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  • Teaching Tuesday with Jinhai Yu
    Welcome to our first edition of #TeachingTuesday for the 2022-2023 academic year. This week we catch up with Professor Jinhai Yu! Question 1: Why did you decide to become a professor?  I decided to become a professor quite a long time ago when I was a sophomore at college. I considered three pathways of career: […]
    Posted on September 27, 2022
  • 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 […]
    Posted on September 19, 2022
  • 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, […]
    Posted on September 18, 2022
  • Encore Connecticut 2022 is Launched!
    On their first day the Encore!Connecticut Fellows learned about each other and their passions for moving into employment in the nonprofit sector. The Fellows also engage in a vibrant morning panel with Encore!Connecticut Alumni who are now leaders in the Connecticut nonprofit world: Amber Anthony, Development Manager of the Aurora Women and Girls Foundation; Mary Murano, […]
    Posted on September 17, 2022
  • 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, […]
    Posted on September 16, 2022
  • 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), […]
    Posted on September 15, 2022
  • SPP Hiring for Outreach Coordinator
    The School of Public Policy (SPP) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) is looking for a full-time Outreach Coordinator (Publicity/Marketing Coordinator) to coordinate recruitment efforts and marketing initiatives for the School’s robust portfolio of academic and engagement programs. The Outreach Coordinator proactively identifies prospective students and works with them throughout all stages of the admissions process […]
    Posted on September 13, 2022
  • MPA Alum Joins Management Intern Program in the City of Phoenix
    Recently we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Yusuf Dirow on life after graduation. He updated us on his experience with the City of Phoenix, Arizona below! I am happy to update my friends and mentors at SPP on my postgraduate endeavors. Back in June, I joined the City of Phoenix’s […]
    Posted on September 13, 2022