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20 04, 2018

For First Time in 33 Years, Virginia Tech Hosts Annual High Table in Alexandria

On April 21, 2018, the Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) of Virginia Tech’s School of Public and International Affairs will host its annual High Table, an event that brings together faculty, Hokies, and invited guests in ceremonious fashion to promote good governance and the advancement of [...]

21 03, 2018

SPIA Student Blog: The Politics of Civic Engagement on University Campuses

After reading the story from the Chronicle of Higher Education, “How Colleges Ignite Civic Engagement”(https://www.chronicle.com/article/How-Colleges-Ignite-Civic/242164?cid=cp175) about how colleges have made the pushed for more civic engagement activities around campuses.  The article discusses how students from various universities around the U.S have spurred the college movement towards civic engagement. [...]

14 03, 2018

NASPAA-Batten Global Student Simulation: Why you should participate

Every year, the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) and the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy host a student simulation competition. The NASPAA-Batten Student Simulation Competition is a worldwide event; NASPAA estimated that 563 students representing 27 countries and 159 universities competed this [...]

12 02, 2018

Governor McAuliffe Announces New Virginia Management Fellows

The Governor of Virginia spent his last Friday in office with eleven outstanding next-generation leaders – the new Virginia Management Fellows. Flanked by retiring Secretary of Finance Ric Brown, Deputy Secretary of Finance June Jennings and Associate Director of SPIA (Richmond Campus) Leisha LaRiviere, the Governor announced the selection [...]

12 01, 2018

Governor McAuliffe Announces First Virginia Management Fellows

RICHMOND – Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced the inaugural cohort of the Virginia Management Fellows program. The program is an initiative of the Commonwealth of Virginia developed with Virginia Tech to meet the state’s needs for future leaders. “I am pleased to introduce the eleven new Virginia Management Fellows [...]

29 11, 2017

Launching the new Virginia Issues and Answers (VIA): A digital discussion providing policy insight for state and local decision-making.

We are excited to announce the launch of the new Virginia Issues and Answers (VIA), a digital discussion providing policy insight for state and local decision-making. The new VIA will offer SPIA faculty opportunities to showcase research and to impact policymaking in Virginia and beyond. For over twenty years, Virginia [...]

29 11, 2017

SPIA Workshop : The Beloved Community ‘Dream Reset’ Richmond Gathering

The School of Public and International Affairs is pleased to announce a workshop developed through the efforts of the Beloved Community Initiative (BCI). The Beloved Community ‘Dream Reset’ Richmond Gathering is a three-day event hosted in partnership with Virginia Union University and will be held at various locations in Richmond, Virginia, starting on December 3, 2017, and closing on December 5, 2017.