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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: January 10, 2018
Deadline TODAY #NASPAASim18 Registration! All students have the chance to participate the 2018 NASPAA global student simulation competition. To nominate students, go to…

posted: January 9, 2018
Did you love #NASPAACareer at @UNOSPA last month? Submit to host this year! Please submit your materials by January 17!

posted: January 8, 2018
Tennessee State University's chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, proudly hosted and supported by the Department of Public Administration within the College of Public Service, held a special induction ceremony…

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@NASPAA posted: February 19, 2018
RT @aspa_snaps: You do NOT want to miss this! #ASPA2018#AllyTraining

@NASPAA posted: February 19, 2018
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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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    As the 2011 out standing Pi Alpha Alpha student, I was given the great opportunity to meet California State Assembly member Jim Beall.

    Tim Tung, MPA Member - San Jose State University
  • One of our chapter's activities is the annual induction diner ceremony of new PAA members. The ceremony is two hours of fun, excitement, and inspiration.

    Imane Hijal Moghrabi, PhD Member - The University of Texas at Dallas
  • We had an amazing year! We started a student run journal called Political Analysis, volunteered at several Community events, created a chapter Handbook for the next class and most of all had a ton of fun.

    Subarna Saha, Chapter President - Seton Hall University
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    Robert W. Walsh, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Small Business Services, receives an honorary Pi Alpha Alpha membership; in his talk he inspired inductees to continue their commitment to public service.

    Robert Walsh, Honorary Member - Baruch College, CUNY

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