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On Campus ·

Incoming Leadership Class of Fall 2016

The School of Public Affairs Leadership Program is very pleased to announce the fall 2016 incoming leadership class!
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Four-photo collage of students presenting at the 2016 UGRS

Research ·

Undergraduates Present Research Findings During the 8th Annual Symposium

AU’s School of Public Affairs (SPA) held its annual Undergraduate Research Symposium on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
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EPA Deputy Administrator Stanley Meiburg, sixth from left, talks with SPA students about career in environmental policy.

On Campus ·

EPA Deputy Administrator Talks with SPA Students About Career in Environmental Policy

On March 14, the SPA's Center for Environmental Policy, hosted an interactive discussion for students with Stanley Meiburg the Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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American University is #1 in Presidential Management Fellowship finalists for the second year in a row.

Achievements ·

First Place for American University in National Leadership Competition

American University, for the second year in row, finished first in the federal government’s Presidential Management Fellowship Program with 42 finalists, including students and alumni from The School of Public Affairs.
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Sarah McBride, SPA/BA 2013

Alumni ·

Transgender activist Sarah McBride, SPA/BA ’13 talks advocacy

Leadership Program graduate returns to discuss her current work as a transgender advocate at the Center for American Progress.
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Leadership Class of 2019

On Campus ·

Introducing the SPA Leadership Program Class of 2019

Selected from a record-breaking amount of applications, these 42 students come from unique communities in 20 different states and Pakistan.
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Deon Jones

In the Community ·

Leadership Students Bring Talents to the White House

Since 2011, ten Leadership Program students have brought their talents to internships in the White House.
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In the Community ·

Leadership Hits the Campaign Trail

American University's Leadership students showed why AU was voted the most politically active campus as they took part in many local and national political campaigns.
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Joelle Appenrodt recently won the SPA outstanding service award for undergraduates.

Government & Politics ·

Inspiring Graduate Stories: Joelle Appenrodt

This SPA grad isn’t ready to leave the classroom.
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Achievements ·

Outstanding Service and Student Achievement Awards Recipients

In April, American University recognized both of its awardees for the 2015 Outstanding Service Award as well as its awardees for the 10 Student Achievement Awards, 4 of which were awarded to SPA students.
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