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  • SPP Operations Coordinator Joins the Governors Education and STEAM Subcommittee
    School of Public Policy (SPP) Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney was recently invited by SPP alum Janice Floyd (MPA ’22) to join the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls Education and STEAM subcommittee. Janice serves as Subcommittee Lead which is co-chaired by Commissioner Sibongile Magubane from the Department of Motor Vehicles and Executive Director Tim Larson from the Office of […]
    Posted on December 5, 2022
  • December Events 2022
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!  
    Posted on December 1, 2022
  • 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, […]
    Posted on November 30, 2022
  • MPA Alum Serves Through Health and Human Service Initiatives
    UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) alum Kyle Livernoche currently serves as a Program Analyst with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). His journey to public service and a Masters of Public Administration (MPA) began at a young age when he wanted to be a firefighter like his father. Overtime his focus shifted […]
    Posted on November 27, 2022
  • Dispelling Food Insecurity Myths with MPP Alum Jackie Riberdy
    Recently we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Policy (MPP) alum Jackie Riberdy! Below she dispels myths about food insecurity in her own words. We also catch up about her work at Connecticut Foodshare, where she addresses food insecurity year-round.  Dispelling Food Insecurity with Jackie Riberdy This is the […]
    Posted on November 24, 2022
  • MPA Student Applies Classroom Insights to The Rideshare Company
    UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Master of Public Administration (MPA) student Raymond Hagan has always had a passion for public service. His first experience  with nonprofit management was while interning with the Yale-China Association and IRIS: Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services in New Haven. During his gap year between high school and college, he […]
    Posted on November 22, 2022
  • 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 […]
    Posted on November 19, 2022
  • Recapping Research with Professor Deneen Hatmaker
    This year UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Deneen Hatmaker received two awards for publications in the area of human resource management. The Review of Public Personnel Administration (ROPPA) named “Gender, Race, and Experiences of Workplace Incivility in Public Organizations” as a co-winner for the Best Article Award for Volume 41. Professor Hatmaker’s co-authors […]
    Posted on November 14, 2022