Get the most out of your graduate school experience by getting involved with organizations within and outside of the Truman School:
- Association of MPA Students (AMPAS)
- Provides social activities and professional development opportunities for TSPA students.
- Grant Writing Program
- Pairs graduate students as unpaid volunteers with local nonprofit organizations who have a need for grant writing, research or other grant-related help.
- American Society for Public Administration
- The professional association for public administration, which is dedicated to advancing the art, science, teaching and practice of public and nonprofit administration.
- Graduate Professional Council
- The representative umbrella organization for all graduate and professional students to the administration of the university and UM Board of Curators.
- Truman School Student Ambassadors
- Student ambassadors educate prospective students and the public about the Truman School of Public Affairs and the profession of public service.
- Contact Kathy Miller for more information and application.
- Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society
- Encourages and recognizes outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration.
- Eligible students will be contacted about joining. To be eligible, students must
- be eligible for graduation in the current calendar year.
- have completed 50 percent of their program (18 credit hours for mid-career students, 24 credit hours for traditional MPA students).
- have at least a 3.85 GPA.
- Demonstrated a commitment to public service.