UCCS Chapter - Pi Alpha Alpha

Pi Alpha Alpha

Pi Alpha Alpha - UCCS Chapter

Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. There are more than 160 chapters located around the world at NASPAA member schools. Pi Alpha Alpha is run by NASPAA: The Global Standard in Public Service Education and is directed by the NASPAA Pi Alpha Alpha Special Ad Hoc Committee (Committee).

The purpose of Pi Alpha Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. Its objectives, such as fostering integrity, professionalism, and effective performance, promote the advancement of quality in the education and practice of the art and science of public affairs and administration. PAA membership identifies those with the highest performance levels in educational programs preparing them for public service careers. 


Faculty Advisor

Regina Winters, MPA
Assistant Dean & Senior Instructor

Regina Winters is the Assistant Dean of the School of Public Affairs and a Senior Instructor in the Master of Public Administration (MPA) program. 

Pi Alpha Alpha Board Members

Stephanie Adams Headshot
Occupation: Higher Education Administration
UCCS MPA Graduate: Dec. 2020
Hobbies: volunteering, art, family and e-bikes
Page Headshot
Samuel Page, Past President
Occupation: Public Administration
UCCS MPA Graduate: 2015
Hobbies: family, fishing, games, traveling, and studying history
Ahram Headshot
Occupation: Colorado Department of Corrections
UCCS MPA Graduate: May 2020
Hobbies: writing, crafting, cake decorating, interior decorating
Andrea Headshot
Occupation: Jackie of All Trades
UCCS MPA Graduate: May 2019
Hobbies: dog training, learning languages and expanding my cultural horizons

Fall 2018 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction Ceremony

Congratulations to the newest public administration honors society. This year, our guest speaker Jamie McMullen Garcia, Executive Director of Care and Share presented her insights and experience on "Overcoming Fear of Fundraising".

Video of the Fall 2018 Pi Alpha Alpha Induction and Jamie McMullen Presentation


Get Involved

Board Meetings

The Pi Alpha Alpha Board meets monthly. We discuss planning and communications details to run the chapter. Join us to view a meeting and get connected with fellow members.

Email the Board President for more details: uccs.paa@gmail.com


Public Administration Book Club

The Public Administration Book Club is open to all students, alumni and public sector/non-profit sector professionals.

Meet us for a quartley book club and virtual discussion.  

Book Club Flyer



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