Christina Arnold helped street children in Thailand, spoke at embassies, and was invited to the White House—much of it while a student at AU.
Hank Oltmann, SPA/MS '78, was selected in AU's first class of Presidential Management Interns, and was recently honored to join President Kerwin in addressing AU's 2008 class of Presidential Management Fellows.
American University's first Rising Star Award winner Neal Sharma, SPA/BA '98, began making a name for himself the moment he stepped foot on campus as a student.
Between his time serving in Iraq and Afghanistan and living in Nigeria, Chigozie Ogwuegbu-Stephens has witnessed the potentially devastating effects of poor public policy.
As an intern fielding complaints on behalf of Michele Rhee, DC Public Schools’ (DCPS) controversial Chancellor, Jenna Sablan knows what it’s like to be in the hot seat.
The SPA Leadership Program strives to give its students the experience, knowledge, and skills to prepare them to assume leadership roles in public service.