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Rutgers SPAA Ranked 6th Nationally Based on Student Feedback

A new ranking of the Top 25 Public Administration Graduate Programs by GradutePrograms.com lists SPAA as 6th nationally!

Public Performance Measurement and Reporting (PPMRN) Conference Attracts Record Number of Attendees

Over 200 individuals attended the 8th Annual Public Performance Measurement and Reporting Conference in person and online held Septmber 18, 2015 at Rutgers Unversity-Newark. The conference focused on “Moving from Measurement to Improvement: How City, State, Federal and Nonprofit Agencies Succeed.” Keynote speakers were Robert D. Behn... read more

Faculty Search in Public Administration and Public Management (Full-Time and Adjunct)

RU-N Debate Team Claims Victory at the Baby Jo Memorial Debate Tournament

By Ferlanda Fox Nixon

The Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N) debate team starts the 2015-16 season ranked number one in the country among more than 75 collegiate policy debate programs after its victory at the Baby Jo Memorial Debate Tournament. On a 2-1 decision during the final round against a team from the... read more

Rutgers SPAA is First U.S. School to Receive International Accreditation for Public Administration Programs

Rutgers University-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) is the first U.S. school to earn full international accreditation from The International Commission on Accreditation of Public Administration Education and Training Programs (ICAPA). The accreditation covers Rutgers SPAA’s doctoral, master of public... read more

DEADLINE EXTENDED: Rutgers SPAA Social Justice Challenge

Applications are being accepted until October 16, 2015 for the Social Justice Challenge (SJC), a student competition initiative organized by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark. Through the initiative, students will have the opportunity to generate ideas for innovative... read more

Rutgers Arts and Public Administration Programs to Host First Ever Creative Placemaking Knowledge Exchange

(NEWARK, NJ) — The Rutgers University-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) will be hosting the Creative Placemaking Knowledge Exchange on Friday, June 26 from 8:30 to 4 pm. This conference will bring together scholars, students and funders involved in creative placemaking, a new field that integrates arts and... read more

SPAA Student, Once Imprisoned, Urges Community Involvement

Terrell Blount, student in Rutgers University-Newark's School of Public Affairs and Administration, forged his goal of higher education during five years in prison.

See below for his perspectives.

Courtesy: http://www.njartsnews.org - whose mission is to increase the breadth and... read more

Former U.S. Surgeon General to Address the Rutgers Council on Public and International Affairs

Rear Admiral Kenneth Moritsugu, MD, MPH, former Surgeon General of the United States, will address the Rutgers Council on Public and International Affairs, a student-run nonpartisan organization sponsored by the School of Public Affairs and Administration.

SPAA Dean and Board of Governors Distinguished Professor Marc... read more

Norma Riccucci is Named Rutgers Board of Governors Professor of Public Administration

Norma Riccucci, School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark (RU-N), has been named to the highest academic rank at Rutgers: Board of Governors Professor. The announcement was made April 2 by the Board of Governors.

Riccucci’s distinguished career spans more than three decades. She is... read more

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