• CPS - Public Service Recognition Week

    Public Service Recognition Week, May 4–10

    Organized by the Public Employees Roundtable, a non-partisan coalition of government organizations that represent civil servants and retirees from all levels, Public Service Recognition Week supports the Roundtable's mission to promote government employment and careers, educate Americans about the value of public service, and recognize excellence within the field. 

    Throughout the week, America's mayors, governors, agency leaders, and communities will participate in the celebration with proclamations, awards, special events, and more.  The Center for Public Service is also taking part by recognizing #PublicServiceStars by asking everyone to post a photo of themselves or a public service professional they admire to their social media sites and selecting one individual to receive a $500 donation to the charity of their choice through our #PublicServiceStars contest.*

    During the month of May the Center for Public Service is also featuring spotlights, articles, and information related to the field of public service.

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    The Value of Government Service and Communicating to the American People

    By Cloud Miller, PhD, JD and David A. White, PhD, School of Social and Behavioral Sciences

    It is suggested by the authors that Kaplan University's School of Social and Behavioral Sciences can become involved in public service to the community by participating in the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U). The Initiative currently has over 1,000 students engaged in developing solutions to major world problems.

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    Karla Drenner

    Faculty Spotlight: Professor Karla Drenner, Phd

    Professor Karla Drenner is a modern-day renaissance woman. Read her faculty spotlight and learn about her work in public service, including serving as a Georgia State Representative for 14 years.

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    Criminal Justice Outlook

    By Terry Campbell, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences


    Read Academic chair Terry Campbell's faculty article on employment opportunities within the field of criminal justice. 

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    Denise Douglas-Faraci

    Reflections on Morphing One Cancelled Class into The Flipped Classroom

    By Denise Douglas-Faraci, EdD, Adjunct Faculty


    Snow days, emergency drills, assemblies, and celebrations are only a few distractors on the menu of on-the-ground class instructional time-grabbers.

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    Six Tips for Women

    Six Tips for Women Who Want to Enter Public Service

    Professor and Georgia state representative Karla Drenner shares six tips for women who want to enter public service.

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    Government Spotlight: U.S. General Services Administration

    The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is a government organization dedicated to providing and promoting management best practices and efficient government operations.   

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    Nonprofit Spotlight: Look to the Stars

    In 2006 Steve and Myrlia Purcell launched Look to the Stars as a way to inspire people to help charities by seeing the charity work that celebrities are doing.

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    Explore the Center for Public Service’s Many Faces of Public Service

    Throughout May, the College of Public Service will be featuring articles and faculty who make up the many faces of people dedicated to public service.

    The Many Faces of Public Service

    Public Service News and Events

    Visit the Center for Public Service news and events section to learn more about what's happening in the public service field or take part in public service related events

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