Congratulations to master of public policy alumna Channapha Khamvongsa (MPP’02), who was received the 2017 McCourt School Distinguished Alumni Award. Khamvongsa was selected by the McCourt School of Public Policy Alumni Board.
Georgetown’s McCourt School of Public Policy and the Walsh School of Foreign Service were delighted to host the Public Policy & International Affairs (PPIA) Program’s Global Leaders Forum on Georgetown’s main campus from August 4-6, 2017.
Dr. Kathy Kretman, Director of the Center for Public & Nonprofit Leadership and Research Professor at the McCourt School, will serve as the 2017-2018 Waldemar A. Nielsen Chair in Philanthropy. The McCourt School will also welcome Tamara Copeland, President of the Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers, as Visiting Nielsen Fellow.
The Georgetown University campus was overrun by education reporters, researchers and advocates last week as the McCourt School of Public Policy and its FutureEd think tank hosted the Education Writers Association National Seminar.
A McCourt School of Public Policy professor has been granted nearly $3 million from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to conduct studies on prostate and breast cancer treatments and costs.
Launched in 2011, the Fund for Student Excellence provides financial assistance to students who are advancing their careers with substantive and meaningful internships that are unpaid. Each recipient will receive a $2,500 stipend to help defray costs associated with their unpaid summer internships.
Public and nonprofit leaders convened at the McCourt School for the 2017 Waldemar A. Nielsen Issue Forum to share with students and other practitioners their ideas on performance measurement and how it can be translated from theory to practice.