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Incoming MPA Student Spends Summer Interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor

This summer, incoming Master of Public Administration (MPA) student and former Fast-Track John Kelly (MPA ‘22) is interning in the Office of Lieutenant Governor Bysiewicz. In this position he assists in various tasks, including handling constituent outreach and helping draft citations. Through this internship with the Lieutenant Governor, John has learned a great deal about the […]

36 Hours Can Make An Impact

UConn Gives kicked off at 7am this morning and for a 36 hour period the Department of Public Policy (DPP) is all paws in to raise money and make an impact on our amazing students. DPP alumni are working all across the country to impact their communities, and many of them are serving our local […]

Upcoming Undergraduate Coursework with the DPP (Fall and Summer 2021)

Course registration for summer and fall 2021 is now underway. Below is a recap of upcoming offerings with the Department of Public Policy (DPP). Summer 2021 PP 1001 Introduction to Public Policy (Instructor: Simonsen) Public policy history and institutions, government administration and systems, policy analysis, contemporary policy issues, polling and influences on policy making. CA […]

DPP Alum Raises Funds for The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp In Support of Fellow Alum

On Friday, February 12, The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp was devastated by a fire that destroyed many of the camp’s buildings. Since 1988, the camp has provided medically-supervised camps and programs free of charge to children with serious illnesses and their families throughout the Northeast. News of the fire broke on Saturday morning […]

Why Do You Love The DPP?

This week to celebrate Valentine’s Day we asked members of the Department of Public Policy (DPP) community about why they love the DPP. Below are just a few of their responses! Alex Thomas (Current Student and GAPPS-ICMA Treasurer): I love the DPP because of the faculty and staff’s never-ending desire to see the students succeed! […]