2014 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony

May 23, 2014

34522_131426553556144_3374290_nPi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for public administration. With over 160 chapters in numerous countries, PAA is renowned around the world.  John Jay College has had a chapter on campus for over two decades, and each year inducts the best and brightest of its current Masters of Public Administration students into Pi Alpha Alpha. Membership in PAA not only enhances the resumes of those who graduate as members, but also provides access to networking and other benefits. 

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Business continuity careers: An alumni interview

May 23, 2014

By Salomon Alcocer Guajardo, PhD. Associate Professor

05-20-14 MPA Newsletter Kim CBusiness continuity and emergency response plans contain policies and procedures for organizations to follow and to maintain operations immediately after experiencing a catastrophic event. Organizations hire business continuity and emergency response experts to assist in developing and implementing emergency response plans. Marriott International, Inc. recently hired Kimberly Cunningham, a 2013 graduate of John Jay’s MPA program, to assist the company with its Business Continuity Program.

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MPA Graduate Profile: Rajinder Kaur

May 23, 2014

Rajinder (1)This spring, John Jay will graduate the MPA Class of 2014. Profiled here is one student, Rajinder Kaur, who will be graduating next week with a concentration in Human Resources Management.

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2014 Rita Mae Kelly Distinguished Research Award – Dr. Maria D’Agostino

May 15, 2014

By Marie Toure, MPA Studentlogoswpasmall

On Monday March 17, 2014, Professor Maria J. D’Agostino of the Department of Public Administration and Public Management was the 2014 recipient of the Rita Mae Kelly Distinguished Research Award along with her co-editor, Helisse Levine of Long Island University, for their recent publication entitled “Women and Public Administration: Theory and Practice.”
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Professor Marilyn Rubin Lectures in Azerbaijan

May 15, 2014

DSC_2672MPA Director Prof. Marilyn Rubin (in middle of second row) was invited to give several lectures in a seminar on government budgeting under the auspices of the Azerbaijan Academy of Public Administration (APA) in Baku, Azerbaijan and the East West Management Institute.
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John Jay Attendees Celebrate 75th Anniversary of ASPA

May 15, 2014

By Professor Marilyn Rubin IMG_5745 (1)

The Gala Dinner attended by more than 500 conference attendees was a most memorable event of the celebration of ASPA’s 75th anniversary.  Befitting the 75th, diamonds were the theme with all guest receiving a “diamond” as a remembrance of the evening. Click “Read More” to learn more about the gala event. 
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John Jay and Rutgers Introduce Nesta M. Gallas Award

May 15, 2014

By Professor Marilyn RubinIMG_5761 (1)

John Jay College and Rutgers University co-sponsored a reception at the ASPA conference to announce the establishment of the Nesta M. Gallas Award for Exemplary Professionalism in the Public Service. Dr. Gallas was a consummate professional and path breaker. She was the first woman to serve as ASPA’s National President and the first woman to serve as a Dean at John Jay College. She was an international expert in public administration and an academic leader who complemented  theoretical observations with experiential insights. The purpose of the Award is to continue to advance the core values that Nesta M. Gallas elegantly exemplified.

MPA Students Debate Policy at ASPA Conference

May 15, 2014

 By Shanelle Rodrigues, MPA StudentDSC05135

 An undergraduate and a graduate student against two PhD students equals one phenomenal student policy debate at the American Society of Public Administration (ASPA) conference. Our very own John Jay students, Camisha Dyce and James Williams participated in one of the many seminars given at the ASPA Conference. This seminar was a debate where 12 students were paired up into two teams, one for and one against debating current policy issues in the United States. Read More »

We’re #2 in National MPA Ranking!

May 23, 2014

GraduateProgramsTop10According to graduateprograms.com, a  student-based rate-and-review website for graduate programs,  John Jay’s MPA programs have been ranked #2 among MPA Public Policy Programs and #14 among Public Administration MPA programs. The rankings are based on reviews by students enrolled in the programs. In both rankings, JJCCJ was the only CUNY MPA program listed in the top 25.

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Spring 2014 MPAQE Results

May 22, 2014

The following are the MPAQE results for Spring 2014.
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MPA Workshops Summer 2014

May 21, 2014

The Summer 2014 MPA Workshop schedule and sign-up link is presented here.
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JJCCJ Barnes & Noble Closing

May 21, 2014

Please be advised that after many years of partnering with Barnes & Noble (B&N), the college’s relationship with B&N is ending effective June 30, 2014.
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June Writing Workshop Schedule

May 19, 2014

This is the June 2014 Public Management Writing Workshop Schedule in the Writing Center, Room 1.120 NB. Workshops start Monday, June 9 and end Thursday, June 30.  Students MUST sign up for workshops in advance either in person (Room 1.68 NB) or by phone (212-237-8569) and must arrive to the workshops on time.
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Schedule for Returning Textbooks

April 26, 2014

The spring semester schedule to return your borrowed textbooks and (or) iPads begins April 23 and runs until May 14, 2014. Textbooks will be borrowed and returned at room 3509N, in the North Hall building on the 3rd floor.

Click here for the schedule and rules.
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Career Service Events Updated

April 24, 2014

Please take a look at our upcoming Career Services events, located at the link below. This page is updated frequently to reflect newly announced events, so be sure to check back later!

http://mpa.jjconline.net/career-service-events/

Join Women In Public Service Workshop, May 7th

April 24, 2014

1982048_532813496836215_401108188_nWed, May 7

6:30 – 8 PM

Faculty Dining Hall, New Building (2nd Flr)

899 10th Ave

Click “Read More” to hear about the goals of Women in Public Service, and the featured panelists in the May 7 workshop.

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