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Welcome Yoichiro Tsuzuki, MPA's Visiting Faculty Member

Yoichiro Tsuzuki

The MPA program is excited to have Yoichiro Tsuzuki join the MPA program as a visiting faculty member for the 2019 - 2020 academic year.

Yoichiro graduated with a Master of Business Administration in Accounting from Kobe University of Commerce (now University of Hyogo) in 2003. He began his teaching career as a lecturer in 2007 and was promoted to his current position of Associate Professor at University of Hyogo in 2010. Yoichiro teaches Governmental Accounting and his research interest is in applying business accounting theory in the governmental field. 

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Meet Dhara Katz, MPA's new Program Assistant!

Dhara Katz, MPA Program Assistant

Dhara Katz is our new MPA Program Assistant. She started her position early August 2019. Dhara will be in the MPA program office to assist you Wednesdays through Fridays at the Evergreen Olympia campus. She earned her B.A. from Evergreen in 1994 with a focus on Multicultural American History and she has held two professional positions at Evergreen since then. Dhara was the Program Coordinator for the Washington Center, Curriculum for the Bioregion and most recently provided administrative support to the President’s Assistant in the President’s Office.

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MPA Summer Institute Explores Innovation in the Public Sector

MPA Summer Institute

Every year, Evergreen's Master of Public Administration (MPA) program invites stakeholders and alumni to a Summer Institute to share their thoughts on what the public sector currently needs from our graduates. This year, the general discussion revolved around the question, “What new innovations will drive public service in the future?” The institute occurred August 2, 2019. 

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MPA Class of 2019 Graduates!

hooding 2019

On Friday, June 14, 2019, 47 Master of Public Administration (MPA) students participated in our annual hooding ceremony. The hooding ceremony is a symbolic tradition that welcomes students into academia. This year, we had over 400 guests attend the ceremony to see their loved one participate. Jade Hudek and Jeremy Mohn were the class speakers and spoke of grit, resilience, and friendship that they have gained throughout their time in the MPA program. After the class speaker speeches, each guest was hooded by a faculty member along with a family member or friend.

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2019 Capstone Presentation Program

MPA capstone presenter

The 2019 MPA Capstone presentations will be Thursday June 6 from 6-10pm and Saturday June 8 from 9 am to 4 pm. Both sessions will be in Purce Hall Room 4.

Thursday, June 6 – 6pm-10pm

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