John is the Digital Marketing Manager for the UNC School of Government’s online MPA@UNC program. John’s interests lie in nonprofit management, local government, and government efficiency. Follow him on Google+.

Schools of Government Support Good Governance

Schools of government offer professional education in disciplines that are essential to good governance—public policy, public finance, budgeting, management, human resources, health and human services, ethics, and more.

MPA@UNC Student Hosts President Obama

Working with a White House team to host a presidential visit is the chance of a lifetime. MPA@UNC student Jason Hyatt got that rare opportunity this spring, when President Barack Obama visited Hyatt’s workplace for a town hall event.


From the Classroom

On-campus MPA student Dylan Russell and MPA@UNC student Jeffrey Merritt discuss their experiences with the two program formats. 

Recap: 2015 Public Administration Conference

Highlights from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Government's annual Public Administration Conference.

Your Graduate School Personal Statement: 4 Tips for Success

A personal statement should synthesize those parts and form a compelling, future-oriented story that connects your background and aspirations to your pursuit of a graduate degree.

Blog About It: Five Reasons Your Nonprofit Website Should Have a Blog

According to a study cited in Harvard Business Review, nine out of 10 organizations (of all kinds) rely on content marketing to cultivate relationships with customers. Why? Simply put, it’s what consumers want.