A Message from Public Administration Chair Dr. Jeffrey Diebold
We hope you take a few minutes to explore our latest PA newsletter. When you see all that’s been going on in the department—you’ll be glad you did! Let’s kick things off with a few notes from the PA chair Dr. Jeffrey Diebold.
Public Administration 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. Find out more about what the Alumni Society has been up to the past year!
Meet Our MPA Scholarship Award Winners
Congratulations to our MPA Alumni Scholarship Award winners, Caryle Wittek and Gregory Pawluk! Thanks to the generosity of the PA Alumni Society scholarship endowment, we were able to offer two scholarships this year: the Pre-Service Award and the In-Service Award. Click below to read about our excellent award winners this year!
MPA Faculty Spotlight: Amanda Stewart
Dr. Stewart’s research centers on nonprofit organizations, including leadership continuity, career development, and organizational capacity. Read to learn about her current research projects, the 2020 RGK-ARNOVA President’s Award she received, and what she enjoys to do outside of work.
MPA Student Spotlight: Madison Kirshner
Check out our full interview with Madison to find out why she chose NC State’s MPA program, and what she has learned so far.
MPA Alumni Spotlight: Debbie Woodbury
See our full interview with Debbie to learn how her MPA helped her develop a successful career in public service.
MIS Offers Professional Development Workshops
We offer several professional development opportunities for Master of International Studies students throughout the year. Here's a list of several upcoming and past events.
MIS Student Becky Cibulskis Receives Peace Award
Master of International Studies student Becky Cibulskis has been named a recipient of Avi Schaefer’s 2019 Seek Peace and Pursue It Award.
From Paraguay to Kinston
Spending the summer in a small community in eastern North Carolina might not be every graduate student’s dream. But for MIS student Fatima Morys Barrios, a summer internship in Kinston through NC State’s Rural Works! program was not just rewarding; it changed her outlook on her career goals.
Reporting for (Hurricane) Duty: Student Directs NC County’s Emergency Communications
For NC State student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home.