Alumni Update: One Year Later

           Sarah Fichera completed the MPA program at the College of Charleston in May of 2017 and currently resides in the Charleston area. Her current position is Director of Grants Management at the Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center in Summerville. Upon entering the program, Sarah knew she wanted to work for a…

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Student Spotlight: Rebecca Hopkins

Public administrators are often called to action amid emergent and disastrous circumstances. In the example of the Mother Emanuel AME Church shooting, assessing the network of response can become a tool for future development. Rebecca Hopkins, College of Charleston MPA student, recently completed a Capstone Seminar built on her interest of cross-sectoral partnerships. This Student…

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Student Spotlight: The Gap Between Research & Administration

Last semester, eight MPA students completed a Capstone Seminar. The Capstone requirement provides an opportunity for students to apply skills developed throughout the program to a research project of interest. Our Student Spotlight features a retrospective look at Concurrent MPA/MES student Lucy Davis’ journey through the MPA program and her interesting research on bottlenose dolphins…

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Student Spotlight: Intercultural Dialogue

In December, the Graduate School Blog featured Emma Cregg, Master of Public Administration and Versailles Fellowship student, and her experience as an educator and researcher in Paris, France. Recently, Emma has accepted a position at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as the Intercultural Dialogue Section Intern. We have caught up with Emma…

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