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  • SPP Hiring for Visiting Assistant Professor
    The School of Public Policy (SPP) at the University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks to fill a one-year visiting position at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor starting in August 2024. The ideal candidate will have experience or be prepared to teach graduate-level courses in applied microeconomics, public economics/policy analysis, and quantitative methods. The School of […]
    Posted on July 1, 2024
  • SPP Adjuncts Make an Impact with Data
    Adjunct faculty Anne McIntyre-Lahner teaches “Program Development & Evaluation” and frequently conducts Public Service Executive Leadership Collaborative (PELSC) workshops on program evaluation and performance management. Anne is also the President of a performance management consulting firm called Action to Outcomes. Dr. Ron Schack teaches “Performance Accountability and Management” and “Advanced Quantitative Methods,” and is the Managing […]
    Posted on June 16, 2024
  • MPA Grad, Connecticut Nonprofit Leader Rallies for Change
    UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) Director of Nonprofit Outreach and Adjunct Professor David Garvey recently penned a piece about SPP alum Barry Simon. Check out Dave’s article below. Barry Simon, MPA ’92 serves as the President & CEO of Oak Hill and Board Chair of the Connecticut Community Nonprofit Alliance spoke to thousands of nonprofit practitioners at a Connecticut State House […]
    Posted on June 9, 2024
  • Reflecting on Seven Years of Leading the School of Public Policy
    In my last editorial column as School Director, it is my absolute pleasure to introduce our incoming School Director, Dr. Angela Eikenberry, to our public service community, students, alumni and non-UConn colleagues. Dr. Eikenberry will be the leader who takes the School of Public Policy (SPP) to the next level in terms of teaching, research, […]
    Posted on June 4, 2024
  • SRDA Student Joins AAPOR’s Executive Council
    Master of Arts in Survey Research and Data Analysis (SRDA) candidate Luis Tipan was recently named to the American Association for Public Opinion Research’s (AAPOR) Executive Council. He also serves as the Director of Statistical Weighting at SSRS.  Luis’s path to data and surveying is multifaceted, with the most valuable element being mentorship. While pursuing […]
    Posted on June 2, 2024
  • 3rd Emerging Leaders of Color Cohort Graduates in New Haven
    Earlier this month on May 8th, Cohort III of the Emerging Leaders of Color program graduated from their nonprofit training. The program was developed by the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven (CFGNH) and the School of Public Policy (SPP). SPP Director of Nonprofit Outreach and Adjunct Professor David Garvey co-lead the program with Cynthia […]
    Posted on May 29, 2024
  • 2024 MPA Fellows Academic Excellence Awardee: Kereema McDonald
    Full Name: Kereema McDonald Title and Organization: Associate Rate Specialist, DEEP/PURA SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA Fellow, ‘24 Kereema McDonald, originally from Kingston, Jamaica, has called Connecticut home for the past 21 years. With a heart dedicated to helping those in need, she has found fulfillment in both her personal and professional pursuits. Kereema’s […]
    Posted on May 27, 2024
  • 2024 MPA Academic Excellence Awardee: Kellie Sartoris
    Full Name: Kellie Ann Sartoris Title and Organization: Academic Policy and Administration Intern, Office of the Provost, UConn SPP Degree and Graduation Year: MPA, ‘24 Kellie Sartoris received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science with a minor in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies from the University of Connecticut in 2023. As an undergraduate, she […]
    Posted on May 26, 2024