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Leadership in the Public Sector

Anna Jump, wearing her red graduation cap and gown, stands with her husband outside of Talley Student Union.

May 3, 2022

‘Dare to Dream,’ Student Speaker Tells Fellow Graduates

As the 2022 student commencement speaker, Anna Jump will encourage others to strive toward their goals and reach their dreams. 

Amanda Buchanan assisting student in her financial aid office.

Mar 8, 2022

Going the Distance: NC State’s Leadership in the Public Sector Program

Go behind the scenes at one of the top 10 online degree programs in the nation. 

student standing in red graduation regalia

Dec 6, 2021

Student Commencement Speaker’s Message: Keep Moving Forward

Leadership in the public sector student Shannon Fuller will deliver the commencement address at PNC Arena on Dec. 14. 

Hands typing on computer laptop keyboard.

Feb 1, 2021

SPIA Online Bachelor’s Powers Up in Rankings — Again

NC State’s online bachelor’s degree, Leadership in the Public Sector, continues its meteoric rise in national rankings. 

A satellite image of a hurricane

Oct 8, 2018

Reporting for (Hurricane) Duty: Student Directs NC County’s Emergency Communications

For NC State student Brandy Osborne, the damaging effects of Hurricane Florence have posed challenges at work and at home. 

Dan Snedden

Jan 11, 2018

Online Leadership in the Public Sector Program Moves Up in National Rankings

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector program jumped 32 spots in U.S. News and World Report's national ranking of online degree programs. 

Apr 28, 2017

‘Making Online Learning the Best It Can Be’

Since her online teaching journey began in 2003, NC State professor Amanda Edwards has learned a great deal about what students want and expect from both online and face-to-face courses. In addition to being a teaching associate professor of political science in the School of Public and International Affairs, Edwards directs the Leadership in the Public Sector online bachelor’s degree program. 

Jan 17, 2017

Army Sergeant Earns NC State LPS Degree Online While Serving His Country

NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector degree program was the perfect fit for Sgt. 1st Class Jason Davidson, who oversees the day-to-day operations and training of nearly 40 paratroopers at Fort Bragg. 

Dan Snedden

Mar 21, 2016

Army Vet, LPS Student Lands Legislative Fellowship

After serving in the United States Army for eight years, Daniel Snedden trained his sights on completing his undergraduate degree. NC State's Leadership in the Public Sector program is enabling him to do just that. Through a legislative fellowship, Snedden is preparing and presenting a research paper to the entire North Carolina congressional delegation about the impact of budget sequestration on military readiness. 

Paul Kelley CHASS student of the Month Jan 2012

Jan 23, 2012

CHASS Student of the Month

Paul Kelley is a non-traditional student who intends to graduate in May 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Leadership in the Public Sector. He works full-time as a correctional officer, takes a full load of classes through distance education, and is active on campus.