Recorded Webinars & Information Sessions

Want to learn how to apply to and enroll in an online master’s degree program at the Carsey School? Interested in hearing from graduate students and Carsey alumni? Want to meet our program instructors and staff members and hear their stories? We’ve archived a variety of Academic webinars below for you to peruse. Learn about the Carsey School and its programs from alumni and current students who were once in your shoes, and from experts from across the University of New Hampshire and beyond who we collaborate with to deliver you an education equal parts hands-on learning and applied research.

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The Master in Community Development for Working Professionals: Student Interview

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program, is joined by MCD student Anne Lawson, CFA, an analyst with Aeris Insight. In her role, Anne is responsible for analyzing community development financial institutions (CDFI) loan funds. Michael and Anne discuss the cohort model component of the MCD program, as well as the experiential learning aspect of it.


Entering Public Service: Carsey's Master of Public Administration

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programming at the Carsey School, discusses the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree. He’s joined by Katherine Labrecque ‘19G, an AmeriCorps graduate and management analyst with the Town of Lexington, MA, to discuss how the MPA’s experiential opportunities prepared her for her role in municipal government.


Strategy & Communications: Carsey’s Master in Public Policy

Michael Ettlinger, Director of the Carsey School of Public Policy, is joined by Kristen Grimm, President of Spitfire Strategies and a Carsey School faculty member, for a discussion on the importance of strategy and communications within the world of policy analysis and development. Learn more about the Master in Public Policy program online!

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Archived Academic Info Sessions

UNH’s MPP, MCD, and GCHS Graduate Degrees

May 6, 2021

UNH Academic Directors Dan Bromberg from the Carsey School and Melinda Negron-Gonzales from the Global Conflict and Human Security (GCHS) program discuss Carsey's Master in Public Policy and online Master in Community Development programs and GCHS’s online Master of Science in Global Conflict and Human Security degree.

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The Master's Degree Programs at Carsey

Jan. 20, 2021

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs at the Carsey School, presents on Carsey’s three master’s degree programs – the Master in Public Policy (MPP), Master of Public Administration (MPA), and Master in Community Development (MCD) – and the unique aspects of each.

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Master's Degrees for Public Service Professionals

Nov. 10, 2020

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs at the Carsey School, provides an overview of Carsey’s three graduate degrees.

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Care Work, Public Policy, and COVID-19

Oct. 14, 2020

Carsey School lecturer Carolyn Arcand discusses her upcoming Spring 2021 course, Care Work, Public Policy, and COVID-19.

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Education for Changemakers Webinar

April 30, 2020

Dan Bromberg, the Carsey School’s Director of Academic Programs, and Robin Husslage, Academic Program Manager, discuss the school’s three master’s degrees: the MPP, MCD, and MPA in this 25-minute webinar.

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Academic Info Session: Strategy & Communications: Carsey’s Master in Public Policy

Oct. 27, 2021

Michael Ettlinger, Director of the Carsey School of Public Policy, is joined by Kristen Grimm, President of Spitfire Strategies and a Carsey School faculty member, for a discussion on the importance of strategy and communications within the world of policy analysis and development.

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The MPP: D.C. Colloquium, Internship Opportunities, and More!

May 11, 2021

Michael Ettlinger, Director of the Carsey School, and Dan Bromberg, Academic Director, discuss Carsey's Master in Public Policy program, including the origins of the program and unique experiential components of this public policy degree.

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The Accelerated Master’s Program with MPP Student Juliana Good

Nov. 14, 2020

Carsey School Director of Academic Programs Dan Bromberg interviews Juliana Good (they/them/theirs), a student in the Accelerated Master in Public Policy program, to discuss why Juliana chose the program and how it's preparing Juliana for a new career.

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Media Strategy and Skills with Mike Nikitas

Oct. 29, 2020

Emmy-nominated news anchor and television host Mike Nikitas joins Dan Bromberg for a talk about Mike’s Master in Public Policy course, Media Strategy and Skills, and about the decades of media experience Mike brings to Carsey’s classrooms.

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The Washington, D.C., Colloquium and Capstone Projects

Sept. 30, 2020

Carsey School Director Michael Ettlinger discusses the Master in Public Policy (MPP) program, including the Washington, D.C., Colloquium; the MPP capstone component; and upcoming Spring 2021 courses.

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Carsey’s MPP and MPA Programs & Accelerated Degree Options

April 9, 2020

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs at the Carsey School, sits down with Master in Public Policy (MPP) student Meriah Metzger to discuss the MPP and Master of Public Administration programs and the Accelerated student options.

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Entering Public Service: Carsey's Master of Public Administration

Nov. 3, 2021

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programming at the Carsey School, discusses the Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree. He’s joined by Katherine Labrecque ‘19G, an AmeriCorps graduate and management analyst with the Town of Lexington, MA, to discuss how the MPA’s experiential opportunities prepared her for her role in municipal government.

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The New Online MPA and Executive MPA Degrees from Carsey

Jan. 26, 2021

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs at the Carsey School, and Robin Husslage, Program Coordinator, discuss the new entirely online Master of Public Administration (MPA) and Executive MPA programs available Fall 2021.

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The MPA for Working Professionals with Alumni Sarah Dorner '14G

Jan. 30, 2020

Join Dan Bromberg, the Carsey School of Public Policy’s Director of Academic Programs, for a conversation with Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduate Sarah Dorner ‘14G, who serves as Associate Director of Admissions at UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law.

