From the Classroom to the Emergency Operations Center

From the Classroom to the Emergency Operations Center

When Destini Johnson arrived to escort more than 60 elementary students to after-school care on February 14, 2018, the last ...
Easing Solar Power Restrictions May Benefit Florida’s Economy and Environment, Study Finds

Easing Solar Power Restrictions May Benefit Florida’s Economy and Environment, Study Finds

Current state regulations are not conducive to allowing power purchase agreements for solar energy production in Florida, according to the ...
UCF Voting Precinct Tops 100% Turnout

UCF Voting Precinct Tops 100% Turnout

UCF’s reputation as a voter friendly campus is reinforced thanks to a 107% voter turnout during the 2020 election, which ...
UCF Project Will Study Smart Tech to Improve Risk Communication in Central Florida

UCF Project Will Study Smart Tech to Improve Risk Communication in Central Florida

The NSF-funded, $1.2 million project also involves developing community partnerships and building a regional data-sharing platform to help with emergency ...
National Science Foundation Grant to Research How Intra-Government Units Work Together

National Science Foundation Grant to Research How Intra-Government Units Work Together

Public administration faculty member, Christopher Hawkins, will be continuing a decade's worth of research through a new National Science Foundation ...
UCF Faculty Member Receives Volunteer Florida Grant

UCF Faculty Member Receives Volunteer Florida Grant

Thomas Bryer, a professor of public administration and program director of the Office of Downtown Community Engaged Scholarship, received more ...
Hall Selected to Join the National Academy of Public Administration

Hall Selected to Join the National Academy of Public Administration

Jeremy Hall, professor and academic program coordinator for the doctoral program in public affairs ...
Championing a More Walkable Central Florida

Championing a More Walkable Central Florida

This alumni is the executive director Bike/Walk Central Florida, where she builds on the skills and experiences she gained while ...
The CPNM Partners with Orlando-based United Abolitionists to Combat Human Trafficking

The CPNM Partners with Orlando-based United Abolitionists to Combat Human Trafficking

The Center for Public and Nonprofit Management (CPNM) and the Orlando nonprofit, United Abolitionists, are collaborating to pursue research, develop ...
Colonel Mike Murdock Scholarship Recognizes Students Committed to Public Service

Colonel Mike Murdock Scholarship Recognizes Students Committed to Public Service

Colonel Harry Michael “Mike” Murdock ’74 dedicated his life to public service. He is described as immensely committed to impacting ...
Students Explore Program Evaluation through Podcasting

Students Explore Program Evaluation through Podcasting

Students in Dr. Maritza Concha's program evaluation courses are diving into the podcast trend with the ElevateEvaluate podcast ...
Public Administration Alum Helps Orange County Fight COVID-19

Public Administration Alum Helps Orange County Fight COVID-19

Orange County's procurement division might work behind the scenes, but Carrie Mathes and her team help the government run ...
Alumna at the Ready to Help Orlando Airports in Emergencies

Alumna at the Ready to Help Orlando Airports in Emergencies

Public administration graduate assists aviation authority to earn ‘gold seal’ in preparedness and crisis management. News Archive by Category Select ...
Meet the 2020 Outstanding Alumni from the School of Public Administration

Meet the 2020 Outstanding Alumni from the School of Public Administration

Five alumni from the School of Public Administration are honored for their commitment to changing communities for the better ...
From Intern to Emergency Team Leader for Seminole County

From Intern to Emergency Team Leader for Seminole County

Graduating senior Andres Acosta is leading a team of 10 as they help the people of Seminole County during COVID-19 ...
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