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The Global Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration

More than 160 chapters at NASPAA schools

Welcome to Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA), the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. PAA recognizes outstanding undergraduate as well as graduate students in public administration, public policy, and public affairs. As of 2012, PAA has 162 chapters at NASPAA member schools, and is growing every year.

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SFSU Career Panel

Posted by Marc Joffe, San Francisco State University The SFSU Pi Alpha Alpha chapter is sponsoring a career panel on Wednesday, April 9

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New Pi Alpha Alpha Website Launches

Posted by NASPAA NASPAA is excited to announce the launch of the new Pi Alpha Alpha website.

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Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society posted: April 17, 2014
It's spring Pi Alpha Alpha induction ceremony time! Chapters, please post photos...

Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society posted: April 11, 2014
NASPAA announces another opening for a current MPA or MPP student: a paid summer...

Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society posted: March 25, 2014
NASPAA announces an opening for a paid summer research internship in DC. You mus...

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@NASPAA posted: April 18, 2014
Recap of 3 @APPAM_DC Spring Conference sessions, including one on Capstones, by a @BlousteinSchool student!

@NASPAA posted: April 18, 2014
Reminder: TODAY's the deadline for proposals for @APPAM_DC's Fall Research Conference!

@NASPAA posted: April 18, 2014
What public service students do: a @ClintonSchool student researched the impact of the 1st non-profit cafe in Denver

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First Pi Alpha Alpha international chapter

Posted by NASPAA Pi Alpha Alpha would like to introduce our first international chapter.

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MPA/MPP Student Networking Mixer a Huge Success.

Posted by NASPAA More than 225 MPA/MPP students and new grads, from over 40 schools, attended NASPAA's networking mixer.

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    Mr. Jackson received the Honorary PAA award because of his continued support of the Eastern Kentucky University MPA program and outreach in the local community.

    Clayton J. Jackson, MPA, Honorary Member - Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
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    Robert W. Walsh, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, receives an honorary Pi Alpha Alpha membership; in his talk he inspired inductees to continue their commitment to public service.

    Robert Walsh, Honorary Member - Baruch College, CUNY
  • Having PAA designation both on graduation day and on their transcripts allows our students to exit from Metropolitan Colelge of New York with good memories.

    Philip Dodd-Nufrio, Chapter Advisor - Metropolitan College of New York
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    As the 2011 out standing Pi Alpha Alpha student, I was given the great opportunity to meet California State Assembly member Jim Beall.

    Tim Tung, MPA Member - San Jose State University
  • We had an amazing year! We started a student run journal called Political Analysis, volunteered at several Community events, created a chapter Handbook for the next class and most of all had a ton of fun.

    Subarna Saha, Chapter President - Seton Hall University

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