MPA Serves as Regional Project Coordinator for Governor’s Election Campaign

Recently we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Grace Brangwynne. Grace recently completed a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) with SPP this past May. Learn about Grace’s life since graduation, in her own words, below! If you told after graduation that I would be working for Governor Ned Lamont’s re-election campaign, […]

New Student Faces of SPP: Fall 2022

Last month UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP) welcomed new students to campus and the SPP Network! For a fourth year in a row, SPP welcomed a record number of applications. Between our masters programs and graduate certificates we welcomed over new 100 students! Amongst our Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Policy (MPP), […]

SPP Alum Draws Upon MPA Skillsets Serve the People of Connecticut

Recently we caught up with former School of Public Policy (SPP) Fast-Track and Master of Public Administration (MPA) Jameson Foulke. He currently works for Senator Chris Murphy in the Hartford Office as both an Outreach Assistant and Special Assistant. Learn more about Jameson in his own words below. During the summer between my undergrad and […]

GAPPS-ICMA 22-23 Treasurer: Cristian Corza Godinez

The Graduate Association of Public Policy (GAPPS-ICMA) – International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is the primary organization for the UConn School of Public Policy (SPP). Its goal is to serve as a social and intellectual forum for students pursuing a degree or certificate in the School. GAPPS-ICMA is committed to public service, professional development, and having […]

SPP Student Combines MPA and STEM Skillsets To Impact Healthcare 

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Ghammam Mansoor found a passion for public service while growing up in the City of New Haven, Connecticut. He explains, I walked into college aware of how socio-economic disparities can drastically influence some communities’ access to things like housing conditions, education and healthcare. […]

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MPA Alum Utilizes Financial Skillsets at The Nature Conservancy

School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Ken Huang, first crossed paths with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in 2019. Ken was in Portland, Oregon for an alternative spring break trip with UConn’s chapter of Habitat for Humanity. A former Fast-Track student, Ken completed his Master of Public Administration (MPA) last summer and began working for TNC shortly […]

MPA Alum Aims to Increase Biodiversity and Sustainability

School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) alum Michael (Mike) Baczewski’s business, New England Pollinator Gardens (NEPG) aims to help clients increase their biodiversity and heighten sustainable and ecological impacts. The 100% organic land care company does not use toxic chemicals, harmful pesticides or shortcuts! They do use native plants to the […]

MPA Student Gains Nonprofit Experience in Pakistan

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) student Saah Agyemang-Badu recently traveled to Pakistan to work with international nonprofit organizations. Her journey to Pakistan began at SPP orientation during the fall of 2020 where she met friend of SPP Zahra Ali. After their introduction to all things SPP, the two exchanged contact details and began communicating. When Saah […]