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 […]

Celebrating the Class of 2024

On Monday, May 6th the School of Public Policy (SPP) held a celebration to honor the 2024 SPP graduates. The evening celebrated 27 Public Policy (MPP), four Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA), 51 Public Administration (MPA) and 19 MPA Fellows graduates. They hailed from Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Idaho, New York, New Jersey and […]

2024 MPP Academic Excellence Awardee: Amaka Atuegbu

Full Name: Chiamaka (Amaka) Atuegbu Title and Organization: Intern, Office of the Commissioner – Connecticut Department of Public Health SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPP, ‘24 Amaka Atuegbu is a Masters of Public Policy (MPP) candidate whose interest in building her analytical skills and addressing complex policy problems led her to the program at the […]

2024 Student Speaker: Sudiksha Mallick

Full Name: Sudiksha Mallick Title and Organization: Racial Justice Policy Analyst Intern, State of Connecticut Department of Children and Families (DCF) SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPP, 2024 Sudiksha is a graduating Master of Public Policy (MPP) student, who recently graduated from University of Connecticut in May 2023 with her Bachelor of Arts in Political […]

SPP Students Place 1st, 2nd & 3rd At NASPAA Competition

On March 2nd, 20024 four UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) students participated and placed in the annual Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) Simulation Competition. The students were hosted at the Suffolk University site in Boston, Massachusetts with teams across the globe joining between February 24th and March 2nd. DMS Academy […]

SPP Students Attend Campaign School

Last month, School of Public Policy (SPP) students attended the “Campaign School for Social Workers” with UConn’s School of Social Work (SSW). This two-day opportunity was held at the Hartford Club in downtown Hartford, CT on February 23rd and 24th. Attendees represented 16 states and 25 higher education institutions and included over 120 students, faculty […]

2024 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction

On Friday, March 22nd UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP) inducted 55 students into Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA). PAA serves as the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. Below is the program from the evening’s festivities. 2023-2024 PAA Board Members President—Paula Norato, MPA ‘22 Vice President—Jessica Seabrook, MPP ‘18 Treasurer—Beverne Cordner, MPA ‘22 […]