Newsletter

50 Years of MPA Impact

Welcome to a new academic year! This year is indeed a special year for the School of Public Policy (SPP). Our community of alumni, students, faculty, staff and public service professionals will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. We will celebrate the past 50 years of contributions by […]

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, […]

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), […]

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 […]

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 […]