SPP Relaunches ROV Program

Recently we connected with School of Public Policy’s (SPP) Director of Engagement Ryan Baldassario about the relaunch of the “Registrar of Voters Education and Certification Exam Program.” Ryan provided us with the programmatic insight below! In 2015 the Connecticut General Assembly instituted a requirement that all municipal Registrars of Voters were to be trained and […]

2023 with UConn SPP

In 2023 UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) published three newsletters! We provided network-wide updates for winter, spring and fall as well as a research briefing that included both faculty and Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) updates. Below are a few highlights, though we had many more throughout the year! 10 Highlights for […]

SPP Places 100% of Internship and Professional Practice Eligible Students

For the 2023-2024 academic year, UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP) has placed over 50 interns through the Internship and Professional Practice (IPP) and Sponsored Internship programs at more than 40 host sites. All IPP eligible students have been placed, and additional first-year and Fast-Track students have also secured internships. Below is a bit about […]

DPP Alum Raises Funds for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp In Support of Fellow Alum

On Friday, February 12, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp was devastated by a fire that destroyed many of the camp’s buildings. Since 1988, the camp has provided medically-supervised camps and programs free of charge to children with serious illnesses and their families throughout the Northeast. News of the fire broke on Saturday morning […]

Why Do You Love The DPP?

This week to celebrate Valentine’s Day we asked members of the Department of Public Policy (DPP) community about why they love the DPP. Below are just a few of their responses! Alex Thomas (Current Student and GAPPS-ICMA Treasurer): I love the DPP because of the faculty and staff’s never-ending desire to see the students succeed! […]

Week 5 Recap: Budgets, Finance & Prospective Students

The Department of Public Policy spent the 5th week of classes speaking with prospective students and showcasing research about fellow budgeting and finance colleagues. Current MPP student and DPP Ambassador Adam Michael Murphy and DPP Outreach Coordinator Lian Kish chatted with prospective students at Eastern Connecticut State University’s (ECSU) Graduate School Fair on Tuesday.   […]