Author: Kish, Lian

SPP Adjuncts Make an Impact with Data

Adjunct faculty Anne McIntyre-Lahner teaches “Program Development & Evaluation” and frequently conducts Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative (PELSC) workshops on program evaluation and performance management. Anne is also the President of a performance management consulting firm called Action to Outcomes. Dr. Ron Schack teaches “Performance Accountability and Management” and “Advanced Quantitative Methods,” and is the Managing […]

MPA Grad, Connecticut Nonprofit Leader Rallies for Change

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Director of Nonprofit Outreach and Adjunct Professor David Garvey recently penned a piece about SPP alum Barry Simon. Check out Dave’s article below. Barry Simon, MPA ’92 serves as the President & CEO of Oak Hill and Board Chair of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance spoke to thousands of nonprofit practitioners at a Connecticut State House […]

SRDA Student Joins AAPOR’s Executive Council

Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA) candidate Luis Tipan was recently named to the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) Executive Council. He also serves as the Director of Statistical Weighting at SSRS.  Luis’s path to data and surveying is multifaceted, with the most valuable element being mentorship. While pursuing […]

3rd Emerging Leaders of Color Cohort Graduates in New Haven

Earlier this month on May 8th, Cohort III of the Emerging Leaders of Color program graduated from their nonprofit training. The program was developed by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) and the School of Public Policy (SPP). SPP Director of Nonprofit Outreach and Adjunct Professor David Garvey co-lead the program with Cynthia […]

2024 MPA Fellows Academic Excellence Awardee: Kereema McDonald

Full Name: Kereema McDonald Title and Organization: Associate Rate Specialist, DEEP/PURA SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA Fellow, ‘24 Kereema McDonald, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, has called Connecticut home for the past 21 years. With a heart dedicated to helping those in need, she has found fulfillment in both her personal and professional pursuits. Kereema’s […]

2024 MPA Academic Excellence Awardee: Kellie Sartoris

Full Name: Kellie Ann Sartoris Title and Organization: Academic Policy and Administration Intern, Office of the Provost, UConn SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA, ‘24 Kellie Sartoris received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2023. As an undergraduate, she […]

2024 SRDA Academic Excellence Awardee: Hope DeJohn

Full Name: Hope DeJohn Title and Organization: Lead Radiologic Technologist, Bristol Hospital and Health Care Group, Inc.  SPP Degree and Graduation Year: SRDA, ‘24 Hope DeJohn is a 2024 graduate of the UConn Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA) program. She earned her undergraduate degree in Radiologic Sciences at Quinnipiac University […]

2024 MPA Fellows Academic Excellence Awardee – Nicole Sanclemente

Full Name: Nicole Sanclemente Title and Organization: Community Partnership Liaison, CT Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Authority SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA Fellow ‘24 Nicole Sanclemente is the Community Partnership Liaison for the State of Connecticut’s Paid Family & Medical Leave Insurance Authority. In her role, Nicole conducts outreach to different communities and […]

2024 MPP Academic Excellence Awardee: Nicholas Hall

Full Name: Nicholas Stephen Hall Title and Organization: Public Policy Intern, Connecticut Department of Public Health SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPP, ‘24 Nicholas is working towards his Master of Public Policy (MPP) degree with a concentration in quantitative economics. He is interning in the Commissioner’s Office at the Connecticut Department of Public Health, focusing […]