Mar 8, 2019

MPA Scholarship Winners

Congratulations to our 2018 MPA Alumni Scholarship Award winners! Thanks to the generosity of the PA Alumni Society scholarship endowment, we were able to offer two scholarships this year to Mr. Levin Jones, and Mr. Adrian Day. These students are […]

Mar 6, 2019

A Message from the Public Administration Chair

Friends, I encourage you to take a few minutes to explore our latest newsletter—when you see all that’s been going on in the department—your department—I know you’ll be glad you did! Let me kick things off with a few notes […]

Mar 6, 2019

Public Administration Faculty Spotlight, Dr. Jason Coupet

Jason’s research specializes in organizational economics and efficiency in the public and nonprofit sector. His recent publications in Nonprofit Management & Leadership and Applied Economics have refined the tools used to measure efficiency in the public and nonprofit sector. Jason […]

Mar 6, 2019

MPA Program Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The MPA program celebrated its 50th anniversary on April 13, 2018 at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Since our humble beginnings with the first graduating class of one, we have now graduated over 1,380 students. Our most senior alumni who […]

Mar 6, 2019

MPA 2018 Alumni Luncheon

The MPA Alumni Society hosted their annual Alumni Society Luncheon on October 12, 2018. This year’s program was entitled “Building a New Rural Community,” and featured Dan Gerlach, President of the Golden Leaf Foundation, as the guest speaker.  Alumni, faculty, […]

Mar 6, 2019

PA Alumni Society Update

Thank you to all of our alumni and others who have supported the work this year of the department and the PA Alumni Society! This year has been one of celebration and success on several fronts. In the past year, the […]

Jan 20, 2019

MPA Student Spotlight – Daisy Mills

Daisy Mills is completing here second year in the Masters of Public Administration program. See below for our full interview with Daisy to find out why she chose the NCSU MPA program, and what she has learned so far!  What […]

Jan 18, 2019  |  MPA Alumni Spotlight - Amber Smith

MPA Alumni Spotlight – Amber Smith

Amber Smith graduated from NC State’s MPA program in 2012. She is the founder and executive director of Activate Good, a nonprofit that connects people to local volunteer opportunities. See below for our full interview with Amber to see how her MPA  degree has influenced her career!

Nov 18, 2018  |  MPA Alumni Spotlight - Debra Bryant

MPA Alumni Spotlight – Debra Bryant

Debra Bryant completed the MPA program in 1980. She currently owns a federal government affairs consulting firm. See our full interview with Debra to learn how her MPA helped her develop a successful career in public service! What is your […]

Nov 9, 2017

Public Administration Alumni Society Hosts Luncheon and Discuss Nonprofits

The Public Administration Alumni Society hosted a luncheon discussing the changing nonprofit landscape, engaging faculty, students, and alumni from the triangle area.