Tag: University of Oregon

#ELGLInspire – UTSA

#ELGLInspire: University of Texas – San Antonio November 7, 2018 Buena Vista Building – Assembly Room (BV 1.338). Presentations & Networking: 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. – Lunch provided RSVP required! This unique program inspires students to pursue local government careers. ELGL is a professional association that engages the brightest minds in local government. This event is … Continued

#ELGLInspire – University of North Texas

#ELGLInspire: University of North Texas October 19, 2018 Union 333 B – Jade B, Multi-Purpose Room, Mock Interview Practice:  10:00 – Noon Presentations & Networking: Noon – 3:30 p.m. – Lunch provided RSVP required! This unique program inspires students to pursue local government careers. ELGL is a professional association that engages the brightest minds in … Continued

#ELGLInspire – University of Oregon

#ELGLInspire: University of Oregon September 28, 2018 Oregon Student Union, Noon – 3:30 p.m. – Lunch provided RSVP required! This unique program inspires students to pursue local government careers. ELGL is a professional association that engages the brightest minds in local government. This event is held on the University of Oregon campus. Lunch is included. Speakers will … Continued

I Have to Ask: Creating a Policy Lab

In this series, guest columnists respond to one of three topics selected by ELGL co-founder Kent Wyatt. This week Ben Clark, Associate Professor of Public Administration at the University of Oregon, writes about the potential of a Lane County-PPPM Policy Lab. For more info, read the policy lab report by Katie Fields, Keith Frazee, Darian Lightfoot, and Grace … Continued

Classes are Coming: A Professor’s Perspective

Some of our members are getting ready to begin graduate school and we want you to help them prepare. We want you to share your experience whether you graduated with a MBA, MPA, MPP, etc. or whether you attended online, in-person, full-time, part-time or weekends only. Sign up as a guest columnist. By Dr. Benjamin Clark … Continued

Deep Thoughts with Nyssa Rivera, City of Forest Grove

Prepare for #ELGL14 by learning about who is attending. Find out if you’ll be surrounded by soft talkers, loud eaters, and finger biters or whether you’ll be surrounded by the best in local government. Nyssa Rivera Forest Grove, OR – Hatfield Fellow Connect: LinkedIn and Twitter (Complete the sentence) #ELGL14 is……. ..a great opportunity to mingle with like minded people and … Continued

Afterword: A Passion for Public Service Headed to Chapel Hill

Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista Stay Connected with Rafael: Email, LinkedIn, and Twitter Now that Rafael has decided to take his talents to Chapel Hill, it is time to focus on the fun details of moving from Oregon to North Carolina. Before Rafael escapes the rainy, overcast … Continued

Part IV: A Passion for Public Service Headed to Chapel Hill

Part I, Part II, and Part III – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=78O6–THTF0&w=560&h=315] Simply from reading the news, one can easily infer that our communities (locally, regionally, and nationally) face critical decisions regarding our future. Amid this backdrop, I made the decision this fall that I was going to pursue a Master in Public … Continued

Part III: A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista

Part I and Part II – A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista Submit In an evening in late December, I finally pushed the “Submit” button of the last of my applications for a Fall MPA (or, in one case, MBA/MPA) program. This single gesture capped months of preparation and hard work: from online research and informational … Continued

Part II: A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista

Part I: A Passion for Public Service with Rafael Baptista The GRE, a New Job, and Graduate School Over a month ago, I made the life-changing decision to pursue a Masters in Public Administration. However, only now, with GRE scores in hand and the first applications to graduate school looming, am I appreciating the full scope of … Continued

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