This post was written by a ExecutiveMPA@Syracuse staff member. 

What Puts the ‘E’ in EMPA?

If you’re wondering what the major differences are between an Executive MPA (EMPA) and an MPA, you’re not alone. We talked to Nell Bartkowiak, director of the Online Executive Master of Public Administration from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, to learn what sets an EMPA apart.

Workplace Conflict Management in the Era of Trump

In the wake of the tense 2016 presidential campaign, employers said they hoped the strain of the election on the workplace would ease. But it didn’t. It actually may have gotten worse. We spoke with Todd Dickey, an assistant professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, about politics, partisanship, and workplace conflict.

Could Public-Private Partnerships Have Solved Trump’s Infrastructure Problem?

With the Trump administration failing to get traction on other issues, infrastructure seemed like a possible winner. The plan was to let the private sector play a larger role in rebuilding the nation’s bridges, roads and airports. But then the president changed his mind.

Tanner Day at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs: A Change in Public Service

At Syracuse University’s Tanner Day event at The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, panelists gathered for a discussion on the future of the public service workforce. The day-long event included seminars on the future of citizenship and public service in partnership with the National Academy of Public Administration.