ASPA’s SEIGOV (Section on Ethics and Integrity in Governance) Invites Submissions for its Annual Student Paper Competition

Students in public affairs and public policy graduate programs are invited to submit their research papers authored in 2015 or 2016 on any public and administrative ethics topic, including corruption, integrity, social equity, corporate responsibility, and politics. Faculty members may also nominate student paper(s) for submission. Conference papers, term papers, and journal manuscripts are eligible…

ASPA’s SEIGOV Student Paper Award – Apply Now!

With the new school year comes more great opportunities, including ASPA’s SEIGOV Student Paper Award! One of our very own alums, Brandon Ford (’16), received this prestigious award last year! Students in public affairs and public policy graduate programs are invited to submit their research papers authored in 2015 or 2016 on any public and…

Follow Up from ASPA’s Conference in Seattle

Student (now alumnus!) Brandon Ford, who was also the President of the ICMA Villanova Chapter, attended ASPA’s conference in Seattle, Washington in March. This conference is also where Brandon received his award for Outstanding Student Paper! Check out some photo highlights from the conference. Great work, Brandon!    

Student Spotlight: Brandon Ford

Meet Brandon Ford! He is a current on-campus student and President of the Villanova ICMA Chapter. His paper, “The Benevolent Administrator” was just selected to receive ASPA’s Outstanding Student Paper Award from a nationwide competition! On top of all of that, he also recently just started a new position for the Municipality of Norristown! We…

Article: Collaboration Through Shared Municipal Court Services

Villanova MPA program alumnus and Adjunct Professor Brian McLaughlin wrote an article published this week in the PA Times, a publication of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA). Brian is a Court Services Supervisor in the Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey. Read his article here: “Collaboration Through Shared Municipal Court…