Awards and Celebrations

2022 MPA Academic Excellence Award: Logan Singerman and Yaw Owusu Darko

The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]

2022 Alumni Impact Award Winner: Tara Downes, MPA Fellow

2022 Alumni Impact Awards: Recognizes School of Public Policy (SPP) alumni (MPA, MPA Fellows, MPP and MASR) at any stage in their career who have made a significant recent contribution to their field. Nominees may work in any sector; public, private, or nonprofit. Examples may include but are not limited to driving a meaningful program outcome, […]

2022 MPP Academic Excellence Award: Ryan Scala

The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]

2022 Alumni Impact Award: Christopher Barnes, MASR

2022 Alumni Impact Awards: Recognizes School of Public Policy (SPP) alumni (MPA, MPA Fellows, MPP and MASR) at any stage in their career who have made a significant recent contribution to their field. Nominees may work in any sector; public, private, or nonprofit. Examples may include but are not limited to driving a meaningful program […]

SPP 2022 Academic Excellence Awardees

The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]

2022 Celebration to Honor Our Graduates

Monday, May 9, 2022 6:30pm – 8:30pm Schedule of Events Mistress of Ceremony: Kerri Raissian – Associate Professor, School of Public Policy Welcome Remarks: Mohamad Alkadry – Director, School of Public Policy Dean’s Remarks: Juli Wade – Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Student Speaker: Paula A. Norato, MPA ‘22 Presentation of Awards Keynote Speaker and Distinguished […]

Connecticut State Comptroller Natalie Braswell Named SPP’s 2022 Distinguished Alum

The School of Public Policy (SPP) is proud to announce Connecticut State Comptroller Natalie Braswell as the 2022 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient. Comptroller Braswell will also serve as the Keynote Speaker at our 2022 Ceremony to Honor Our Graduates. A Triple Husky, Comptroller Braswell completed her Master of Public Administration (MPA) from the Department of […]

DPP Students Receive Spring 2021 Local Government Early Career Service Certificate

This spring, the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) awarded five members of the Department of Public Policy (DPP) community the Local Government Early Career Service Certificate. The Certificate recognizes graduating students in good academic standing who have completed a major service project for a local government organization. The DPP’s Spring 2021 awardees received a Master […]