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Congratulations to Daniela Cediel on being selected as a White House Intern for this summer semester!

Dissertation Defense Announcements:

Sustainable Public Pension System for Florida Local Governments: Financial Solvency, Paradigm Switch and Interperiod Equity by Yongqing Cong.

Major Professor: Dr. Howard A. Frank.

May 12, 2014 at 10:00am in PCA 254 at MMC.

Apply now for the 6th cohort of the NASPAA accredited FIU Executive MPA by Oct 1st, 2017. Starting in Jan.2018, the EMPA is an accelerated program that allows you to graduate in just 16 months and features Saturday only classes. Conveniently located at the brand new FIU I-75 location in Miramar. Be a part of a dynamic cohort of accomplished professionals and take your career to the next level.

In response to the growing disparity in income and prosperity among Miami-Dade County residents, FIU’s Metropolitan Center and Citi Community Development launched a “Prosperity Agenda for Miami-Dade,” a groundbreaking research-based community action plan that identifies specific wealth-building strategies to improve economic opportunity and self-sufficiency.

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** Congratulations to Cristina Rodriguez-Acosta for being nominated to be recognized at Commencement for her outstanding academic and personal achievements.

The Seoul Case Study Program gives MPA students an opportunity to become immersed in an international study abroad environment that examines Public Administration. This year’s session was the 19th Seoul Case Study Program and was from March 26th through April 2nd, 2016.

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Jacksonville State University (JSU) recently hired its first Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX coordinator. Jai A. Ingraham, FIU MPA graduate, was selected for his experience in creating student diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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MPA students Crystal Lean and Harold Silva competed with more than 300 students from around the world at eight regional sites for NASPAA's Second Annual Student Simulation Competition on Global Climate Change.

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The Association of Government Accounts (AGA) presented Alfredo Riverol with the Distinguished Local Government Leadership National Award at its Annual National Leadership Conference in Washington D.C.

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Congratulations to Sebawit on the acceptance of her article "A Systematic Review of the Gender Pay Gap and Factors That Predict It" in Administration and Society. This journal is consistently ranked among the top in our field, and this publication will undoubtedly have an impact on Sebawit's future job prospects.

Section for Women in Public Administration (SWPA) awarded Andrea Headley a 2016 Conference Assistance Scholarship to attend the ASPA Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington

N. Emel Ganapati's work with Nepal earthquake research

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