Public Service


MPA@UNC Student Spotlight: John-Mark Wilson

As a program that is dedicated to preparing tomorrow’s public sector, MPA@UNC prides itself on the diversity of its student body. From teachers and defenders of the law, to managers in nonprofits and local governments, the vast professional experience of our students reflects their desire to address the concerns of the public good...

Our 10 Favorite Public Servants from Pop Culture

Heroes and villains get all the press coverage, but it is the humble public servant, patiently toiling away at paperwork, tackling administrative duties, and ferociously juggling the minutiae most of us never see that keep our communities (both real and fictional) running smoothly...

The Power of Visionary Leadership

United States Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus presented the 2012 Deil S. Wright Lecture, “Leadership in Service,” on November 1, 2012. The 75th leader of America’s Navy and Marine Corps, Secretary Mabus is responsible for an annual budget of $160 billion and a workforce of approximately 900,000 people...

Celebrating Public Service Recognition Week

During the week of May 5, the Partnership for Public Service hosts Public Service Recognition Week. The event celebrates the work of our nation’s public servants and also educates the public on the many roles filled by public service employees. As part of the celebration, government agencies, mayors, governors, and public service organizations host special events and deliver messages about the importance of our country’s service employees...

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