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ASPA members can benefit from a number of opportunities to improve their professional development through participation in ASPA webinars or the Society's collaboration with other associations and organizations.

ASK ME WHY I CARE
The Public Services Stories Project has launched a series of videos told by people who are/were in public service - people who made/make a difference and love what they do. Take a look at their 
YouTube channel and share this resource with your colleagues!

2016 TRANSATLANTIC DIALOGUE ANNOUNCES CALL FOR PAPERS
The 12th Transatlantic Dialogue, to be held June 8-11, 2016, in Ghent, Belgium, is now accepting proposals for papers and abstracts. The conference
theme is “How to Increase the Legitimacy of Government in Times of Crisis.” Click here to learn more.

FDA FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 1
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is accepting applications for its Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowships in the Center for Tobacco Products' (CTP) Office of Management. During this one-year, paid fellowship, CTP Fellows actively participate in the tobacco regulatory process. To find out more, visit the FDA Tobacco Regulatory Science Fellowship website.



More information about ways you can get involved are posted on the ASPA and Member News page.

 

WHAT'S NEW?



AN ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION? CAMPUS ADMINISTRATORS MAKING EMERGENCY DECISIONS
While it is always easier to view crises post-event, the measuring of potential destruction against acceptable levels of disruption is an action administrators must accomplish in a short period of time. Read more.

EVERY POST IS HONORABLE
Observing the presidential election process has been demoralizing due to disparagement of the public administration community. Let's take a look at important public figures who identify public administration's role and explain the importance of public service. Read more

 


ASPA BLOG

 

 
The ASPA blog features commentary on news topics and how they relate to public administration. Check it out!

KEEP HIDING THE MENTALLY ILL
Our union of communities, the United States of America and its branches of government have upheld inalienable rights for many diverse Americans. As the nation grew, it struggled with racism, economic injustices \and the right to live differently from other people. We care for others, yet we continue to struggle with old and new prejudices. Read more.

FOD AND GOVERNMENT: PART I
I have spent the last two years learning the art of gardening. What I have learned is that growing my food, mainly vegetables, is not an easy process. Read more.


 

 

 

 
ASPA NEWS

REGISTER TODAY FOR 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
ASPA's registration rate is now $539 (members). 
Register today!
 

PA TIMES Print

The latest summer edition of PA TIMES, is now available. Our current issue is now available under Publications. You must be logged in to read the issue.
  


PA EVOLVING available FOR ORDERING 


Published last year by Routledge, PA Evolving is now available for order for all masters- and doctoral-level public administration classes. Visit the Routledge website for more information. All royalties from sales benefit ASPA.

 

 

  


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Get the latest information about opportunities, news from ASPA and updates about conferences related to public administration in The Bridge. It's filled with tidbits about career options, professional development and the field. You do not have to be an ASPA member to receive this resource.

Feb. 11, 2016 - Adm. Thad Allen to Address Annual Conference Attendees

Jan. 27, 2016 - Annual Conference Early-Bird Deadline Expires Jan. 29
 


 

Visit the Public Administration Gateway and PA TIMES Archive 


Courtesy of ASPA's Partnership with Rutgers-Newark, the Public Administration Gateway houses historical data, archives and special collections related to public administration. The PA TIMES Archive has launched and showcases editions of the newsletter/magazine back to its inception. Take a look at this valuable historical treasure trove today!

 

 

 


ASPA ANNUAL REPORT AVAILABLE
2014 was a milestone year for ASPA as it commemorated its 75th anniversary remembering its history and mission of advancing excellence in public service.
Read the report.