Lindsay Anderson

Presidential Management Fellow, FEMA
 

University of Pittsburgh - 225 Years of Building Better Lives

Graduate School of Public & International Affairs

GSPIA's mission is to prepare leaders with the skills, vision and knowledge to build a better world. Founded on and committed to the values of public service, diversity and excellence, GSPIA provides preeminent research and educational programs in public and international affairs. With our nearly 8,000 alumni worldwide, GSPIA’s collective mind makes a difference every day in careers spanning all sectors—public, private and nonprofit.

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One of Ten
Founding Members


#16 top
U.S. master's programs
for international relations,
Foreign Policy, 2009

GSPIA’s Washington Connection has three components: a semester-long program of study; a new Center offering services to GSPIA students and alumni; and a network of alumni in scores of offices throughout the nation’s capital.

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public and International Affairs will recognize the following student award winners during this year's graduation ceremony including:

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Munhall Borough Manager, Robert Callen, MPA ’79, was recently named as a recipient of the 2014 Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence. According to the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the Governor’s Award is a celebration of successful local government initiatives and recognizes local governments and officials who serve their communities and improve their quality of life.

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The 2014 GSPIA Perspectives magazine will feature the School’s new Energy & Environment major (E&E) while exploring the politics and policies of the worldwide energy industry. Pittsburgh is a global epicenter of one of the biggest energy revolutions of the 21st century – the shale gas boom. New technologies like “fracking” are making billions of dollars of natural gas accessible to world markets for the first time, generating thousands of new jobs from Europe to North America.  To find out more about the Energy & Environment major, visit the E&E website.

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04/23/2014

All graduating students are invited to attend a special luncheon to celebrate their accomplishments at 12:00 p.m., Wed., April 23 in Ballroom B of the University Club.  The luncheon will be a time for students to reflect on their personal and professional experiences at GSPIA and also consider how they will meet the challenges posed by leading careers in public service.  The event will feature guest speaker Elizabeth Rossman, MPA’87, Vice President Government Relations, Honeywell International, Inc.   

04/24/2014

GSPIA will hold its 2014 Honors and Graduation Ceremony at 4:00 p.m., Thursday, April 24 at Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall and Museum in Oakland.

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05/09/2014

Interested in advancing your career or starting a new one? Discover GSPIA’s 30-credit Master of Public Policy and Management (MPPM) at Noon on Friday, May 9 in Posvar Hall, room 3431.  GSPIA Professor George Dougherty will be on hand to answer questions about how the MPPM program can help advance your career in the public and nonprofit sectors.  Classes are held in the evenings, and the program can be completed in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study. For more information, visit the MPPM website.

 

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260