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Just a little bit of bragging about our faculty, staff, students and alumni.

Lyndsay Bates

Doctor of Public Administration student  Lyndsay Bates  has been selected as a  2018 ASPA Founders Fellow . The 2018 class of fellows is comprised of 25 graduate students and new professionals from around the country. The competitive fellowship, launched by the American Society of Public Administration in 2006, was created to support the next generation of public service leaders through a series of professional development opportunities. The fellowship will enable Bates to attend ASPA’s annual conference this March in Denver, CO where she’ll present her research. Additionally, fellows receive a year-long mentorship with a seasoned practitioner or senior scholar and have access to tailored professional development webinars that address their specific educational and professional goals.


Blessing Olatimehin Carolina Todo Bom

M.A. in Global Affairs and Human Security student  Carolina Todo Bom  (right) and M.S. in Negotiations and Conflict Management student  Blessing Olatimehin  (left) have been named  2018 United Nations Association (UNA–NCA) Graduate Fellows . According to the UNA-NCA website, the Fellows Program offers participants the chance to build strong professional and academic skills through relevant internship experiences and a series of 10 seminars on global issues and the United Nations. Bom and Olatimehin are among a diverse group of 22 fellows who come from various universities in the Washington metropolitan area.