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MPA Society

MPA Society Logo Full ColorThe Master of Public Administration Society (MPA Society), founded in 2011, allows graduate students in the Master of Public Administration program to utilize skills and information gained from the MPA program in civic and university functions, improving the experience of the MPA program, networking and planning ability of students, and fostering growth between the local community and the University of Southern Indiana.                                                   

To promote professional development for MPA students and build relationships between students and local community leaders within government and nonprofit organizations throughout Evansville, Southwestern Indiana, and the Tri-State region.

To provide the following to students and alumni of the MPA program:

  • Professional Development
  • Networking
  • Educational Advancement
  • Community Involvement

Any student or alumni of the MPA Program is eligible for membership.  The MPA Society welcomes open participation regardless of race, sex, religion, disability, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or veteran status.  

2017-2018 Executive Board

Contact a member of the Executive Board with questions, concerns, or ideas for the MPA Society.

President Sara Goad
Vice President Alysia Rhinefort


Kory Kinman
Treasurer Taylor Gogel
Past-President Travis Dickison

Contact Dr. Trent Engbers


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