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 […]

MPA Fellow Follows in Parents Footsteps

Growing up, Andréa Comer had two influential forces in her life guiding her towards public service, her parents. Both of her parents were deeply committed to empowering Black communities and inspired her to continue their mission. Her father helped launch Gateway National Bank in St. Louis, a community bank that provided jobs and economic support […]

MPA Alum Focuses Career on Community Service

Community and service have been a part of Veronica T. DeLandro’s everyday life since she went to college at Hampton University. There she helped register people to vote as a member of the NAACP, as well as grew a bond with like-minded people to form the Students Raising Awareness (S.R.A.) Chapter for Habitat for Humanity. […]