Recent News

Congratulations to the MPA Student Award Winners for 2020 – 2021

  • North Carolina City/County Managers Association Scholarship – Jamie Sandoval
  • Next Generation Graduate Award –  Eva Jones, Michala Westbrook
  • May Davidson Scholarship Fund – Grace Craig, John Crowder, Jerae Davis, Katherine Faulkner, Austin Morris, Elena Polanco,  Kayla Quick, Alex Shepherd, Clint Stiles
  • Annie Parham Endowed Graduate Award – Taylor Strassburg Hutchins

Life of a Lobbyist

UNCG alumnus Brian Lewis ’94, ’96 MPA discusses his career in North Carolina politics that began 1994 and how it carried him to the halls of the North Carolina General Assembly where he works as a registered lobbyist. Brian will give participants a peek behind one of the most misunderstood, maligned, and distrusted professions in our society. He will also talk about how he is attempting to change it.

Congratulations to our Undergraduate Scholarship Recipients!

The following students are the scholarship recipients for academic year 2020-21:


                                                     May Davidson Scholarship 

                                                                Jessica Agbemavor

                                                              Jenny Lois Francisco

                                                                 Jaear McClendon

                                                                Panashe Washaya

                                            Annie Moring Alexander Scholarship 

                                                                   Kiana Banks

                                                           Andrea Santolim Geller 

                                                                 Shante McNeill 

                                                                   Chloe Siegel

                                                   James Clotfelter Scholarship

                                                                    Joy Woods

                                                       Mina Weil Scholarship 

                                                           Elizabeth Upchurch

Congratulations to Our Outstanding Seniors!

Our department faculty voted to award the following students with our department’s highest honor—Outstanding Senior in Political Science, for academic year 2019-2020:

                                                           Hannah Astin

                                                             Kaylee Faw

                                                             David Webb

Congratulations to our Summer 2020 Graduates!

Our Summer 2020 Nonprofit Management Certificate Graduates are:  Ruby Carlson, Tiffany Holloman, Steven Palcsak, Angie Roberson and Kirsten Stovall!!! 

Our Summer 2020 Urban and Economic Development Certificate Graduate is:  Christian Vilsaint!!!

CONGRATULATIONS to all of you!!!

CLS Lecture: “Sexualized Black Subjection: (Re)producing the Social Body”

CLS2 - Douglass 02 26 2020

Human Rights Network Film Series: The Price of Free

The Price of Free-8.5 x 11

CLS Lecture

CLS1 - Colton flyer

HRN Film Series: The Innocents

The Innocents 01 30 2020

HRN Film Series: GETT The Trial of Viviane Amsalem

Human Rights Film - Gett