MPA News

  • November 2015 -- David Kersey (UNF-MPA student), Executive Director of the Military Museum of North Florida, interviewed (link). 
  • October 2015 -- JFRD firefighter Robin Gainey (UNF-MPA alum) writes on "Fire Service Incident Command System (link).
  • August 2015 -- Brian Corrigan (UNF-MPA student) awarded Jesse B. Smith Memorial Scholarship (link).
  • August 2015 -- Dr. George Candler published “‘Assimilação crítica’ and research on the periphery,” in Cadernos EBAPE.BR (link).
  • June 2015 – Dr. Nick Seabrook interviewed on WJCT First Coast Connect, on upcoming Supreme Court decisions (link).
  • May 2015 – Tony Davis (UNF-MPA alum) named Director of Military Services for Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office (link). 
  • April 2015 – Aline Bailey awarded 2015-16 Graduate Scholarship (link).
  • March 2015 – Sarah Campbell (UNF-MPA student) awarded FCCMA B. Harold Farmer Scholarship, see page 5 (link).
  • February 2015 – Dr. Mike Binder interviewed on opinion polling for the upcoming Mayoral election (link).
  • January 2015 – JFRD Chief Martin Senterfitt featured (link).
  • Winter 2014 – USCG LtCdr Josh Rose (UNF-MPA alum) writes on cyber security (link).
  • November 2014 – Dr. Candler Brazilian research noted (link), publishes “The study of public administration in India, the Philippines, Canada and Australia: the universal struggle against epistemic colonization, and toward critical assimilation.” Revista de Administração Pública (link).
  • October 14 2014 – Dr. Dumont issues report on nonprofit social media strategies (link).
  • August 2014 – JFRD District Chief Robin Gainey (UNF-MPA alum) interviewed on house fire (link, from 1:30).
  • July 2014 – UNF-MPA re-accredited through 2020 (link).
  • July 2014 – Dave Austin (UNF-MPA alum) appointed Glynn County PW Director (link).
  • June 2014 – James Ludwig (UNF-MPA alum) appointed Chatfield College Director of Development (link).
  • March 2014 – Jim Overton (UNF-MPA alum) Announces Run for Mayor in Next Election (link).
  • October 2013 -- Kelly Mariotti (Nonprofit Graduate Certificate alum) appointed Executive Director of Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (link).
  • September 2013 – Dr. Mary Borg speaks on nonprofit program effectiveness (link).
  • August 2013 -- Dr. Georgette Dumont to Present Findings at Nonprofit Conference (link).
  • April 2013 – Greg Cole (Nonprofit Graduate Certificate alum) appointed Director of Development at Emmaus House, Atlanta (link).
  • April 2013 -- Nina Waters Nonprofit Leadership Endowed Scholarship announced (link).
  • Dec 2012 – Amy Kennedy (UNF-MPA alum) appointed Policy Adviser to New Hampshire Governor (link).
  • August 2012 – Clara White Mission Vice President of Operations Kevin Carrico (UNF-MPA student) completes National Leadership Initiative Institute (link).
  • July 2012 – St. John’s County Sheriff David Shoar (UNF-MPA) appointed to Florida Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission (link).
  • June 2012 -- New UNF-MPA public policy concentration announced (link).
  • Fall 2011 -- MPA alums fill critical roles in JFRD (link).
  • Dec 2011 – Martin Senterfitt (UNF-MPA alum) appointed JFRD Chief (link).
  • Feb 2011 – Ray Holley (UNF-MPA alum) welcomed to Jacksonville court (link).
  • May 2010 – St. Johns Riverkeeper Exercutive Director Jimmy Orth (UNF-MPA alum) interviewed on Gulf oil spill (link).
  • July 2008 – Martin Senterfitt (UNF-MPA alum) appointed JFRD Emergency Management Chief (link).
  • July 2008 – City of Largo Management Analyst Chas Jordan (UNF-MPA alum) interviewed on public service (link).
  • Oct 2007 -- New UNF Graduate Certificate in Nonprofit Management (link).
  • November 2006 – Brady Rigdon (UNF-MPA alum) appointed JFRD Chief of Operations (link).
  • February 2004 – Jimmy Orth (UNF-MPA alum) named St. Johns Riverkeeper Executive Director (link).
  • July 2003 – Shari Shuman (UNF-MPA alum), former COJ treasurer, hired as UNF Vice President of Administration and Finance (link).
  • May 2003 – St. Augustine Police Chief David Shoar (UNF-MPA alum) appointed to Florida state council (link).
  • October 2000 – Pioneering city administrator Lex Hester dies (link).
  • YouTube UNF-MPA graduation videos
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