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What’s Next for Kentucky Schools?

Dr. Zimmer, the Martin School Director and a leading expert on education policy, participated in a panel discussion. The Gatton School has posted a video online of the event. The panel discusses school choice, vouchers, and charter schools.

Alumna Leads Diversity and Strategic Enrollment Initiatives

Natalie Gibson (MPA '98) serves as the System Director of Cultural Diversity for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System.

PhD Student Receives Dissertation Paper Award

Congrulations to Lauren Guo, who received an award for her dissertation in San Fransisco from the Western Social Science Association earlier this month! Her winning paper is titled, "Conduit Bond Financing of Local Governments: Perspective from the U.S. and China."

Data Scientist by Day, Podcast Host by Night

While many of our graduates go on to careers in government, Robert Kahne (MPP ‘11) illustrates that the calling to serve the public good takes many forms. 

A Passion for Municipal Budgeting & Finance

We visit with alumna Lauren Kesselring (MPA ’16) to learn more about her work for the City of San Antonio.

Recent Graduate Leads Congressman’s Constituent Economic Development Services

Alyshia Powell (MPA '16) works with local officials and constituents as they seek out federal funding for community projects as the Director of Economic Development for Congressman Andy Barr. Congressman Barr represents the Sixth District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Alumna Keeps Local Government Accountable

When we think of auditors, what often comes to mind are financial sleuths on the lookout for fraudulent behavior. As an Internal Auditor for the City of Convington, Jenna Skop (MPA ‘13) has a slightly different mission.

Where Are They Now?

This April, we are celebrating our alumni community.

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MPA Alumna Leads Development for Local Special Olympics Chapter

Angela Holman graduated in 2013 with her MPA and resides in Ohio. She currently works as the Director of Marketing and Fundraising for Special Olympics Hamilton County.

Spring Speaker Announced

The Martin School is thrilled to be sponsoring this event with the Patterson School.