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Central Illinois ASPA Chapter Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week

Central Illinois ASPA Chapter Celebrates Public Service Recognition Week


Springfield, IL–On Monday, May 2, 2011 the Central Illinois Chapter of ASPA (CIASPA) celebrated Public Service Recognition Week and the reinvigoration of their chapter with a…

Good to Know…Week of June 6, 2011


TELEWORK
DC Ranks in Top 10 Cities that Support Formal Telework Policies
The nation’s capital ranks seventh when it comes to adopting formal telework policies, according…

Thad Allen Joins ASPA Leadership Team

Thad Allen Joins ASPA Leadership Team


ASPA is pleased to announce that Thad W. Allen, Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard (retired), has agreed to serve as ASPA’s 2011-2012 Executive Advisor. Allen will serve as a visible symbol…

Good to Know…Week of May 30, 2011


FIRST RESPONDERS
Joplin Radio Stations Become Lifeline for Tornado-Stricken Residents
The staffs of six radio stations, based in a one-story building in Joplin, are providing nonstop…

Good to Know…Week of May 23, 2011



TELEWORK
Recruitment Wars
Sure, federal employment is becoming a more attractive option for workers, but competition among agencies for top recruits is still fierce.…

ASPA’s Greater Chicago Chapter Honors Local Public Servants

ASPA’s Greater Chicago Chapter Honors Local Public Servants



Bruce Rodman

About 50 people attended the Greater Chicago Chapter’s annual awards program as part of Public Service Recognition Week. This was the 31st annual program…

Good to Know…Week of May 16, 2011



TECHNOLOGY
Open Government Initiatives Evaluated by New Assessment Tool
A new Microsoft Excel-based software tool is enabling federal, state and local agencies to quickly assess the public value of their…

Third Annual SPOD Student Scholar Awards

Third Annual SPOD Student Scholar Awards


For the third consecutive year, the American Society for Public Administration’s (ASPA) Section on Professional and Organizational Development (SPOD) honored three student scholars during the annual ASPA conference, which was…

Good to Know…Week of May 9, 2011



BIN LADEN
This Is How The World Reacted To Osama Bin Laden's Death
Social media analysis firm Crimson Hexagon sifts the data to reveal a nuanced emotional reaction to the…

A Correct Focus and Policy Finally Gets Osama bin Laden



Alexander Dawoody



Tianjin, P.R. China–It is noon on Monday. The university where I teach is closed due to the Labor Day holiday. I am sitting in…

Good to Know…Week of May 2, 2011


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