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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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Submit Your Nominations for Pi Alpha Alpha Awards by June 3, 2019!

Posted by NASPAA PAA Chapter Award of Excellence, PAA Chapter Advisor Award of Excellence, PAA Master's and Doctoral Student Manuscript Awards

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NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition Announced 2019 Global Winners

Posted by Congratulations to Villanova University College of LiberalArts & Sciences for Producing the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition Champions!

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posted: April 17, 2019
PAA recognizes outstanding undergraduate as well as graduate students in public administration, public policy, and public affairs.

posted: April 16, 2019
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posted: April 9, 2019
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@NASPAA posted: April 19, 2019
ICYMI: #NASPAA2019 Awards are open! Nominate an outstanding colleague, student, or program today! Nominations close…

@NASPAA posted: April 19, 2019
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@NASPAA posted: April 19, 2019
Congratulations to current Exec Council member and former COPRA Chair! @JadeBerryJames #NASPAAprofs

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  • 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
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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
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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
  • 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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