Graduate Programs

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Quion Wheeler’s Journey in Public Administration and Law Enforcement

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The transition from undergraduate to graduate school can be challenging and daunting, especially for first-generation college students. In this blog post, we will delve into the experiences of Quion Wheeler, a detective and school resource officer with the Pontiac School District, who pursued a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Michigan’s Rackham

Graduating Student Spotlight- Emily Kim Leonard

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Welcome back to another week of the Graduating Student Spotlight! Today’s graduate is Emily Kim Leonard of our Master of Public Administration Program! Emily studied advertising in her undergraduate degree, but moved on to concentrating on social and public policy in her graduate studies. She has a strong interest in social justice issues, and uses

Veterans in Grad School: Helen Budd Shares Insights and Advice

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In this episode of Victors in Grad School podcast, we discuss the importance of strategic preparation for graduate school with guest Helen Budd, the Program Manager for the Student Veterans Resource Center at the University of Michigan, Flint. Helen shares her own educational journey, highlighting her transition from a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) to

Exploring Different Avenues: Lora Phelps’ Path to a Master’s Degree in Public Administration

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Welcome to another exciting episode of the Victors in Grad School podcast! In this episode, our host, Dr. Christopher Lewis, sits down with a special guest, Lora Phelps, an early college dual enrollment coordinator. Lora shares her journey from undergraduate to graduate school, discussing the pivotal moments and decisions that led her to pursue further education.

From the Classroom to the Capitol: The Impact of a Public Administration Degree with Jim Ananich

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On this episode of Victors in Grad School, our host Christopher Lewis welcomes a special guest, Jim Ananich, CEO of the Greater Flint Health Coalition and former Michigan State Senate Representative. In this episode, Jim shares his experiences and discusses how his education played a role in his career. The conversation begins with Jim talking

The investment you put in yourself pays off with Al Perry

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Al Perry, Athletics Director at Mott Community College and Executive Administrator of the Michigan Community College Athletic Association. Today we talked about his own educational journey, receiving his Bachelors and Masters degrees at the University of Michigan-Flint. Al talks about how his education

Keep asking why questions as you prepare for graduate school with Patriece Campbell-Palmer

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This week on the Victors in Grad School podcast we are joined by Dr. Patriece Campbell-Palmer, Director of Graduate Admissions and Enrollment Management at the University of Louisville. We talk to Dr. Campbell-Palmer about her own graduate school journey from the University of Michigan-Flint to the University of New England and how she found success

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