Alumni

Jan 31, 2019

Diversity in Law Enforcement: 5 Questions With Raleigh’s Chief of Police

Raleigh police chief and Master of Public Administration alumna Cassandra Deck-Brown says diversity and community engagement are keys to effective policing.

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 […]

Sep 26, 2018

Alum’s Sign Campaign Conveys a Powerful Message

Alumna Amber Smith helped create a new sign campaign that urges us to "Do Good. Be Kind. Change the World."

Dec 12, 2017

Year in Review: Our Top Stories of 2017

It's been a busy year for the college. Take a look back at some of our top stories of 2017.

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.

Aug 7, 2017

James Whittaker (MPA ’85)

Alumnus James Whittaker explains how his Master of Public Administration degree allowed him to branch out to more challenging and satisfying endeavors.

Aug 7, 2017

Tracy Dixon (MPA ’04, MNR ’04)

Alumna Tracy Dixon discusses how her dual-degree exploration allowed her to weave sustainability into the fabric of NC State.

Feb 22, 2017

Celebrating the Extraordinary: Honoring Our Scholarship Recipients, Donors

Humanities and Social Sciences scholarship recipients got to meet the donors who make their awards possible at the college's annual luncheon honoring both groups on Feb. 16.

Aug 15, 2016

Alumna Balances Environment with Economic Development at TVA

Navigating the mires of federal bureaucracy and the mountains and valleys of the southeastern United States is all in a day’s work for alumna Brenda Brickhouse, vice president of environment and energy policy at the TVA, or Tennessee Valley Authority.