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Upcoming Admissions Events

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NonProfit Management and the MPA: A UNC MPA Special Topics Webinar - August 17th 7pm EST 

Description: Let's talk about the MPA in the field of nonprofit management.  We will host a panel with current students and alum to talk about their journey in finding their career path, how the MPA supports their career goals, and what their experience has been in the program.  conversation will include: 

  • How the MPA helps to support a career in nonprofit management
  • The opportunities afforded by the UNC MPA
  • Career outcomes and job placement rates
  • Application process and financial aid

 Panelists include:

  • Kimberly Monroe, MPA Alum, Program Manager, Community Engagement, Duke University Health System
  • Bob Herleth, MPA Alum, Retired Vice-President, Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Claire Kern, MPA Current Student, Intern at The Ascend Fund, Panorama
  • Adam Myers, MPA Current Student, Program Coordinator, Church World Service

This panel will be facilitated by Cara Robinson, Director of Admissions.

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MPA General Information Session (Oncampus Format) - August 30th 7pm EST

Description: Learn more about the oncampus format of the MPA program at UNC.  We will cover things like who this degree is for, the curriculum and concentration options, student experience, and career outcomes.  This event will be held online via zoom.

Current Students will include:

Topics of Conversation will include: 

  • What is the MPA and how it compares to other graduate degrees?
  • Why our current studentsand chose the MPA program at UNC and how it has helped shape their careers.
  • Career outcomes and job placement rates 
  • Application process and financial aid.

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Military Service and the MPA: A UNC MPA Special Topics Webinar - September 14th at 7pm EST via Zoom

We invite you to attend our special webinar highlighting some of our military affiliated students and alumni.  Hear more about their backgrounds, their career goals, and why they chose the MPA program at UNC.  We will also talk about our online and oncampus formats and how they support our military students while in the program.  

This is a great webinar to attend if you are interested in learning more about:

  • Careers paths and goals of our military affiliated students and alumni
  • How the MPA differs from other degrees
  • Program support and network as it pertains to our military affiliated students

Panelists will include:

  • Mary Beth Spoehr - 2nd year MPA Oncampus Student, Former US Army Intelligence Planning Officer
  • Michael Simms - 2nd year MPA Oncampus Student, US Army Commander
  • Gregory Waugh - 1st year MPA Online Student, Coast Guard Helipcoptor Instructor Pilot
  • Julia Farinas - 2nd year MPA Online Student, US Army Chief Client Services

The panel will be facilitated by Cara Robinson, Director of Admissions.  

The session will be held via Zoom.  Link to zoom room will be provided upon registration.