Fri, July 25, 2014

PADP In 60 Seconds

  • 14th Seoul Case Study

    Students from the Department of Public Administration and Policy recently returned from their trip to Seoul as part as a special topics course. The week-long trip capped off a semester of learning about city management and urban governance. During the trip, students were given the opportunity to further understand  policy management and reforms undertaken by the Seoul Metropolitan Government. In addition to UGA, other participating schools included Rutgers University, Central Michigan University, and the University of Sheffield (UK).

  • 2014-15 GSPA Officers Announced

    The Georgia Students for Public Administration announced officers for the 2014-15 academic year. Fellow GSPA members voted on the officers. The executive board is as follows: Emily Zier, President; Cameron Goershel, Vice President; Michelle LeBlanc, Social Development Chair; Sam Perren, Professional Development Chair; Shelby Devine, Treasurer; and Sarah Sheehan, Academic Development Chair. Congratulations to the newly elected officers.

Research News

UGA Ranks First in International Study for Scholarship in Public Administration Research

Jul 2014 When it comes to scholarly activity, the University of Georgia’s Department of Public Administration and Policy has a long history of success. In a recent study from the Journal of Public Affairs Education, the faculty of the public administration program within the School of Public and International Affairs placed number one for international scholarly output based on quality and productivity.

Faculty News

Dr. Whitford Becomes Editor for the Journal of Public Policy

Jun 2014 Dr. Andrew Whitford, a professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, has joined the Journal of Public Policy (JPP) as Editor. The JPP is the oldest international journal focusing on the policy process as a whole. The journal applies social science theories and concepts to significant political, economic, and social issues and to the ways in which public policies are made. It is affiliated with Cambridge University Press and soon will be headquartered at NYU Wagner.

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UGA Ranks First in International Study for Scholarship in Public Administration Research

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  • Jul 2014

Hood: Georgia is One of Few States With Primary Runoff Balloting

  • Department of Political Science
  • Jul 2014

The Dirksen Congressional Center awards Grant to Madonna

Up Close

  • Ionno, Linnea

    Major: Higher Education and Nonprofit Management

    My name is Linnea Ionno and I am currently pursuing a Master of Public Administration at the University of Georgia with specializations in nonprofit management and higher education administration....

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    Hutson, Amanda

    Major: Nonprofit Administration

    Brunjes, Benjamin M.

    Major: Public Management

    Ben is a Ph.D. student interested in public management. He is currently conducting research on representative bureaucracy, collaborative management, and contracting out for services. Over the long-term, he hopes to further the knowledge of the implications of the “hollow state” and build a...

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  • O’Toole, Laurence J.

    Golembiewski Professor of Public Administration and Distinguished Research Professor

    Laurence J. O’Toole, Jr. is the Margaret Hughes and Robert T. Golembiewski Professor of Public Administration and also Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy at the University of Georgia....

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    Ying,  Yan

    Major: Public Administration

    Yan Ying, an enthusiastic and optimistic Chinese student who is interested in interpreting western experience to China. He is always on the road of pursuing truth and happiness....

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    Share, Amy R.

    Major: Nonprofit Administration

    Amy is a Miami, FL native and currently a full time graduate student at the University of Georgia pursuing a Master of Public Administration with a concentration in Nonprofit Administration. She hopes to gain more knowledge and experience working in the nonprofit sector....

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Events

PADP Calendar
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Jul 29

Thru Session Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Thru Session classes end.

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Jul 30

Short Session 2 Classes End

Sponsor: University of Georgia

5:00 pm

Short Session 2 Classes End

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Aug 1

Commencement

Sponsor: University of Georgia

Commencement

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Aug 29

Deadline for Dec 2014 graduate students to submit program of study forms to the Graduate School

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting program of study forms to the Graduate School for graduation in December 2014. An approved Advisory Committee form for Master of Arts, Master of Science, and all doctoral Candidates must be on file by this date.

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Aug 29

Deadline for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2014 Graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for graduate students to submit an Application for Graduation for December 2014 Graduation.

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Oct 1

Deadline for submitting applications for admission to candidacy for Dec 2014 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting applications for admission to candidacy to the Graduate School for doctoral candidates who plan to graduate in December 2014. If you were not admitted to candidacy prior to June 13, 2014, you must register for 10 hours Fall 2014.

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Oct 16

Deadline for submitting requests for transfer of credit for Dec 2014 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting requests for transfer of credit, with accompanying transcripts, to the Graduate School for students graduating in December 2014.

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Oct 24

Deadline for doctoral students to submit information for December 2014 Commencement program

5:00 pm

Final date for doctoral students to submit information for Commencement program for December 2014 graduation

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Nov 10

Deadline for submitting thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2012 graduation

5:00 pm

Final date for submitting one complete copy of a thesis or dissertation for a format check for December 2014 graduation.

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Dec 1

Final date for the receipts by the Graduate School

5:00 pm

Final date for the receipts by the Graduate School