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Our MPPAL Students succeed through Co-Op Experiences

Hear from our MPPAL graduate scholars Luke Jan, Maggie de Barra, and Mitchell Contant, as they share reflections on their co-op experiences with us. This opportunity has allowed each of them to enhance their skills and become positive changemakers for the future!

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photo of Elizabeth Robertson (MPPAL student), Naomi Couto (MPPAL GPD), J.J. McMurtry (LA&PS dean), and Alena Kimakova (SPPA director), Ruth Green (special advisor to dean/professor), and Kate Forget (keynote speaker)

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

The annual Ontario Public Service (OPS) Breakfast presented by York University’s School of Public Policy & Administration focused on Indigenous justice with a special talk by guest speaker Kate Forget, legal counsel, Indigenous Justice Division at Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General.

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Alumni in the News

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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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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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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.