Students, MPA Program Spotlight

with MPA student Adam Lavoie
"I decided that I wanted to do something with my life that would help humanity, and produce a "net positive" in the world."       ~(MPA) Student Adam Lavoie — Somersworth, NH
with MPA student Kim Kleiner
"We were taught very young to participate and give back to our community, from small contributions to large."       ~(MPA) Student Kim Kliener — Nashua, NH
with MPA student Shawnna Bowman
"I hope to clarify the blurred lines of policy, illuminate the obstacles faced by both the disability community and policy administrators, and find more effective ways of incorporating community members with disabilities into society."       ~(MPA) Student Shawnna Bowman — Webster, NH
with MPA student Shara Guzelian
"I am interested in learning ways to engage with the community and make an impact."       ~(MPA) Student Shara Guzelian — Gorham, ME
with MPA student Shane Wells
"I would like to capitalize on my knowledge and get my Master's of Public Administration."       ~(MPA) Student Shane Wells — Northwood, NH
with MPA student Ryan Straight
"I want to expand my leadership capabilities to increase my executive level administration acumen to allow me to grow into a role model within the government."       ~(MPA) Student Ryan Straight — South Hero, VT
with MPA student Nicholas Crosby
"I am wanting to go back to school to further pursue a career in the public service sector and utilize my obtained skills and couple that with what I would learn in the MPA program to eventually maximize my passion to help out the community."       ~(MPA) Student Nicholas Crosby — Rumney, NH
with MPA student Michelle Martinson
"It fills my bucket when I can help to improve efficiencies, implement new solutions, and manage change."       ~(MPA) Student Michelle Martinson — Lee, NH
with MPA student Matthew Harris
"I would like to help strengthen the bonds between high schools, public colleges, and industry partners in the private sector."       ~(MPA) Student Matthew Harris — Marrimack, NH
with MPA student Maheen Khan
"I was inspired to ask myself questions of a similar nature. I wanted to know what about this job made me particularly intrigued and passionate."       ~(MPA) Student Maheen Khan — Long Island, NY
with MPA student Lauren Quann
"My thirst for knowledge and the belief that all should continue to grow, learn, improve, stumbe, get back up, and keep growing is what has driven me to seek an MPA."       ~(MPA) Student Lauren Quann — Alton, NH
with MPA student Kathleen Skafas
"Eager to be able to continue making connections and anticipate gaining more knowledge and experience over time."       ~(MPA) Student Kathleen Skafas — Hampstead, NH