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  • Celebrating the Class of 2022
    On May 9th, UConn’s School of Public Policy (SPP) celebrated 102 graduates at the Bushnell Performing Arts Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Our graduates included 7 Survey Research (MASR), 19 Public Policy (MPP) and 76 Public Administration (MPA) candidates. The night’s festivities also included an awards ceremony that showcased additional members of our community. The evening began with […]
    Posted on May 22, 2022
  • 2022 MASR Academic Excellence Award: Rebecca Conto
    The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]
    Posted on May 21, 2022
  • 2022 Alumni Impact Award Winner: Kelly McElwain, MPP
    2022 Alumni Impact Awards: Recognizes School of Public Policy (SPP) alumni (MPA, MPA Fellows, MPP and MASR) at any stage in their career who have made a significant recent contribution to their field. Nominees may work in any sector; public, private, or nonprofit. Examples may include but are not limited to driving a meaningful program outcome, […]
    Posted on May 20, 2022
  • 2022 MPA Fellows Academic Excellence Award: Kathleen Holgerson
    The UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) is pleased to announce the recipients of our academic excellence awards. These prestigious awards are given annually to a student or students who are graduating from the Master of Public Administration (MPA), Master of Public Administration – Executive Track (MPA Fellows), Master of Public Policy (MPP), and Master […]
    Posted on May 19, 2022
  • 2022 Alumni Impact Award Winner: Yahaira Escribano, MPA
    2022 Alumni Impact Awards: Recognizes School of Public Policy (SPP) alumni (MPA, MPA Fellows, MPP and MASR) at any stage in their career who have made a significant recent contribution to their field. Nominees may work in any sector; public, private, or nonprofit. Examples may include but are not limited to driving a meaningful program outcome, […]
    Posted on May 18, 2022
  • 2022 Faculty Excellence Awards: Ruodan Zhang and Anne McIntyre-Lahner
    Ruodan Zhang, Assistant Professor Ruodan Zhang is Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut. Her primary research interests are nonprofit management and volunteerism. Specifically, her broader research agenda centers on why citizens participate and persist in public affairs, and the corresponding roles of public and nonprofit organizations. She is […]
    Posted on May 17, 2022
  • 2022 The Morton J. Tenzer Fellowship Fund: Kaleigh Pitcher
    This award is given to an incoming student with undergraduate academic excellence and the potential to succeed in the program. The fellowship was established in 1993, the year Professor Morton Tenzer retired from the University of Connecticut. It is intended to be used to assist in recruiting high-quality in-state and out-of-state students. Professor Morton J. […]
    Posted on May 16, 2022
  • 2022 Albert G. Ilg Fellowship in Local Government Award: Jon M. Trister and Kylee A. Dostie
    The Albert G. Ilg Fellowship in Local Government award is given to an MPA student who demonstrates interest in local government and public sector service. Awards (“Fellowships”) will defray living or academic related expenses. The award was established in 1998 to honor the distinguished service of Al Ilg as the Town Manager of Windsor for […]
    Posted on May 15, 2022