Student Ryan Rotundo Creates Opportunities for People with Developmental Disabilities

December 15, 2016

Graduating MPA@UNC student Ryan Rotundo was recently featured by the University for his work creating employment opportunities for people with developmental disabilities. 

Below is an excerpt of the story and a link to a related video. 

Following a Lifelong Calling

Faculty Member David Ammons Receives Budgeting Award

December 13, 2016

Faculty member David Ammons received the 2016 John “Jack” Vogt Award for Outstanding Commitment to the Advancement of Local Government Budgeting and Evaluation at the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCGLBA) Conference in Charlotte on Thursday, December 8.

National Geographic Photographer Delivers 2017 Heath Environmental Lecture

December 6, 2016

On Monday, January 9, 2017, National Geographic photographer Jim Richardson will deliver the Milton S. Health Environmental Lecture at the annual meeting of the NC Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts at Hilton Charlotte University Place at 8:45 a.m. The lecture is free and open to the public.

NC Finance Connect: A New One-Stop Resource For Local Government Finance in North Carolina

December 5, 2016

NC Finance Connect is a new, free online community portal that allows local and state government professionals to exchange information related to budgeting, financial management, purchasing, taxation, community and economic development, and other finance-related topics (collectively referred to as "local government finance").

Maurice Ferrell Honored with Nonprofit Technology Award

November 10, 2016

MCNC, the nonprofit operator of the North Carolina Research and Education Network (NCREN), presented the Empower Award to Maurice Ferrell, assistant director at UNC School of Government's

School of Government Receives $110,000 from Prudential to Assist Local Elected Officials

October 20, 2016

The School of Government has received a $110,000 gift from Prudential for continued funding of initiatives that support the School’s work assisting North Carolina local elected officials as they lead and govern their communities.

Faculty Member Jonathan Morgan Elected to IEDC Board of Directors

October 11, 2016

Faculty member Jonathan Morgan was elected to serve a two-year term on the board of directors of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) at its recent annual conference in Cleveland, Ohio.

Faculty Member Jeffrey Welty Cited in NY Times Article about the Police Shooting in Charlotte

September 26, 2016

Faculty member Jeffrey Welty, director of the North Carolina Judicial College, was quoted in the New York Times for an article, "

NC State Bar Journal Features Faculty Articles

September 19, 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of the North Carolina State Bar Journal features two articles by School of Government faculty members. 

Calculating the Consequences of Criminal Convictions

September 12, 2016

Endeavors Magazinewhich highlights research and creative activity at UNC-Chapel Hill, has featured an article about faculty member John Rubin's research into the consequences of a criminal conviction and C-CAT (Collatoral Consequences Assessment Tool) in its September 12 issue.

Anita Brown-Graham Rejoins School of Government Faculty

September 9, 2016

The School of Government is pleased to announce that Anita Brown-Graham has returned to the School as professor of public law and government.