Student Spotlight – Colonel Ken DeTreux

Colonel DeTreux is one of our distinguished MPA students!  Colonel Ken DeTreux, USMC is a proud Philadelphia native. He is a graduate of Cardinal Dougherty High School and Temple University. He has served as a career infantry officer for the past thirty years in the Marine Corps. During his highly decorated career, he has had the…

Student Spotlight – Brett Schratz

Brett is one of our amazing undergraduate Public Service and Administration Minor students!  Brett Schratz is a sophomore in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences pursuing two majors in Political Science and Philosophy with a minor in Public Service and Administration. Brett is also a member of the Honors Program on the thesis track. …

Student Spotlight – Katie Fischer

Meet Katie, one of our outstanding current campus MPA students!  I earned a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the University of Scranton. For several years, I did business-to-business marketing for Wells Fargo in their auto finance division. It was while working for Wells Fargo that I decided I wanted to move into the non-profit…

Student Spotlight – Sydney Camisa

Meet Sydney, one of our current campus MPA students!  Sydney Camisa is in her second semester of the MPA program, specializing in Nonprofit Management.  Sydney graduated from the University of Vermont in 2015 with a B.A. in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies. She has previously worked for Vermont International Film Festival, H.O.P.E. Works (a rape…

Alumni Spotlight – Karlene Crawford

Meet Karlene, one of our distinguished MPA alumni! What made you choose Villanova for your MPA degree? After extensive research, I chose Villanova for three reasons rigor, authenticity and name recognition. When you are at a certain level in your career, getting to the next tier can be challenging. To succeed, you must be confident,…