Month: June 2023

SPP Course Focuses on the Legislative Process

This past spring, Executive Director of the Connecticut Sentencing Commission Alex Tsarkov taught alongside Deputy General Counsel at the Connecticut General Assembly Melanie Dykas. Their course, “PP 5397/PP 3098: Policymaking and Legislation” introduced students to the legislative process and focused on Connecticut’s General Assembly. Course topics included: Formal and informal rules and procedures to develop and […]

SPP Provides Critical Research to Connecticut Center for Digital Equity Research

On Tuesday, June 20th Connecticut Lieutenant Governor Susan Bysiewicz and Department of Administrative Services (DAS) Commissioner Michelle Gilman announced the launch of a Digital Equity Survey. This survey is part of a multi-year and state-wide Digital Equity Plan that will work to improve Internet access and usage. During their press conference at the East Hartford Public […]

SPP is Hiring an Outreach Assistant

The School of Public Policy (SPP) is seeking a 20-hour/week Recruiter to lead recruitment efforts for the School’s executive-track Master of Public Administration program (“MPA Fellows”) which is expanding to the UConn Stamford campus for the spring 2024 semester. The Recruiter proactively identifies prospective students and works with them throughout all stages of the admissions […]