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Current MPA student becomes Evergreen's new Director for Government Relations

Jeremy Mohn new Director for Government Relations

Jeremy Mohn, current MPA student, starts this week as Evergreen's New Director of Government Relations. Jeremy has experience in the state legislature, recently working as the executive assistant to Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson.

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Student receives merit scholarship from the Scottish Rite Foundation

Sarah Holdener

Current student Sarah Holdener received a merit scholarship from the Scottish Rite Foundation of Washington. Sarah is the second MPA student to receive this scholarship. 

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Hyogo Delegation Visit with MPA Student Takaaki Shinohara

Hyogo Delegation

July 27, 2018 marked the 55th anniversary of the Hyogo-Washington Friendship Agreement, which encourages closer ties through cultural and educational programs. The same day marked the 39th anniversary of the Evergreen-University of Hyogo Partnership, and the 21 year Evergreen-Hyogo Prefectural Agreement. MPA Doreen Swetkis and current MPA student Takaaki Shinohara joined the Delegation during their visit to Evergreen. 

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Evergreen Alumna Hired to Lead Communications Strategy at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

MPA alumna Linda Isakson

Linda Isakson recently joined the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s communications team. Isakson—a 2017 graduate of Evergreen’s Master of Public Administration graduate program—will serve as a communications partner and strategist for PNNL, particularly focused on amplifying the Lab’s achievements in biology and in the environmental and molecular sciences.

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MPA student accepts teaching position at Inner Mongolia University

Inner Mongolia

Congratulations to MPA student Jason Zimmerman! 

Jason answered a posting on our MPA Program’s LinkedIn jobs page, applied, and was selected by St. Martin’s University to teach English at the Inner Mongolia University in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia, China. Jason is developing a three-week curriculum focused on conversational English for approximately 100 business students. Larry Seaquist (adjunct faculty in MPA and former WA State Representative) will join Jason for the last week. 

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