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Paarth Mehta Named MPA Alum of the Year 2022

Paarth Mehta Named MPA Alum of the Year 2022
   November 21, 2022

At the 2022 Student-Alumni Conference, Paarth Mehta was named the 2022 MPA Alum of the Year.  Paarth (MPA ‘14) is a Senior Budget and Management Analyst at Wake County in Raleigh, NC.  He has previously worked at Catawba County, Cabarrus County, and Mecklenburg County.

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Nonprofit and Voluntary Quarterly

Nonprofit and Voluntary Quarterly
   July 15, 2022

Joanne Carman and Jaclyn Piatak are the new co-editors of the nonprofit journal: Nonprofit and Voluntary (NVS) Quarterly, the official journal of the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations...

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NCCCMA Winter Conference 2022

   February 10, 2022
MPA Students past and present attending the NCCCMA Winter Seminar annual Gerald G. Fox MPA program breakfast February 3rd, 2022.
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2021 Albert & Gladys Coates Scholarship

   February 10, 2022
Jake Weist, MPA student, received the 2021 Albert & Gladys Coates Scholarship: This scholarship...

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Laura Antanaitis Receives Kline Award

Laura Antanaitis Receives Kline Award
   September 24, 2021

Congratulations alumna Laura Antanaitis who received the Kline Award for Best Student MPA paper this morning at the Southeastern Conference on Public Administration. Laura wrote the paper in her capstone course taught by Dr. Joanne Carman. The paper "Equity in Family and Medical Leave: A Response to COVID-19" was also...

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Dr. Joanne Carman Wins Bonnie Cone Civic Engagement Award!

   April 22, 2021
MPA faculty member Dr. Joanne Carman was  recognized at the UNCC Provost's Award Reception on April 15 for being awarded the Bonnie E. Cone Professorship in Civic Engagement!  This prestigious award recognizes the many years of outstanding engaged scholarship conducted by Dr. Carman for the benefit of...

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Talking Policy in the Queen City

   February 24, 2021

READINESS AND RESILIENCE: CULTURAL PREPAREDNESS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

Brock Long, former FEMA Administrator, provided a stimulating talk on emergency management policy in the U.S. on February 24, moderated by MPA alum Kevin Staley!  The talk was viewed livestream by students, faculty and practitioners nationwide.  Current MPA and Certificate students who wish...

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MPA Alum of the Year Named Newsmaker by Charlotte Business Journal

   January 26, 2021
From Inside UNC Charlotte News and Features:

 

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Dr. Suzanne Leland receives the Harshini V. De Selva Award

   February 20, 2020

Dr. Suzanne Leland presents American Cities and the Politics of Party Conventions as part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Personally Speaking series.  From the CLAS Personally Speaking website…”American Cities examines decisions by contemporary American cities such as Charlotte to bid on and host one of the quadrennial major political party conventions. ...

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MPA Alums and Students at the NCLGBA Conference

   February 6, 2020

A record number of MPA alumni and students attended the winter conference of the North Carolina Local Government Business Association Conference in Asheville on
December 11-13.  The program was pleased to sponsor the attendance of MPA students Darius Miller and Sarahanne Smith through the Gerald G. Fox Endowment Fund.

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