Graduate Programs

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Financial Aid for Graduate Students: What you need to know with Sara Cyrus

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Sara Cyrus who is a Financial Aid Administrator at the University of Michigan-Flint. Sara Cyrus and I talk about her own journey from getting her Bachelor of Arts degree from Western Michigan University to recieving her Master’s degree in Public Administration from

Graduate Student Spotlight – Tiffanny Walsh Dellheim

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Welcome back to the Office of Graduate Programs Graduate Student Spotlight! This week, we’re shining a light on Master of Public Administration student Tiffanny Walsh Dellheim! Tiffanny is an online student with a busy schedule. She enjoys participating in her synchronous classes, feeling that they bring her closer together with her classmates and professors, even

Jessica Kitchner Took Her Life in a New Direction With the Master of Public Administration

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Jessica Kitchner is passionate about English literacy. She spent years teaching English in Japan and Russia, before working with immigrant and refugee families with the Genesee Intermediate School District. She was making a difference, but her bachelor’s degree in political science meant she lacked the formal credentials to be a teacher in Michigan. Jessica knew

“Never Quit Learning!”

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“Never Quit Learning!” by Master of Public Administration Student & Student Veterans Resource Center Employee, Helen Budd “I’m finally done!” Famous last words!  After I graduated with a Master of Business Administration from Cleary University in 2009 with a concentration in Non-Profit Management, I thought my higher education career had finally ended and I could