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MPA Online September 2017 New Student Residency

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Ralph & Goldy Lewis Hall

650 Childs Way

Los Angeles, CA 90089

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Welcome to the MPA Online Program!

The concept of community is an essential part of Public Administration, so the Price School seeks to foster a learning community for Online students through Residencies on the USC University Park Campus in Los Angles that take place at the beginning and finish of your MPA degree. Students enjoy team-building exercises, group discussions, and opportunities to engage in-person.

The New Student Residency will be an exciting opportunity to participate in fellowship and community building by meeting your classmates, faculty, coaches, and alumni. It is designed to introduce you to tools for success in the MPA program and unique approaches to learning in the online world.

Topics include such skills as:

  • Digital Literacy
  • Developing Online Learning
  • Academic Integrity
  • Research Skills
  • Writing and Analysis
  • Working in Groups
  • Practical Applications of Statistics
  • Communications
  • Working with Your Coach & Meeting with the Coaching Cohort

DATES & TIMES:

1) Friday, September 15th 8:30 am to 8:00 pm

Sessions will be held throughout day with breakfast and lunch provided, as well as a Program mixer reception and dinner with continuing students.

2) Saturday, September 16th 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sessions will be held with breakfast and snacks provided. After sessions conclude you are invited to enjoy the USC v. Texas game festivities on campus.

Tailgating Join us for the USC v. Texas tailgating festivities on campus hosted by the Graduate Policy and Administration Community (GPAC)!

Free Viewing Party! We will also be hosting a viewing party for all MPA Online students starting at 5:00 pm for the 5:30 pm kick-off. Please feel free to bring a +1 to the party.

3) Sunday, September 17th 8:30 am to 1:00 pm

Sessions will be held with breakfast and snacks provided.

An agenda with specific session information will be sent out prior to Residency.

We look forward to seeing you in September!

Please be sure to register your September 2017 Continuing Student Residency attendance by submitting your RSVP and interest in attending the viewing party via the "REGISTER" button by Friday, September 1st, 2017

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