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Welcome to the 2023-2024 Academic Year!

This fall the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) School of Public Policy (SPP) welcomes 78 masters candidates and 29 graduate certificate students to the SPP network! They join our network from across Connecticut, as well as from California, Canada, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, […]

GAPPS-ICMA 2023-2024: Secretary Anna Bella D’amico

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 […]

GAPPS-ICMA 2023-2024: Treasurer Rachel Boward

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 […]

GAPPS-ICMA 2023-2024: Vice President Kemrodge Bell

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 […]

GAPPS-ICMA 2023-2024: President Brighten Critchfield

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 […]

MPA Fast-Track Explores Research and Policy

School of Public Policy (SPP) Fast-Track student Anabelle S. Bergstrom initially applied to our accelerated Master of Public Administration (MPA) program for a challenge. She says, The analytical skills regarding various types of policy that I have and will continue to gain will benefit me in so many ways post-grad. Everyone can benefit from a […]

MPA Supports Communities Across Connecticut

Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Brianna (Bri) Vig is spending the summer as a Corporate Community Impact Intern at Spectrum. After scouting out the role on LinkedIn, Bri began commuting to Stamford, Connecticut in June in order to support Spectrum’s Community Impact Team. Through the company’s University Relations Team, Bri has been able to […]

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IPP Internship Aims to Build Connections and Address Environmental Issues

This semester Emely Ricci completed her Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) placement with the Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC). Leading up to the completion of her Master of Public Administration (MPA) she helped organize CLCC’s Annual Conference. As the Sandy Breslin Conservation Fellow she was part of the team to facilitate the largest gathering of […]

Celebrating the Class of 2023!

On Monday, May 8th Mistress of Ceremonies Professor Kerri Raissian welcomed the School of Public Policy’s (SPP) Class of 2023 to the Bushnell for a Celebration of Graduates and Awardees. The graduates were joined by SPP faculty and staff, community members and their support systems. Our graduates hailed from Connecticut, Rhode Island, Idaho, New York, […]

2023-2024 GAPPS-ICMA Chapter Officials

What is GAPPS-ICMA? 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 […]