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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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PAA Advisors Nominate Your Students Now!

Posted by NASPAA Pi Alpha Alpha Advisors please don't forget to nominate your student team to the 2019 NASPAA-Batten Simulation Competition. Nomination deadline is December 20.

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posted: October 26, 2018
Nominate a student team for the 2019 competition now! For the first time in competition history, schools (Deans/Directors/PAA Advisors) can field their own teams of up to five students.…

posted: October 16, 2018
Look at this great group of inductees at Villanova!! Congratulations!!!

posted: October 14, 2018
Thank you to all the Pi Alpha Alpha advisors and students who attended the 2018 NASPAA NASPAA Annual Conference. Your energy and enthusiasm was off the charts! #NASPAA2018

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@NASPAA posted: November 16, 2018
RT @profstevek: I am the new Case Studies Editor at @JPAEJournal and would be happy to answer your questions! #ARNOVA18…

@NASPAA posted: November 16, 2018
RT @JPAEJournal: What a way to start the celebration off right! @naspaa

@NASPAA posted: November 15, 2018
Delighted to be able to highlight our first accredited MNM! Congrats @spaucf!

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  • Having PAA designation both on graduation day and on their transcripts allows our students to exit from Metropolitan Colelge of New York with good memories.

    Philip Dodd-Nufrio, Chapter Advisor - Metropolitan College of New York
  • 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.

    Cake - Induction ceremonies are a time to recognize the i
  • 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
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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
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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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