Meet The Students
MPA@UNC students are successful, well-rounded, experienced professionals from a variety of backgrounds. Meet a few of the current online MPA students and graduates to learn how MPA@UNC has helped them to advance their public service careers.
Lorrie Fair Allen
Lorrie Fair Allen—a former Olympian and FIFA World Cup Champion—is using her MPA degree to advance the public good in communities around the world.
As the deputy director for the UNC School of Government’s Center for Public Leadership and Governance, Tracy Miles has a passion for public service that continues to grow.
With 14 years in the military and 10 years in law enforcement, Joseph Pierce has a dedication to serving his country and community that led him to the online MPA program.
Following in the footsteps of his grandfather, Justin Stirewalt used his MPA education to pursue his current role as a detective in North Carolina.