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2014 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony

2014 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony

Pi 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...
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Business continuity careers: An alumni interview

Business continuity careers: An alumni interview

By Salomon Alcocer Guajardo, PhD. Associate Professor Business 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...
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MPA Graduate Profile: Rajinder Kaur

MPA Graduate Profile: Rajinder Kaur

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

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

By Marie Toure, MPA Student 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:...
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Professor Marilyn Rubin Lectures in Azerbaijan

Professor Marilyn Rubin Lectures in Azerbaijan

MPA 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

John Jay Attendees Celebrate 75th Anniversary of ASPA

By Professor Marilyn Rubin 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

John Jay and Rutgers Introduce Nesta M. Gallas Award

By Professor Marilyn Rubin 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...
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MPA Students Debate Policy at ASPA Conference

MPA Students Debate Policy at ASPA Conference

 By Shanelle Rodrigues, MPA Student  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...
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Reactions to the ASPA Conference

Reactions to the ASPA Conference

By Crystal Charles, MPA Student When you are a graduate  student, there will be times where you feel like you are growing and changing by the day because of what you’re learning in class. Everyday my mind opens more and considers new possibilities. But attending a conference, such as the national ASPA (American Society...
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“The Art of the Watchdog” Released

“The Art of the Watchdog” Released

By Natalie Wenzler, MPA Student Daniel Feldman of the Department of Public Management recently released The Art of the Watchdog: Fighting Fraud, Waste, Abuse, and Corruption Government, January 2014 with his co-author David Eichenthal. Click “Read More” to find out more about Professor Feldman’s new book. 
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