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Author: joshrose

This week’s blog post looks at the MPA degree in the context of emergency management and shares the perspective of Max Dixon, a current MPA student. One of the most crucial responsibilities of the public sector is emergency management: preparing and responding to disasters. The recent devastating effects of hurricanes in the southeast remind us …

Author: Cara Robinson

The last two weeks of work have given me an opportunity to step off campus and go out to different areas of the country to see the Carolina MPA in action.  I visited Atlanta and D.C. for Happy Hour Hubs where we invite our alumni out for an evening together to network with each other …

Author: joshrose

Hello! My name is Josh Rosenstein and I am a second year MPA student at the UNC School of Government. I’m excited to share my student experience with you, as well as to explore all the cool and amazing things that people are doing out in the real world with an MPA degree. In my …

Author: Cara Robinson

MPA Professor Leisha DeHart-Davis has been elected as a Fellow of the prestigious National Academy of Public Administration.  Leisha is one of 41 new Fellows elected in 2018 for their exemplary contributions to the field of public administration.  This is a wonderful and well-deserved honor for one of our best.  Come to find out, she …

Author: Cara Robinson

From time to time, we will be featuring alumni and students in our program.  Mostly so you can hear about what people do with an MPA and what gets them ticking with regards to public service and public administration.  Here is our first! Stephanie came into the program passionate about public service and specifically affordable …

Author: Cara Robinson

I sat in on a recent session with Professor Kim Nelson talking about what it takes to be a successful graduate student in our MPA program at UNC.  I took some notes and decided to turn it into a blog post because I know there are many people out there wondering what graduate school and …

Author: Cara Robinson

This day has been coming for a while!  It kept creeping up on us here at UNC, as we were finalizing new fall admissions for both our on-campus and online formats, and we were busy registering our returning students, taking our vacations, and working hard to prep for the academic year amid the quietness of …

Author: Ashley Kazouh

This week will mark the last week of my full-time intern status at Communities in Schools, but I am not saying goodbye just yet. As a dual degree student I will still be working with the organization to complete the … Continued

Author: fielykm

Well my internship is quickly coming to an end here at Wolf Trap and it is bittersweet to say the least. Coworkers and friends keep asking me “Are you excited to go back to school?” and my response has been … Continued

Author: Laura May

Well, my internship has ended! It has been a wonderful learning experience! In my time with the Guilford County Resource and Referral Center, I spent a lot of time working hand-in-hand with nonprofits helping them to build their capacity, develop … Continued

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