Professional Development


Professional Development

Video of Community Conversations Event: Housing Solutions in the Pikes Peak Region

The School of Public Affairs (SPA) provides numerous opportunities for student academic and professional development to supplement those that take place in the physical and virtual classroom environments. In alignment with our mission, enrichment opportunities are created to address the following competencies:


Strategic Leadership Skills
  • Critical thinking and decision-making
  • Creative problem solving
  • Knowledge management
  • Multi-sector understanding
  • Global citizenship
  • Written communication skills
  • Oral communication and presentation skills
  • Data presentation
  • Civil public discourse
Personal and Professional Management
  • Citizenship, responsibility, respect
  • Continuous development of the knowledge, skill, and abilities required to adapt to the changing nature of the field(s)
Criminal Justice Engagement Series
Skills Development Series
Community Conversation Series
Graduate Networking
Inspiring Internships Opportunities
Professional Development in the Classroom
Special Events
International Study
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Upcoming Professional Development Events

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