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Info Session-- SPA Graduate Programs
Info Session-- SPA Graduate Programs
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This program brings together experts on several aspects of food policy (or its absence), including differential access to nutritious food by neighborhood, the role of business in promoting healthful eating habits, and the impact of nutritional problems on children’s development. Moderated by Seamus McKiernan, blog editor at The Huffington Post. Event Details
Professor Martha Stark will participate in the Pre-Election Conference organized by the Citizens Budget Commission on "The Most Important Economic and Fiscal Decisions Facing the Next Mayor", which brings together prominent government and civic leaders to discuss New York City's fiscal outlook and examine important issues facing the next mayor.
Congratulations to Dr. Stan Altman who was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of Unison Arts Center, the nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching cultural life and community in NY’s Mid-Hudson Valley.
The School of Public Affairs is proud to serve as the platinum sponsor for the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM) 2013 Annual Conference. For more information on APPAM, click here.
Baruch College Survey Research and the Center for Nonprofit Strategy and Management conducted a survey of the organizations involved in recovery efforts after hurricane sandy. The research was highlighted in Crain's New York Business. Full Article
SPA congratulates our new faculty Il Hwan Chung. His dissertation, titled Education Finance Reform, School Choice, and Residential Sorting received NASPAA Disertation Award. More on NASPAA
Congratulations to Dr. Shoshanna Sofaer who was elected to serve on the Board of Directors of AcademyHealth, the leading national organization in the field of health services and health policy research.
Congratulations to SPA students and alumni who have received offers to join Governor Cuomo’s administration as Excelsior Service Fellows. This program, now in its inaugural year, was designed “to attract talented graduates from colleges, universities, professional and law schools from across New York and the country who are called to public service.”
Distinguished Lecturer Michael Seltzer was elected to the board of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York (NPCC). NPCC is the voice and information source for New York nonprofits. It represents some 1,500 member nonprofit 501 (c) (3) organizations throughout New York City, Long Island, and Westchester. Michael Seltzer's Faculty Page
MPA Graduate Becomes the Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics
School of Public Affairs congratulates MPA alumna Alejandra Seja on her appointment as the Director of the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Official Announcement
Dr. Stan Altman was awarded a grant from the Shelley and Donald Rubin Foundation to conduct a study on undergraduate education. More Info
Alyssa Alicino, undergraduate student at SPA, received highly competitive internship at the White house for the spring 2013 semester. More Info
SPA Professor Robert Smith's article on undocumented children was published in the National Journal. Read the Article
Professors John Goering and Shoshanna Sofaer were inducted as Fellows of the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA), the first Baruch faculty members to achieve that distinction. For more information, please click here
The Center for Educational Leadership promotes research, training and development, testing and spread of effective practices in order to continually improve student success. For more information, please click here
Congratulations to Professor Hector Cordero-Guzman for being elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Association for Research on Nonprofits and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) More Information about ARNOVA
Commissioner of Immigrant Affairs and alumna of the XMPA program, Fatima Shama, appeared on NY1 to discuss the new immigration policy. More info
BSPA major and a recent SPA graduate Yelky Perez was featured in WNYC News discussing deferred action program for undocumented immigrants. More info