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MPA students see a local need and rally

Food bank

Did you know that 1 in 4 college students skip meals and go hungry because they lack the resources to buy enough food?1[i] Yes, student hunger is real, including here in our Evergreen community.

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Interview with Tavares Terry- Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Administrator DSHS

Terry Tavares interview

 

Interview with Tavares J. Terry, MPA 2016                                               

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MPA Faculty Member Meghan Doughty Attends APPAM Conference

Picture of DC

Hello! My name is Meghan Doughty and I am a new faculty member with the MPA program this year. I recently attended the Association for Public Policy and Management’s (APPAM) Annual Fall Research Conference on November 8-10, 2018 in Washington, DC. The theme of the conference was Evidence for Action: Encouraging Innovation and Improvement.

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Interview with Alicia LeDuc

Alicia LeDuc interview

The importance of equity and citizen engagement in the field is a topic we first year MPA students are studying.  In the case of one particular MPA graduate, I learned how she was addressing this very issue.

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MPA Women Making Waves at Return to Evergreen

Return to Evergreen Women Making Waves

I recently attended Return to Evergreen on October 20 - 21, a weekend event where alumni, current students, and community members gathered for a variety of workshops, talks and social activities. As a part of this event, the Women Making Waves panel included two graduates from the Master of Public Administration program, including panel organizer and moderator Diana Arens (‘93, MPA ‘15), and Malika Lamont (‘15). As a current MPA student, it was fascinating to hear about current work of program graduates.

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