In a green shirt, Butner smiles left of Halvorson, who wears long brown hair and glasses.

Student Life ·

Residential Community Clusters Spark Peer Education, Leadership

RCCs extend students’ learning experiences into their residence halls.
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SPA Leadership students stand outside of the Capitol.

Government & Politics ·

SPA Gives Low Down on the Shutdown

The SPA community sought to better understand the recent 16-day government shutdown in a number of ways, from watching the Senate debates in person, hosting experts to debate the issues, and helping drive the conversation in the media.
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Davidson is holding a letter from the White House honoring his disability rights advocacy.

Achievements ·

AU Senior Named White House “Champion of Change”

Ki’tay Davidson was chosen as one of only eight young Americans leading in disability advocacy.
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Deon Jones with Vice President Biden

On Campus ·

Undergrad Lives Dreams as White House Intern, Elected Official, and Truman Scholar

From the moment Deon Jones, SPA/BA ’14, arrived at AU, he injected himself into the policy world, becoming DC's youngest-ever elected official. Turns out, that was just the beginning.
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Upperclassmen share advice about college with freshmen students

On Campus ·

Food for Thought: A Breakfast of Sorts

SPA Leadership students from all grades came together over a delicious meal and shared advice about college.
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Sophomore students in the SPA Leadership Program meet with potential mentors

On Campus ·

Leaders Meeting Leaders

In October the Leadership Program hosted a "flash mentoring" reception for sophomore students to meet professionals in the Washington, D.C., community.
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Three generations of a buddy family spend time together

On Campus ·

New Buddy Pairs Make Leadership Family Even Stronger

Students in the SPA Leadership Program share how the buddy program has helped with their transition to college life.
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United States Capitol Building

Achievements ·

SPA's Leadership Program Announces the Class of 2016

This year's Leadership Program recipients represent 16 states, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, and nearly 40% of them are merit-award winners.
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On Campus ·

Student Meets with President Obama About Disability Policy

Watch a video recap of Allie Cannington's meeting with the American Association of People with Disabilities Summer Internship Program.
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Washington Mentorship Program

Achievements ·

SPA’s Leadership Program Announces Class of 2015

Each of these 42 students has demonstrated exemplary service to their schools and communities.
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