Author: Kish, Lian

Thank You For Giving!

Thank you to our network for your generosity and commitment to supporting School of Public Policy (SPP) students in honor of the MPA’s 50th Anniversary!  Our School received $7,305 in donations with 125 unique donors. As School Director Mohamad Alkadry notes, “we exceeded our expectations in terms of numbers and donors. Many thanks to those […]

MPA Student Serves Communities Across Home State

Recently we caught up with Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Madison Csejka. Madison currently serves as Press Secretary at the Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller. Learn more about Madison’s commitment to public service and serving folks across Connecticut below! While studying at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), Madison spent summers working as a […]

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March Events 2023

Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Wednesday, March 01, 2023, 12-1PM – HTB 209 Aileen Keays (Senior Project Manager, Children with Incarcerated Parents Initiative), Presenter 1 in 14 children in the United States have had a parent who has lived with them go to jail or […]

Fellows Alum Teaches FYE Course

Recently we caught up with MPA Fellows alum Beverne Cordner, who serves as a Developmental Services Case Manager at the Connecticut Department of Social Services. Last semester Beverne served as an instructor with the University’s First Year Experience (FYE) program. Learn more about how Beverne ended up teaching at UConn Hartford below! After expressing future desire to […]

February Events 2023

Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   With Matt Hart, Executive Director, Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), and Chief Vernon Riddick, Chief of Police, West Hartford, CT Friday, February 24, 2023 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (with 30 minute break) Hartford Times Building, UConn Hartford Campus Register Today!

Celebrating 50 Years of Impact

This spring we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Public Policy’s (SPP) flagship Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. The impact of the MPA program in preparing public and nonprofit leaders in the State of Connecticut is evidenced by the the impact and contributions of more than 1,000 graduates of the program. For over […]

MPA Alum Seeks to Fix “Pebbled Roads” Through Data Driven Decision Making

Recently we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Jayhon (Jay) Ghassem-Zadeh. A 2015 Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduate, he notes, I recently started a new role at Capgemini Government Solutions where I focus on making meaningful, technological, impacts at the Department of Justice and broader federal law enforcement agencies. I […]