MPA Newsletter - July 2019

M.P.A. Program Honors Graduates, Alumni and Faculty at Annual Ceremony


The department celebrated the accomplishments of 40 graduates at the Pi Alpha Alpha Awards and Hooding Ceremony in May. Along with the graduates, the ceremony recognized faculty members and alumni for extraordinary achievements. Read more ⇨

Golf Event and Dinner Aug. 15 - Register Today!


Register now for the 2019 NIU M.P.A. Golf Play Day! Join us Thursday, Aug. 15, at the beautiful Bartlett Hills Golf Club. Registration is at 10 a.m. with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. Tickets for this scramble golf outing are $135 per person and include 18 holes of golf, cart, lunch prior to golf, buffet dinner including raffle and silent auction. Register today ⇨

Don't golf? Join your fellow alumni and friends for dinner, raffle and auction starting at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are just $35 and include a beer tasting, raffles, silent auction and a gift! Register today ⇨

2019 M.P.A. Alumni and Friends ICMA Conference Dinner

ICMA Conference Dinner

Please join us for the 2019 NIU M.P.A. Alumni and Friends Dinner at the ICMA Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The buffet dinner will be held on Monday, Oct. 21, at BB Kings Blues Club. The cost is $50 per person. Don't forget to sponsor a student for the dinner. Register today ⇨

NIU #4 Ranked M.P.A. now Available Online!

Are mid-level managers in your organization looking to move up? Mid-career managers can start graduate level course work with the Online Certificate of Public Management for Local Government or the Online M.P.A. They will belong to an online learning community of peers who are facing similar issues managing local government. There’s still time to enroll for the fall semester! Read more ⇨

USC is researching the skills gap for M.P.A. and M.P.P. graduates. They are asking alumni to complete a survey. There are 12 questions and the survey takes approximately 10 minutes to complete. Click here to complete the survey.


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