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Leadership in the Public Sector

May 1, 2023

NC State Online Grad Inspired to Pursue Career in Higher Education

Community college student, wife, mom and full-time employee succeeds in NC State’s Leadership in the Public Sector online bachelor’s degree-completion program. She will graduate in May of 2023 at the in-person commencement ceremony. 

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 2, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams. 

Apr 21, 2022

Retired Veteran’s College Dream Becomes A Reality Online

Veteran finds ideal online Leadership in the Public Sector (LPS) program with needed support to help him succeed in completing his B.A. degree. 

Jan 11, 2021

Leadership in the Public Sector Recognized for Excellence in Assessment

LPS program recognized for its commitment to improving student learning through data-informed decision-making. 

wolf statue on NC State's campus

Nov 19, 2020

Leadership in the Public Sector Graduates Forge New Career Paths

Hear how three Leadership in the Public Sector graduates are using their degrees to turn their passions into successful careers. 

Jan 11, 2018

Online Leadership in the Public Sector Program Moves Up in National Rankings

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector program jumped 32 spots in U.S. News and World Report's national ranking of online degree programs. 

Apr 28, 2017

‘Making Online Learning the Best It Can Be’

Since her online teaching journey began in 2003, NC State professor Amanda Edwards has learned a great deal about what students want and expect from both online and face-to-face courses. In addition to being a teaching associate professor of political science in the School of Public and International Affairs, Edwards directs the Leadership in the Public Sector online bachelor’s degree program. 

Jan 17, 2017

Army Sergeant Earns NC State LPS Degree Online While Serving His Country

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector degree program was the perfect fit for Sgt. First Class Jason Davidson, who oversees the day-to-day operations and training of nearly 40 paratroopers at Fort Bragg. 

Mar 21, 2016

Army Vet, LPS Student Lands Legislative Fellowship

After serving in the United States Army for eight years, Daniel Snedden trained his sights on completing his undergraduate degree. NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector program is enabling him to do just that. Through a legislative fellowship, Snedden is spending the semester in Washington, D.C., where he will present his research to members of North Carolina's congressional delegation about the impact of budget sequestration on military readiness. 

Jan 23, 2012

Nontraditional Student Juggles Work, School to Earn Degree

Paul Kelley recently earned his B.A. in Leadership in the Public Sector. During his time as an undergraduate, he was selected as one of the students of the month by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. In this Q&A, he talked about his experiences at NC State.