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  • SPP Hiring for Adjunct Faculty (2024-2025)
    The UConn School of Public Policy seeks academically and professionally qualified instructors to serve as adjunct faculty in a variety of assignments in the Fall 2024 or Spring 2025 semesters.  Courses are taught in Hartford, Storrs, Stamford, and online. Most of our courses are graduate-level courses taught to prepare students for professional careers. (The exception […]
    Posted on February 15, 2024
  • February Events 2024
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!   Free Professional Headshots for SPP students, faculty and staff Join us at UConn Waterbury!
    Posted on February 1, 2024
  • SPP Relaunches ROV Program
    Recently we connected with School of Public Policy’s (SPP) Director of Engagement Ryan Baldassario about the relaunch of the “Registrar of Voters Education and Certification Exam Program.” Ryan provided us with the programmatic insight below! In 2015 the Connecticut General Assembly instituted a requirement that all municipal Registrars of Voters were to be trained and […]
    Posted on January 12, 2024
  • 2023 with UConn SPP
    In 2023 UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) published three newsletters! We provided network-wide updates for winter, spring and fall as well as a research briefing that included both faculty and Institute for Municipal and Regional Policy (IMRP) updates. Below are a few highlights, though we had many more throughout the year! 10 Highlights for […]
    Posted on December 31, 2023
  • Celebrating Encore Connecticut: Fall 2023
    On Saturday, December 9th the School of Public Policy (SPP) celebrated the Fall 2023 cohort of Encore Connecticut. Host Dr. David Garvey provided welcoming remarks at the start of the ceremony. Dave currently serves as Director of Encore Connecticut in addition to being the Director of Partnership and Compliance at Career Resources Inc. Mark Argosh, […]
    Posted on December 23, 2023
  • SPP Hiring for Program Coordinator (Stamford Programs)
    The School of Public Policy (SPP)  is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator (Educational Program Coordinator) to launch and manage the expansion of two programs to the Stamford campus.  The incumbent will be responsible for managing the day-to-day recruitment, marketing, and program coordination for the School of Public Policy’s Master of Public Administration executive-track (MPA Fellows) […]
    Posted on November 28, 2023
  • Mitre Becerril Examines Crime Effects of Overdose Prevention Sites
    School of Public Policy (SPP) Professor David Mitre Becerril recently co-authored an Original Investigation in the area of public health with JAMA Network Open. Alongside Professors Aaron Chalfin (University of Pennsylvania) and Brandon del Pozo (Brown University), their paper “Overdose Prevention Centers, Crime, and Disorder in New York City” was published earlier this month. Their […]
    Posted on November 25, 2023
  • SPP Director Signs Letter of Support for Proposed OPM Rule
    On November 17th, School of Public Policy (SPP) Director Mohamad Alkadry signed a letter in support of civil service protections and a merit system for career federal employees. Alongside Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) colleagues and the Volcker Alliance, Mohamad was joined by more than 20 academics from across the country. […]
    Posted on November 21, 2023