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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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PAA Summer Intern

Posted by NASPAA NASPAA welcomes Katie Simons as the new PAA summer intern

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The University of Texas Dallas

Posted by John McCaskill UT Dallas engaging students in excellence

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posted: May 23, 2016
REMINDER: The NASPAA Spotlight Recognition Deadline is May 25 - Share Your Story With Us!

posted: May 23, 2016
On Saturday, May 14, 2016 San Jose State University’s Master of Public Administration program welcomed eight new members into the Pi Alpha Alpha chapter at a luncheon attended by them and their…

posted: May 19, 2016
The NASPAA 2016 Annual Awards Deadline is Approaching - Nominate a Great Colleague, Student or Program! #NASPAA2016

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@NASPAA posted: May 23, 2016
REMINDER: The NASPAA Spotlight Recognition Deadline is May 25 - Share Your Story With Us!

@NASPAA posted: May 21, 2016
RT @NIUMPA: Doing our part in this effort: 8 women graduates this May, and so far 8 incoming MPA students here @NIUlive @naspaa https://t.…

@NASPAA posted: May 21, 2016
RT @KKinNC: Great to see our @DukeSanford MPP students present data to @MetroMayors mtg. today. @DukeU @APPAM_DC @n…

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San Jose State University Recognizes Excellence

Posted by Frannie Edwards, PAA Advisor Pi Alpha Alpha members recognizes for their excellence at the San Jose Sate University 2015 Convocation

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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
  • Each April the induction of our academic stars into PAA is the high point of graduation - and hearing both the academic and service accomplishment of the inductees fills our faculty, staff & alumni with pride.

    Kathryn Newcomer, Chapter Advisor - George Washington University
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    Eastern Kentucky University provides honorary membership to Glenn Rainey in 2013 as a retirement gift for 42 years of service

    Matthew Howell, Chapter Advisor - Eastern Kentucky University
  • One of our chapter's activities is the annual induction diner ceremony of new PAA members. The ceremony is two hours of fun, excitement, and inspiration.

    Imane Hijal Moghrabi, PhD Member - The University of Texas at Dallas
  • Norwich University held its first Pi Alpha Alpha induction during its June 2013 residency. We are very proud of both our students and alumni and look forward to watching our chapter grow.

    Daniel Alcorn, Chapter Advisor - Norwich University

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