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The Global Honor Society for Public Affairs & Administration

More than 160 chapters at NASPAA schools

Welcome to Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA), the National Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. PAA recognizes outstanding undergraduate as well as graduate students in public administration, public policy, and public affairs. As of 2012, PAA has 162 chapters at NASPAA member schools, and is growing every year.

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posted: April 19, 2018
Way to go!! Congratulations!!

posted: April 10, 2018
Congratulations Drake University Inductees!!

posted: April 10, 2018
The Drake University Pi Alpha Alpha Chapter celebrated the induction of our 2018 members on April 2, 2018.

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@NASPAA posted: April 20, 2018
RT @sowa75: I may be late to the party, but holy cow, this is cool. Public administration scholars who teach online (or in person)--great r…

@NASPAA posted: April 20, 2018
RT @JLPerrySPEA: My thanks to the faculty and staff at the Quality of Government Institute, University of Gothenburg, for a stimulating wee…

@NASPAA posted: April 20, 2018
RT @JLPerrySPEA: It is gratifying to see surge in SPEA's local government management. Surge testifies to our public and local government ma…

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    Being inducted was a huge personal achievement, and it helped me identify others who had the same focus and intentions I did. I've realized that membership is so much more than academic accolades.

    Michele Clark, Chapter President - University of Southern California
  • We are proud of our students' academic accomplishments and are excited to continue celebrating public service excellence.

    Amanda Olejarski, Chapter Advisor - Shippensburg University
  • Norwich University held its first Pi Alpha Alpha induction during its June 2013 residency. We are very proud of both our students and alumni and look forward to watching our chapter grow.

    Daniel Alcorn, Chapter Advisor - Norwich University
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    Mr. Jackson received the Honorary PAA award because of his continued support of the Eastern Kentucky University MPA program and outreach in the local community.

    Clayton J. Jackson, MPA, Honorary Member - Kentucky River Foothills Development Council, Inc.
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    Eastern Kentucky University provides honorary membership to Glenn Rainey in 2013 as a retirement gift for 42 years of service

    Matthew Howell, Chapter Advisor - Eastern Kentucky University

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