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Mosharraf Zaidi (MPA '01) is the Founder and Campaign Director of Alif Ailaan, a Pakistani alliance for education reform led by a communications campaign. The World Economic Forum recognized Zaidi as a 2014 Young Global Leader.
SPA congratulates the MPA graduate, Allison Sesso, who was appointed as the Executive Director of the Human Services Council (HSC). The organization represents thousands of not-for-profit organizations in New York and advocates for the needs of the human services sector.
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Robert Walsh is joining the School of Public Affairs as a Distinguished lecturer. He will teach "Building Cities: Markets and Government" and "Urban Economic Development". Prior to joining SPA, Walsh served as the Commissioner of the NYC Department of Small Business Services. More Info
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." More Info
John Liu joins SPA as an adjunct faculty and will teach a course in financial management. Liu previously served as the NYC Comptroller and as a City Council member representing parts of Queens. More Info
Maria Angelica Martinez, the President of the Food Matters Student Club and an MPA candidate shares her success story at the School of Public Affairs with the "We Are Dreamers" project. Read the Article
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.
School of Public Affairs Lecturer and Baruch alumna Joyce Sullivan teaches communication courses at SPA focusing on building social media skills. Full Article
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.