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MPP Student Hopes to Utilize Local Government Experience Towards Career In Human Rights

Kylee Dostie is a UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Policy (MPP) student who is currently pursuing a focus area in Social Policy concurrently with a Graduate Certificate in Human Rights. Last year she completed a Sponsored Internship (SI) with the Town of Scotland, Connecticut. In this capacity she ran data analysis, […]

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), […]

GAPPS-ICMA 22-23 Secretary: Patrick Faria

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 22-23 Vice President: Mary Greenwell

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 […]

2022 Alumni Impact Award Winner: Kelly McElwain, MPP

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 The Morton J. Tenzer Fellowship Fund: Kaleigh Pitcher

This award is given to an incoming student with undergraduate academic excellence and the potential to succeed in the program. The fellowship was established in 1993, the year Professor Morton Tenzer retired from the University of Connecticut. It is intended to be used to assist in recruiting high-quality in-state and out-of-state students. Professor Morton J. […]

2022 Albert G. Ilg Fellowship in Local Government Award: Jon M. Trister and Kylee A. Dostie

The Albert G. Ilg Fellowship in Local Government award is given to an MPA student who demonstrates interest in local government and public sector service. Awards (“Fellowships”) will defray living or academic related expenses. The award was established in 1998 to honor the distinguished service of Al Ilg as the Town Manager of Windsor for […]

2022 David B. Walker Award: Cristian G. Corza Godinez and Brittany L. LaMarr

The David B. Walker Award was established with a generous donation from Parashar Patel, MPA ‘91. This award is given annually to recognize a student in the program who exemplifies tireless dedication to public service. Ideally, the awardee would have an interest in Federalism. David B. Walker: This endowment honors David B. Walker, former director […]