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  • Thank You For Giving!
    Thank you to our network for your generosity and commitment to supporting School of Public Policy (SPP) students in honor of the MPA’s 50th Anniversary!  Our School received $7,305 in donations with 125 unique donors. As School Director Mohamad Alkadry notes, “we exceeded our expectations in terms of numbers and donors. Many thanks to those […]
    Posted on March 20, 2023
  • SPP Launches a M.A. in Survey Research and Data Analysis
    The University of Connecticut’s School of Public Policy (SPP) is proud to announce the renaming of our Master of Arts in Survey Research (MASR) program to the Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA)! Professor Thomas Craemer explains, We utilized Burning Glass data and focus group data from alumni and students to […]
    Posted on March 15, 2023
  • MPA Student Serves Communities Across Home State
    Recently we caught up with Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Madison Csejka. Madison currently serves as Press Secretary at the Connecticut Office of the State Comptroller. Learn more about Madison’s commitment to public service and serving folks across Connecticut below! While studying at Southern Connecticut State University (SCSU), Madison spent summers working as a […]
    Posted on March 14, 2023
  • March Events 2023
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Wednesday, March 01, 2023, 12-1PM – HTB 209 Aileen Keays (Senior Project Manager, Children with Incarcerated Parents Initiative), Presenter 1 in 14 children in the United States have had a parent who has lived with them go to jail or […]
    Posted on March 1, 2023
  • Fellows Alum Teaches FYE Course
    Recently we caught up with MPA Fellows alum Beverne Cordner, who serves as a Developmental Services Case Manager at the Connecticut Department of Social Services. Last semester Beverne served as an instructor with the University’s First Year Experience (FYE) program. Learn more about how Beverne ended up teaching at UConn Hartford below! After expressing future desire to […]
    Posted on February 13, 2023
  • Celebrate 50 Years of MPA with $50k For UConn Gives
    In preparation for UConn Gives 2023, we thought we would answer a few questions about the UConn School of Public Policy’s (SPP) fundraising initiative! What is UConn Gives? UConn Gives is a university-wide online fundraising initiative to support UConn. It is an opportunity for UConn Nation to come together for 36 hours and transform the […]
    Posted on February 8, 2023
  • February Events 2023
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   With Matt Hart, Executive Director, Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG), and Chief Vernon Riddick, Chief of Police, West Hartford, CT Friday, February 24, 2023 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM (with 30 minute break) Hartford Times Building, UConn Hartford Campus Register Today!
    Posted on February 1, 2023
  • Celebrating 50 Years of Impact
    This spring we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the School of Public Policy’s (SPP) flagship Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. The impact of the MPA program in preparing public and nonprofit leaders in the State of Connecticut is evidenced by the the impact and contributions of more than 1,000 graduates of the program. For over […]
    Posted on January 24, 2023