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MPA Senior Leadership degree leads to career advancement for first cohort of grads

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Jun 24, 2021 9:13:46 AM

Rhode Island state Representative Deb Ruggiero never thought that a simple lunch meeting would become a seminal moment in her career. On a summer day in 2019 she met fellow public servant Joe O’Brien, former mayor of Worcester, at an outdoor café in Jamestown, RI. O’Brien wanted to talk to her about a new master’s program developed by Clark University, which he was directing. His advocacy convinced her to enroll in the new program. The rest, as they say, is history.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Professional Development, School of Professional Studies

School of Professional Studies recognizes graduate student and faculty award winners

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Jun 22, 2021 10:26:39 AM

John G. LaBrie, dean of the School of Professional Studies (SPS) and associate provost for professional education, has announced the recipients of this year’s awards for outstanding SPS graduate students and faculty. “It is my pleasure to recognize these exceptional students and faculty for their contributions to Clark and our community,” he said.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Clark Community, School of Professional Studies

SPS professor: Is social equity possible in the cannabis industry?

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Apr 1, 2021 12:58:35 PM

The legalization of cannabis has created many challenges for policymakers and the businesses and individuals wishing to participate in the budding industry. Is it possible to achieve equity amid the misinformation and often shifting needs and policies of diverse stakeholders?

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Topics: Graduate Studies, School of Professional Studies

Clark University celebrates National Apprenticeship Week

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Nov 16, 2020 3:10:17 PM

Clark University joined business leaders, educational institutions and other partners to celebrate National Apprenticeship Week (NAW), held from November 8 through November 14, whichrecognized the value apprenticeships add to a skilled workforce.

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Topics: Skills for Success, Professional Development, School of Professional Studies

SPS alumni discuss navigating the job market in a highly digital world

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Nov 9, 2020 12:32:35 PM
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Topics: Career Advice, School of Professional Studies

School of Professional Studies offers master’s in project management

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Sep 16, 2020 10:55:07 AM

The business world, and the jobs within it, have become more and more project-based in recent years — and those projects have become increasingly complex and deadline-driven. The critical skills and perspectives required by today’s project managers must continue to evolve and expand. To meet this rapidly growing demand, Clark’s School of Professional Studies (SPS) has launched a master’s in project management program in the spring 2021 semester.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Skills for Success, School of Professional Studies

SPS graduates find career success

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Sep 6, 2020 7:46:41 AM

Preparation, networking, and creative thinking keys to success

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Clark Community, Career Advice, Professional Development, School of Professional Studies

IT Roundtable seeks to align academic programming with employer needs

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Nov 19, 2019 10:18:28 AM

There’s a digital revolution taking place. Harnessing the power of data, innovation, and collaboration, businesses are thinking bigger, progressing further, and moving faster.

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Topics: School of Professional Studies

Grad reflects on academic journey, looks ahead to career

Posted by Simone McGuinness on May 30, 2019 2:17:31 PM

The past few weeks surrounding graduation have been filled with a range of emotions — sadness, nostalgia, appreciation, excitement, and fulfillment. Just two weeks ago, I graduated with a Master of Public Administration (MPA) from Clark University’s Accelerated B.A./Master's degree program.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, International, Clark Community, China, School of Professional Studies

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