Carsey Students

With MCD Student Yyokkia Lawson
"The MCD Program gave me the words I needed to describe my experiences in community development. It also let me do a deep dive into topics which are relevant to my community and the work I am doing within my organization."       ~(MCD) Student Yyokkia Lawson — Athens, GA
With MCD Student Amanda Landry
"I have a passion for food system work and economic development."       ~(MCD) Student Amanda Landry — Shoreham, VT Position: I worked for an organic vegetable and fruit operation for several years at Shelburne Farms, managed an online local food market for the Rutland Area Farm and Food Link and...
With MCD Student Austin Vasko
"Though community development covers many broad sectors, it is ultimately about creating opportunities and accelerating progress in a way that allows all community stakeholders to have the chance to benefit in a meaningful and lasting way."       ~(MCD) Student Austin Vasko — Philadelphia, PA...
With MCD Student Kristen Van Bergen-Buteau
"The level of applied science is fantastic, and I am already using things I've learned in my work and volunteer efforts."       ~(MCD) Student Kristen Van Bergen-Buteau — Lancaster, NH Position: Program Manager, Rural Health Network, Coos and Northern Grafton Counties, NH Education: Bachelor's in...
With MCD Student Victoria Pham
"Seeking a Masters in Community Development is my way of connecting my drive to help others with my love of design on a more practical and holistic scale. I am humble to be in this program and excited to continue learning."       ~(MCD) Student Victoria Pham — Haverhill, MA Position: Public...
With MCD Student Jyothi Narayan
"I want to help women become self-sufficient and financially independent."       ~(MCD) Student Jyothi Narayan — Philadelphia, PA Position: Independent Consultant working as a financial analyst for CDFIs and as an outsourced accountant for small nonprofits in Philadelphia, PA Education: Bachelor...
With MCD Student Grace Martino
"I think I have become more aware and equipped to care and serve my community better. "       ~(MCD) Student Grace Martino — Niantic, CT Position: Ministries Assistant at the Cooperative Baptist Fellowship, Assistant at Together for Hope, and Intern at the Association of Hispanic Theological...
With Student Jordyn Kafka '19 (MPP)
"I found [the Washington, D.C., Colloquium] to be the most valuable aspect of the program because I got to apply classroom skills to the real world of policymaking."      ~(MPP) Alum Jordyn Kafka '19, '20G
With Student Jennifer Thompson '02, '21G (MPA)
"The professors are extremely knowledgeable on the content and subject matter and really great to learn from... I am also starting my public health certificate at the same time and the fact that I can finish with both a degree and a certificate in the same amount of time is an incredible...
With Student Juliana Good '20, '21G (MPP)
"In the words of Nike: Just Do It! This is an incredibly flexible, supportive, and engaging program that will translate your plans for changing the world into tangible work."       ~(MPP) student Juliana Good '20, '21G
With Student Maureen Beauregard '20G (MCD)
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. In this 30-minute webinar, you'll discover how you can complete this 14-month master’s program...