Mon, July 28, 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.

Student News

Yan Ying Admitted to UGA Emerging Leaders Program

Jul 2014 MPA student, Yan Ying was admitted into the 2014 Emerging Leaders Program which is an invited leadership workshop held and sponsored by the University of Georgia Graduate School. The program gives students the opportunity to learn from experts as well as fellow graduate students. It seeks to provide students with the professional development and leadership skills they will need when entering the workplace. Yan is entering his second year of the MPA program, is interning for Action Ministries, and will be serving as a graduate assistant for the International Center of the Carl Vinson Institute of Government.

Student News

PhD Student presents for ACC Police Department

Jul 2014 PhD student, Megan LePere-Schloop recently delivered presentation entitled "Recommendations on Performance Appraisals to the Athens-Clarke County Police Department" to the leadership at the ACC Police Department. The presentation was based on a report that Megan wrote and developed with Professors Brian Williams and Rob Christensen. Chief Lumpkin presented a challenge coin to Megan and her co-authors in recognitions of a job well done. The project's purpose is to assist the ACCPD in better understanding how performance appraisals might be modified and better leveraged to improve personnel processes.

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

Up Close

  • Christensen, Robert K.

    Associate Professor

    Dr. Christensen is passionate about public service. He studies public and nonprofit organizations and personnel--including courts and judges--to advance public service research, education, and practice....

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    LePere-Schloop, Megan

    Major: Public and Nonprofit Management

    Megan LePere-Schloop is a PhD student at The University of Georgia in the School of Public and International Affair’s Department of Public Administration and Policy. A native of Detroit, Michigan, LePere-Schloop’s research interest’s include public and non-profit management with a focus on...

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    Williams, Brian N.

    Associate Professor

    Brian N. Williams is an Associate Professor of Public Administration & Policy in the School of Public & International Affairs at The University of Georgia, after previous faculty appointments at Florida State University and Vanderbilt University....

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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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    Coots, Audrey

    I am a part-time MPA student at UGA Gwinnett and a full-time state employee with aspirations of working in health policy and government affairs. ...

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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