Steve Criss Receives the 2019 David Walker Award
The David B. Walker Endowment Fund was established from generous donations by 1991 alumnus, Parashar Patel. It honors David B. Walker, who was the former director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations and a past Director of UConn’s MPA Program. He dedicated his career to mentoring and supporting future leaders to influence government and politics to improve the country. The award is given to a student who demonstrates outstanding commitment to serving the public in a volunteer capacity. You can learn more or donate to this award on our DPP Giving page.
Steve Criss, a graduating MPA student, is this year’s recipient. Steve currently works as a Marketing and Public Relations Administrator for the Office of University Communications at UConn.
Steve was presented this award at the annual DPP Awards and Pi Pi Alpha Honor Society Induction program on April 17, 2019.