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…

Alumni Spotlight: Teresa Wolfgang

Meet Teresa, alumna of our campus MPA Program! Teresa is a veteran and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Women’s Resource Center in southeastern PA. In our interview, she discussed her role, the WRC in general, and her experiences in Villanova’s MPA program. ___________________________________________________________________________ What are you up to now? Tell us a…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Kelley (Part 2)

Check out the second half of MPA faculty member Dr. John Kelley’s story about his amazing experiences in Copenhagen! From the public administration perspective, Denmark can be baffling with its sixteen (or so) political parties. No single party has won a majority of all voters since 1901! This means compromises and coalitions which tend to…

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. John Kelley (Part 1)

Dr. John Kelley is one of our faculty members in the MPA program, concentrating on teaching strategic planning and evaluation courses for the program, all while maintaining an active consulting practice. Take a look at where Dr. Kelley spends his fall semesters! Make sure to stay tuned for Part 2 of Dr. Kelley’s spotlight, which…

Alumni Spotlight: Wendy Jolley-Kabi

Meet Wendy, an alumna of our online MPA program! Wendy currently serves as the President/CEO of Global Health Action in Atlanta, GA. She answered a few questions for us about her experiences: What do you think is the most valuable aspect of Villanova’s MPA program? As an online student, I was somewhat surprised and absolutely…