Jessica Smith

Former Student Cabinet President
 
 

Caitlin Rice

GSPIA MPIA/SIS
 
 

Camille Gockowski

MID '14
 
 

Lindsey Anderson

Visiting Senior Lecturer
 
 

Jonathan Russell

MPIA '14
 
 

Sam Adcock

Senior VP, Government Relations, EADS North America
 
 

Beth Rossman

VP, Government Relations, Honeywell International
 
 

Xiaotang Huang

MPIA '12
 
 

Eamonn Berry

MPIA '14
 
 

Adame Frances

Former Student Cabinet Vice President
 
 

Kevin Kearns

Professor Kevin Kearns
 
 

Rebecca Young

MID '14
 

Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
3911 Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh main campus, Pittsburgh PA 15236

Thinking about applying to GSPIA? Join us for an information session to learn more about the application process and to find the academic program that is right for you. Current GSPIA students, admissions counselors, and career counselors will be available to answer your questions, introduce you to GSPIA’s degree offerings, and offer the inside scoop on what the admissions committee hopes to see in successful applicants. Financial aid and career options will be covered. This is an ideal session for anyone considering a PhD, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public & International Affairs, Master of International Development, or Master of Public Policy & Management. 

The session will be held on GSPIA’s campus in 3911 Posvar Hall. If you would like to attend, please register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N2ZWWKC 

If you have any questions, please contact GSPIA at 412-648-7640 or gspia@pitt.edu


Saturday, January 6, 2018
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: 3911 Posvar Hall, 230 South Bouquet Street, University of Pittsburgh main campus, Pittsburgh PA 15236

Thinking about applying to GSPIA? Join us for an information session to learn more about the application process and to find the academic program that is right for you. Current GSPIA students, admissions counselors, and career counselors will be available to answer your questions, introduce you to GSPIA’s degree offerings, and offer the inside scoop on what the admissions committee hopes to see in successful applicants. Financial aid and career options will be covered. This is an ideal session for anyone considering a PhD, Master of Public Administration, Master of Public & International Affairs, Master of International Development, or Master of Public Policy & Management. 

The session will be held on GSPIA’s campus in 3911 Posvar Hall. If you would like to attend, please register here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N2ZWWKC 

If you have any questions, please contact GSPIA at 412-648-7640 or gspia@pitt.edu

Recent News

November 15, 2017

The Johnson Institute recently honored Fagan Harris, the founder and CEO of Baltimore Corps, with its Emerging Leader Award.  The Emerging Leader Award is granted annually and recognizes the accomplishments of people who, relatively early in their professional careers, have demonstrated exceptional leadership qualities and high promise of future accomplishments. This year’s recipient Fagan Harris is an incredibly compassionate, innovative emerging leader who seeks to address the multifaceted challenges that faced his home town.  

November 10, 2017

In a signing ceremony on the 40th floor of the Cathedral of Learning, GSPIA Dean John Keeler and Sarah Poole, Deputy Assistant Administrator and Deputy Director, UNDP, signed a memorandum of understanding between the University of Pittsburgh and the United Nations Development Programme. The agreement establishes the Gender Inequality Research Lab (GIRL) at Pitt, a new interdisciplinary research forum for scholars and practitioners to collaborate on policy-relevant research on gender inequality. 

November 03, 2017

In a world struggling with alternative facts, environmental journalists gathered to discuss how best to report environmental issues at the Society for Environmental Journalists (SEJ) annual conference in downtown Pittsburgh on October 6.  During one panel discussion, designed to allow journalists the opportunity to ask questions to expert panelists, Dr. Shanti Gamper-Rabindran brilliantly flipped the script by asking journalists to consider their decision-making process when reporting research and alternative facts. As she asked: 

November 03, 2017

Tonight, Pittsburgh Magazine will honor GSPIA alumna Mila Sanina (MPIA ’10) for her outstanding contributions to the Pittsburgh area with its “40 Under 40” award. Sanina is currently the executive director of PublicSource, a nonpartisan, public focused news outlet. She previously worked for PBS, CNN, and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Sanina recently reflected on her career path and the impact that GSPIA has had on her career.

October 30, 2017

The Congress of Neighboring Communities has released its 2016-2017 Annual Report. The report highlights CONNECT’s latest strategic priorities for the organization, as well as policy work CONNECT members have undertaken over the past year including infrastructure coordination, public health and the opioid epidemic, and transportation. As CONNECT’s network continues to grow stronger, its policy work advances through cross-boundary strategies in the City of Pittsburgh and surrounding municipalities. For the full CONNECT Annual Report, click here.

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