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The Master in Community Development for Working Professionals: Student Interview

Nov. 17, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program, is joined by MCD student Anne Lawson, CFA, an analyst with Aeris Insight. In her role, Anne is responsible for analyzing community development financial institutions (CDFI) loan funds. Michael and Anne discuss the cohort model component of the MCD program, as well as the experiential learning aspect of it.

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The MCD for Working Professionals: Alumni Interview with Jyothi Narayan '21G

Oct 6, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program, joined MCD alum Jyothi Narayan '21G to discuss this entirely online graduate degree. Jyothi serves as an independent consultant and financial analyst serving community development financial institutions (CDFI) and small nonprofits.

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The MCD for Working Professionals – Capstones & Online Learning

June 3, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program at the Carsey School of Public Policy, and Robin Husslage, Program Coordinator, discuss the MCD program, in particular the capstone projects and other experiential learning opportunities.

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The MCD – Application Process & Financial Aid

May 12, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program at the Carsey School of Public Policy, and Robin Husslage, Program Coordinator, discuss the MCD program, in particular applying to the degree and securing financial aid.

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The Online Master in Community Development for Working Professionals

March 31, 2021

Michael Swack, director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program at the Carsey School, and Robin Husslage, program manager, discuss the fully online MCD degree. Learn more about the degree program on the MCD webpage.

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The Master in Community Development with Yyokkia Lawson

March 4, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program at the Carsey School of Public Policy, interviews MCD student Yyokkia Lawson of Athens, Georgia. Lawson is the founder and operator of the nonprofit Institute for Housing, Health & Economic Development, Inc.

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The Master in Community Development with Kadry Furany

Jan. 29, 2021

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program at the Carsey School of Public Policy, interviews MCD student Kadry Furany, Vice President of International Operations with CARE Canada, to discuss the MCD graduate program, why Furany selected it, and what his experience has been like to date.

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Student Feature with MCD Student Janie Bright

Dec. 3, 2020

Master in Community Development (MCD) student Janie Bright (Class of 2021) discusses the MCD program, why she chose it, and how it fits with her career goals. Janie serves as Vice President of Financial Inclusion and Community Strategies at Local Government Federal Credit Union in Raleigh, North Carolina. Listen in as Janie and MCD Program Director Michael Swack answer questions from viewers and share what makes this graduate program truly unique!

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Alumni Feature with MCD Graduate Andreanecia Morris ‘20G

Nov. 20, 2020

Master in Community Development (MCD) alum Andreanecia Morris ‘20G joins MCD Director Michael Swack to discuss her experience in the program and how earning this degree supports her work as Executive Director of HousingNOLA. Andreanecia has led the public-private partnership HousingNOLA since 2014.

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Public Safety & Community Development with Denise Viera

Oct. 28, 2020

Carsey School faculty member Denise Viera, a senior advisor in the U.S. Department of Justice, joins Master in Community Development (MCD) Program Director Michael Swack for a discussion about her January 2021 course, Public Safety and Community Development.

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Master in Community Development with Student Maureen Beauregard

Jan. 21, 2020

Join Michael Swack, Director of the Community Development program at the Carsey School, and current Master in Community Development (MCD) student Maureen Beauregard ('20G) to learn about the MCD degree.

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Community Development & Public Health

April 23, 2020

Michael Swack, Director of the MCD program, and Professor Rosemary Caron, an instructor of Public Health at UNH, discuss the program and how Carsey students will gain a better understanding of public health education and administration and come away with the tools and experience to serve others during crises like the one we’re experiencing now.

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The Online MCD Program

April 2, 2020

Join Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development (MCD) program, and Robin Husslage, Academic Program Coordinator, and learn about the MCD degree and how earning it can better prepare you to work in a myriad of careers and roles.

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The MCD Online Student Experience at the Carsey School

April 2, 2020

Listen in as Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School; Sanjeev Sharma, Academic Program Manager; Jolan Rivera, instructor of the series of 4 project courses; and Robin Husslage, Academic Program Coordinator, discuss the online student experience at Carsey and the platforms online students use. Meet some of the staff you’ll interface with during your classes and hear from a current MCD student.

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From Peace Corps to Carsey: Build on Your Public Service with a Master’s Degree!

Sept. 23, 2021

Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs at the Carsey School, discusses the Carsey School’s degree programs and academic partnerships and interviews three members of the Master in Community Development (MCD) community: MCD student Amanda Landry and alums Alena Klimas ‘21G and Kate Michalovic ‘17G.

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From Peace Corps to Carsey Graduate

April 21, 2020

Michael Swack, Director of the Master in Community Development program at the Carsey School, interviews Carsey alum Robert “Bob” Ireland '15G to learn about transitioning from a Returned Peace Corps Volunteer to a graduate student.

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How to Create and Submit a Successful Application

April 14, 2020

Learn what's required for applying to Graduate School at UNH and what the Admissions Review Committee looks for during this 30-minute webinar.

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Learning the Skills to Communicate Research

April 7, 2020

Learn about the intersection of Research and Communication in a conversation with Dan Bromberg, Director of Academic Programs, and Jessica Carson, Research Assistant Professor at Carsey, as they discuss what it takes to conduct research and communicate that research to a wider audience.

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