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City and university partner to hold housing crisis forum

It’s no secret that housing prices have increased in Statesboro, but what factors have led to this? On November 2nd, the Georgia Southern student chapter of the International City-County Managers Association (ICMA) hosted an Affordable Housing Crisis Forum at the Carroll Building on the Statesboro campus to discuss this issue. “As part of the program, […]

MPA Online Executive Track

In January 2023, we will be welcoming our first cohort of students to the MPA Executive Track – and YOU can be part of it!  The MPA Executive Track has been specifically designed to meet the educational demands of current public, nonprofit, and military professionals.  Moreover, it has been developed to work with your schedule. […]

Community garden idea readies MPA students for career, earns first place in policy competition

Four Georgia Southern University students used the concept of a community garden to enhance their public administration education and win first place in the University of Georgia’s Georgia Students for Public Administration 2022 Policy Competition.  For the competition, Master of Public Administration (MPA) students Jennifer Morgan, Melinda Roell, Ikeoluwa Akanmu and William Golden were tasked […]

Two Georgia Southern faculty appointed to editorial board of new interdisciplinary focused international journal

Patsy Kraeger, Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Department of Public and Nonprofit Studies at Georgia Southern University has been named the founding special issues editor of Local Development and Society, a new refereed journal being launched by the Community Development Society International and Taylor and Francis Publications. An editorial board of international scholars and […]

The Grad Post Fall 2019, Student Spotlight, Ashley Thornton

Master of Public Administration What drew you to Georgia Southern for your graduate studies? I came to Georgia Southern for my undergrad…and just never left! I began working here as a student employee in Eagle Dining Services’ Catering Department and worked my way up to a full-time position after graduation. After a couple years, I […]