The UNC MPA alumni community extends to every corner of North Carolina, all 50 states, and 13 countries outside the United States.

Stay informed through the UNC MPA bi-annual newsletter, IMPACT, which highlights program news and recognizes the accomplishments of our alumni, students, faculty, and staff. Read our most recent issues of IMPACT below.

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‘Regardless of a student or alumnus’s location, our goal is to be one of the most robust and enthusiastic alumni organizations in the world by helping to create a sustainable vision for intentional and genuine connectivity for all members of our community’

– Jennifer Fox Class of ’19 and Former President of the Alumni Board

Meet our Alumni

Our community of distinguished leaders is made up of more than 1,500 active alumni. Their regular interaction with students, faculty, and one another is an important part of what makes our program special.

Alumni Directory

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Alumni Spotlight

Hallee Haygood Class of 2021

Budget AnalystWake County“Carolina’s MPA prepared me for the workplace in a way that you can’t find anywhere else.”

  • Local
  • Finance and Budgeting

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Dylan Russell

Executive DirectorLead For North Carolina, UNC School of Government“The UNC MPA Program gave me the tools, network, and skills we needed to co-create and launch Lead for North Carolina. This is where I first studied the silver tsunami and human capital pipeline concerns in public management.”

  • Local
  • State
  • Non Profit
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • General Leadership

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Christina Bice Class of 2023

Project ManagerWake Forest University Human Resources“The MPA program teaches you about inter-sector relationships, systems, and encourages you to “ask the second question” to reach real solutions.”

  • Non Profit
  • Human Resources

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Alumni News

June 27, 2024

The UNC Master of Public Administration program aims to help mold the next generation of public…

April 09, 2024

The UNC School of Government is proud to share the continued success of its Master of Public…

December 13, 2023

Hogan Medlin has been a current student in the UNC MPA program since 2021.  As he gears up to…

Ways for Alumni to Connect

UNC MPA offers myriad opportunities for graduates to stay involved after graduation and continue to benefit from the program. These include networking events, mentoring opportunities, Alumni Association participation, and access to a pipeline of highly qualified students available for internships and employment.

Ways to Engage

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What are UNC MPA Alumni Doing?

Our alumni serve in many capacities across the field of public administration. They are leading local governments, providing recommendations in public health crises, managing economic development initiatives, implementing public policy, and preparing their communities for the challenges that lie ahead. Use our interactive alumni search tool to learn more.

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