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Welcome to the Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society! 

 

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Description

Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA) is the national honor society for the field of public affairs and administration. Its purpose is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration.

The chapter of PAA at Oakland University hosts functions for the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program and social events. These events are open to all students and are a great way to meet fellow students, faculty, and PAA members. We encourage all students to participate, even if he or she has not yet completed the requirements for national membership.

National Membership Requirements - Graduate

* Completed 20 credit hours of graduate level courses for public administration
* Maintained a minimum GPA of 3.67

Advantages to being in Pi Alpha Alpha

* Build your resume. PAA is nationally recognized as an honors society.
* Demonstrate your dedication to your coursework and public administration.
* Network. The chapter of PAA at Oakland University hosts networking events and is in touch with alumni of the MPA program. The national organization also hosts conferences that provide networking opportunities.

Category

Academic

President's Name

Stacy Szymczak

President's Email

Must be "@oakland.edu"

Vice President's Name

Sarah Wood

Vice President's Email

Must be "@oakland.edu"

Treasurer's Name

Megan Fisher

Treasurer's Email

Must be "@oakland.edu"

Secretary's Name

Kathy Mielke

Secretary's Email

Must be "@oakland.edu"

Advisor's Name

Doug Carr

Advisor's Title

Examples- Dean of______, Assistant Director of_______, Professor of_____

Assistant Professor & Internship Director

Advisor's Email
Organization's email

If your organization has a specific email that you would like prospective members to use, please provide it here.

Meeting Day

If your organization has a specific day when you meet that you would like prospective members to know, please provide it here.

Wednesday

Meeting Time

If your organization has a specific time when you meet that you would like prospective members to know, please provide it here.

12:00 AM

Selection Process

If your organization has selective membership, please describe the selection process.

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Facebook link

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