MPA student Jon Cheek and his classmates are learning to bridge the military/civilian leadership divide, thanks to a new course taught by faculty member Charles Szypszak.
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In a blog post for the Harvard Law and Policy Review, faculty member Maureen Berner proposes innovative ideas for reframing food insecurity as an economic development issue.
Faculty member Kimberly Nelson has been appointed to the editorial board for Public Administration Review, a journal dedicated to the theory and practice in public administration. She will serve for a three-year term.
Allison Hawkins is a first-year MPA student with a passion for public service. Her father, Transylvania County Commissioner Mike Hawkins, says his committment to service began with the birth of his daughter. They've learned a lot from each other.
Once again, the Carolina MPA program has ranked among the top 25 programs in the country according to US News and World Report’s 2017 Best Graduate School Rankings. The program's ranking in the public affairs category improved in some of its areas of expertise including city management (5th), public management administration (16th), and public finance and budgeting (17th). The program is also ranked 15th in the area of environmental policy and management.
Save the date for the Carolina MPA 50th Anniversary Alumni Celebation on March 31, 2017 in Chapel Hill. We'll have a great half-day that will include an educational event, the Deil S. Wright Lecture, networking time with students, and a celebratory anniversary dinner! Details are being finalized now.