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Sep 12, 2023

Political Science Alumna Finds Career in Social Work

Political science alumna Liz Single has a career in oncology social work. Single discusses her career path and the benefits of having a degree in political science as a social worker. 

Jun 8, 2023

Living the Values of Service

Alycia Thornton (MPA '23) received the 2023 Block Award for outstanding public service. 

Jun 7, 2023

Another Day in the White House

Meet political science alumnus Andrew Bates, deputy press secretary at the White House. 

Apr 21, 2023

MPA Alumni Spotlight: Rayvon Walker and Jack Ahern

Alumni Rayvon Walker and Jack Ahern share their experiences in the MPA program. 

Apr 20, 2023

Join the Public Administration Alumni Society

PA Alumni Society member Toy Beeninga shares leadership team updates as well as an invitation to join the society. 

Jun 23, 2021

Master of International Studies Launches Professional Development Series

Graduate students get a head start on career planning and forge alumni connections in the process. 

May 24, 2021

Department of Public Administration Celebrates Recent Ph.D. Graduates

Public Administration celebrates its recent Ph.D. graduates and notable program successes despite global pandemic. 

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May 17, 2021

Retired CIA Intelligence Officer Patrick Weninger Charts His Career Path

NC State alumnus Patrick Weninger shares how he parlayed his political science major into a career with the CIA. 

Jan 18, 2019

MPA Alumni Spotlight – Amber Smith

Amber Smith graduated from NC State’s MPA program in 2012. She is the founder and executive director of Activate Good, a nonprofit that connects people to local volunteer opportunities. See below for our full interview with Amber to see how her MPA  degree has influenced her career! 

Nov 18, 2018

MPA Alumni Spotlight – Debra Bryant

Debra Bryant completed the MPA program in 1980. She currently owns a federal government affairs consulting firm. See our full interview with Debra to learn how her MPA helped her develop a successful career in public service! What is your current position? What do you enjoy most about your current position? What do you find…