environment and Natural Resources at the University of Iceland. Learn more about what Sylvie has been up to since her Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduation in her own words below! Since taking the Sustainable Cities course in […]
Celebrating Encore!Connecticut Fall 2022 Graduates!
Recently we recapped Encore!Connecticut’s Fall 2022 graduation with Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney. Learn more about this special day below! The UConn Encore!Connecticut Fall 2022 class held an in-person graduation on Saturday, December 10 at the Hartford Public Library. Over 40 graduates, family, friends, and Encore!Connecticut partners and instructors were in attendance. This was the first […]
Recapping NAPA 2022 in Hartford with MPA Fellow Elizabeth Sanderson
Last month, UConn School of Public Policy (SPP), Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), and Capital Workforce Partners (CWP) hosted the National Academy of Public Administration’s (NAPA) Fall Meeting in Hartford. Current SPP MPA Fellow and Project Leader for the City of Hartford, Elizabeth Sanderson recaps the meeting below! On November 4 about 100 bright […]
MPP Student Works to Make Higher Education Accessible
This summer we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) student Yara Medawar as she served as a Program Coordinator for UConn Pre-College Summer (PCS). This fall she started as a graduate assistant (GA) with PCS, and will continue this role into the spring as she wraps up her Master of Public Policy […]
SPP Operations Coordinator Joins the Governors Education and STEAM Subcommittee
School of Public Policy (SPP) Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney was recently invited by SPP alum Janice Floyd (MPA ’22) to join the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls Education and STEAM subcommittee. Janice serves as Subcommittee Lead which is co-chaired by Commissioner Sibongile Magubane from the Department of Motor Vehicles and Executive Director Tim Larson from the Office of […]
December Events 2022
Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!