Sat, April 18, 2015

PADP In 60 Seconds

  • Whitford Elected to NAPA

    Congratulations to Professor Andrew Whitford for being elected as a National Academy of Public Administration Fellow.  He joins Professor Rainey and Professor O’Toole in this distinguished group.  NAPA Fellows are selected in recognition of a lifelong contribution to the public service and is one of the highest national honors for public servants, researchers and lecturers.  The National Academy of Public Administration is a non-partisan organization chartered by the US Congress in 1965 to improve the practice of public management by recognizing excellence in the public service and by conducting management studies and technical assistance for all levels of government.

  • 2014 MPA Socialization

    2014 Socialization kicked off on Monday, August 11th. It was the first of a three-day orientation to the MPA program as well as to UGA and the Athens communities. About 60 new and returning students attended socialization this year. Students attend two days of seminars and participate in a service project on the third day. Welcome incoming class of 2014!

  • 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).

Student News

SPIA Honors Student Awarded James Madison Graduate Fellowship

Apr 2015 Megan Ernst, a fourth-year SPIA Honors student and Foundation Fellow from Atlanta, has been awarded a 2015 James Madison Graduate Fellowship.

Student News

PhD students attend GSU/UGA Joint Doctoral Student Research Event

Apr 2015 Public Administration and Policy PhD students in their first through third years joined PhD students at Georgia State University for a "GSU/UGA Joint Doctoral Student Research Event." The event was hosted by the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies on Friday, April 3, 2015. UGA PhD students, Courtney Yarbrough, Mikhail Ivonchyk, Megan LePere-Schloop, Seong Kang, Shannon Jackson, and Julie Meehan all presented papers at the event.

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Up Close

  • Greer, Robert

    Assistant Professor

    Robert A. Greer, Assistant Professor (Ph.D., University of Kentucky 2013), specializes in public budgeting and finance. His research focuses on state and local government debt, issues of fiscal federalism, and applied econometrics....

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    Kang, Seong Cheol

    Major: Public Management

    Seong is currently a Ph.D. student in public administration. His areas of research include organizational change and development, local government management, and rulemaking processes....

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    Arrowood, Austin

    Major: Generalist

    My name is Austin Arrowood and I am an MPA student at the University of Georgia....

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  • Burton, Bridgette

    Major: Nonprofit Administration and Higher Education

    Bridgette is a young arts leader with hopes to continue a career in arts administration and seeks to find experiences that will enhance her growth and enable her to spread arts education across the world...

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    Finch, Ashley

    Major: Public Policy/Local Government Administration

    Ashley Finch received her B.A. in History and Women’s Studies from the University of Georgia in May 2013. After falling in love with the Athens community, she decided to spend a year interning for a local nonprofit and working for the university before returning to UGA to pursue a Master of Public...

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Events

PADP Calendar
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Apr 27

Final date for the receipt by the Graduate School

5:00 pm

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May 8

Spring 2015 Graduate Commencement

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May 8

Spring 2015 SPIA Convocation

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Jun 12

Deadline for graduate students to submit an application for August 2015 graduation

5:00 pm

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Jun 12

Deadline for submitting applications for admission to candidacy for August 2015 graduation

5:00 pm

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Jun 19

Deadline for doctoral students to submit information for August 2015 Commencement program

5:00 pm

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Dec 18

Fall 2015 Graduate Commencement