SRDA Student Joins AAPOR’s Executive Council

Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA) candidate Luis Tipan was recently named to the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) Executive Council. He also serves as the Director of Statistical Weighting at SSRS.  Luis’s path to data and surveying is multifaceted, with the most valuable element being mentorship. While pursuing […]

MPA Student Fosters Cultural & Capital Prosperity

School of Public Policy (SPP) Masters of Public Administration (MPA) student Lizzette Irizarry found a passion for public service early on in her life. While growing up her family emphasized gratitude, kindness and the importance of giving back. She explains, “Growing up as a first-generation Latina, I learned the significance of community firsthand. From neighbors […]

MPA Student Aims to Make Housing More Affordable

School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Tyler Havens found a love of public service while volunteering with Habitat for Humanity in Hartford with his father. While attending Providence College he engaged in various volunteer activities, and after receiving a bachelors in Business and Management he completed two service terms with […]

MPA Students Serves in the Area of Development with Ädelbrook

UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Samantha King transitioned from psychology to political science while competing her bachelors. Her love of government, policy and helping citizens led her to switch majors. She explains, My courses were super eye opening, and I realized I wasn’t really suited to be a politician, […]

MPA Student Supports Benhaven’s DEI Council

Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Brianna (Bri) Vig is currently interning at Benhaven. With UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) she is able to complete a Sponsored Internship with the organization, which assists families and children with autism and other developmental disorders. As the diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) intern, she helps Benhaven’s newly formed DEI […]