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Anti-racism theme of SPPA’s annual Ontario Public Service Breakfast

Our Alumni, Jennifer Holmes Weier, won first place at the National Student and Thought Leadership Awards which recognizes excellence in research. The award was presented jointly by the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.

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Knowledge Now: Grad Research @ York

Paula Tablon Modica is completing her Master’s thesis in Public Policy, Administration and Law exploring stakeholder engagement and the co-creation process with Autistic adults who participated in the Autism Mental Health Literacy Project. She hopes her research informs future initiatives working with priority populations.

Paula talks about her research on YouTube


Alumni in the News

York University Alumni Association announces Alumni Network of the Year

The York University Alumni Association has recognized the York University School of Public Policy and Administration Alumni Network (YUSPPAAN) as the inaugural Alumni Network of the Year.

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Tiyahna Ridley-Padmore

Repetition and rhyming is infused in her new book, Trailblazers: The Black Pioneers Who Have Shaped Canada. The illustrated children’s book tells the under-told stories of over 40 Black pioneers who have been left out of Canadian history.

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Asare Kester-Akrofi

Completing a degree while working full-time is no small feat. Asare Kester-Akrofi (MPPAL ’20 ) graduated from York's Master of Public Policy, Administration and Law (MPPAL) program during a global pandemic while working full-time in public service and volunteering with the United Way.

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The Graduate Program in Public Policy, Administration and Law at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Administrator to learn more.