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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: September 18, 2018
Villanova University Pi Alpha Alpha 2018 Induction May 17, 2018

posted: September 5, 2018
Congratulations to the 2018 West Chester University of PA Pi Alpha Alpha inductees!!

posted: September 5, 2018
Congratulations to the 2018 University of Texas at Dallas Pi Alpha Alpha inductees!

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@NASPAA posted: September 22, 2018
Good morning, @secopa1! We look forward to seeing you this afternoon for a NASPAA Standards Colloquium! We want to…

@NASPAA posted: September 21, 2018
RT @SPEA_Indy: At #NASPAA2018, SPEA's Nicole Amonette will discuss the link b/t recruitment, student experience, & academic programming for…

@NASPAA posted: September 21, 2018
RT @aschatteman: @NIUMPA representing today @GivingDuPage Nonprofit Conference! @naspaa @niugradschool @NIUlive

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  • We recognize and induct our outstanding Pi Alpha Alpha students at the annual public administration commencement luncheon held during Public Service Recognition week.

    Matt Fairholm, Chapter Advisor - University of South Dakota
  • 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
  • We celebrated the academic achievements of our graduates during our annual alumni event where a panel of distinguished alumni discussed their careers in public service. We look forward to our chapter growing.

    Amy Smith, Faculty Advisor - University of Massachusetts Boston
  • 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
  • Being a member of Pi Alpha Alpha is more then just an honor. It signifies that a student is academically excellent in a NASPAA certified program for studying public service.

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