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  • April Events 2023
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   “Don’t Get Fed Up: Pursuing Federal Career Opportunities” From 12-1pm via Zoom More information has been sent to students via email.
    Posted on October 1, 2023
  • Teaching Tuesday with Elizabeth Burland
    Welcome to our second edition of #TeachingTuesday for the 2023-2024 academic year. This week we catch up with School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor Elizabeth Burland! Question 1: Why did you decide to become a professor? Becoming a professor allowed me to combine all of my professional goals – teaching, research, and policy change. I love […]
    Posted on September 26, 2023
  • Meet the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders of Color 2023 – 2024 Cohort
    Last week the Community Foundation of Greater New Haven (CFGNH) and School of Public Policy (SPP) welcomed the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders of Color 2023-2024 Cohort to the Dixwell Community House (Q House) to kick-off cohort three! Cynthia Rojas (Consultant at Fio Partners) and David Garvey (Director of Partnership and Compliance at Career Resources Inc. and […]
    Posted on September 19, 2023
  • Encore Connecticut Kicks-Off Fall 2023 Cohort
    On Saturday, September 9th Encore Connecticut welcomed its Fall 2023 cohort to the Hartford Times Building! Their first class included an opportunity to connect with alums of the program, which has been nationally recognized for assisting corporate and public sector professionals with their transition to the nonprofit sector. Co-leads for the fall cohort include: Scott […]
    Posted on September 17, 2023
  • The Energy of Orientation Day
    This is a very special time of the year. In my 23-year career in academia, I have only grown fonder of new student orientation day. The only thing that makes that day more thrilling is the reception where our students, faculty, staff, alumni and public service community members gather to celebrate each other and the […]
    Posted on September 1, 2023
  • SPP Hiring for Outreach Assistant
    The School of Public Policy (SPP)  is seeking a full-time Outreach Assistant (Educational Program Assistant 2) to lead regional recruitment efforts for the School of Public Policy’s executive-track Master of Public Administration (MPA Fellows) and the Master of Arts Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA). The Outreach Assistant proactively identifies prospective students and works with them […]
    Posted on August 29, 2023
  • Welcome to the 2023-2024 Academic Year!
    This fall the University of Connecticut’s (UConn) School of Public Policy (SPP) welcomes 78 masters candidates and 29 graduate certificate students to the SPP network! They join our network from across Connecticut, as well as from California, Canada, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, […]
    Posted on August 28, 2023