Month: March 2024

SPP Students Attend Campaign School

Last month, School of Public Policy (SPP) students attended the “Campaign School for Social Workers” with UConn’s School of Social Work (SSW). This two-day opportunity was held at the Hartford Club in downtown Hartford, CT on February 23rd and 24th. Attendees represented 16 states and 25 higher education institutions and included over 120 students, faculty […]

2024 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction

On Friday, March 22nd UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP) inducted 55 students into Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA). PAA serves as the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. Below is the program from the evening’s festivities. 2023-2024 PAA Board Members President—Paula Norato, MPA ‘22 Vice President—Jessica Seabrook, MPP ‘18 Treasurer—Beverne Cordner, MPA ‘22 […]

MPA Student Fosters Cultural & Capital Prosperity

School of Public Policy (SPP) Masters of Public Administration (MPA) student Lizzette Irizarry found a passion for public service early on in her life. While growing up her family emphasized gratitude, kindness and the importance of giving back. She explains, “Growing up as a first-generation Latina, I learned the significance of community firsthand. From neighbors […]