Public servants often have dreams of changing the world and improving the conditions of their community. It is an admirable and selfless goal, and with my MPA degree I anticipated a career of personal fulfillment and a sustainable amount of sacrifice for the greater good. Unfortunately, my brief experience as a clerk of court was … Continue reading ::: detour ahead :::
It has been an interesting transition from the intensive journey of academia to the real world of public service ... Waking before the sun rises and returning home with a series of paper cuts is part and parcel of bureaucracy. The most definitive lesson of adulthood thus far is how individual success depends on the … Continue reading ::: a deputy of justice :::
It's official: I mastered Arts and Sciences! The MPA Class of 2018 at Bowling Green State University!
"Do not be a jerk. Jerks don't get ahead in the long run."
An overview of my strengths and accomplishments in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) graduate program at Bowling Green State University (BGSU):
Public Policy Analysis & Program Evaluation is excellent! Our textbook is filled with references to a Michael Patton, and yesterday, I read the best advice EVER: Remember the first rule of public service: "First, don't do anything stupid."
Just remember it's a conversation ...
Each day gets me closer to completion, but success still seems out of reach ... I am excited to complete my portfolio! At last count, I compiled 237 pages of artifacts!
2015 May 08, the Fillmore in Detroit
Thank you for joining me on this adventure! Have a super day! "Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter" [ Izaak Walton ]