Our MPA program has been fully reaccredited by NASPAA (Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs and Administration) for seven years, as of July 2014. This reaccreditation affirms the quality of our program, our faculty and our students.
CONGRATULATIONS to Price Felker and Malbert Smith who won the Student Excellence Award. This is UNCG's highest academic honor for undergraduates!
CONGRATULATIONS to Melissa Midget, PSC Alumnus ('01), who won the 2014 Young Democrats of North Carolina Public Service Award!
The Summer 2015 MPA Graduates are: Rachael Burrello and Kevin Jacobs!
The Summer 2015 Nonprofit Management Certificate Graduates are: Tana Barnes, Rochelle Blakeney, Medina Jolly, Julie Ann Morrill, Casey Starkweather and Ashley Watkins!
The Summer 2015 Urban and Economic Development Certificate Graduate is: Ryan Byers!
CONGRATULATIONS to all of you!!!
Students can complete the entire program of 15 credits online within one year, or take some or all courses on campus. Financial Aid is an option. For the curriculum details and application information, go to www.uncg.edu/psc/mpa/nonprofitcert.html
Undergraduate Research Awards
Amarandi Barret is working with Professor Greg McAvoy on a research project entitled "The Role of Race and Income in Community Environmental Protection" Amarandi received an award of $1,500 from the Office of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Office to work on this project that focuses on a long-standing concern among scholars of environmental policy, the differential impact that environmental risks pose to those living in communities with a high percent of racial minorities or those living in poverty.
Sean Norton has received the Globally Engaged Undergraduate Research and Creativity Award. Sean Norton and faculty mentor Dr. Crowther are currently working on a project titled “Caught Between: Transnistria’s Separatist Conflict the Regional Context.” This project will evaluate the shift in the Transnistrian separatist conflict that has occurred as a consequence of the current crisis in Russian-Ukrainian relations. Transnistria a non-recognized separatist region bordering Ukraine to the east and the Republic of Moldova to the west. It emerged as a consequence of the break-up of the USSR.