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Public Policy and Administration

Thank you to our very generous donors!

Among our donors are alumni, friends, parents, faculty, retired faculty, and others who value the work we do and the students we serve. 

Donor List (Graduation Year)

  • Haley A. Myers (2011) *
  • Robert W. Wassmer *
  • Heather J. Kendrick *
  • Mary Kirlin *
  • Joseph Karkoski (2009) *
  • Ginger Hashimoto *
  • Joanna Leigh Lewis *
  • Kathryn Anne Cardenas (2013) *
  • Eric Zeferino Guerra (2007) *
  • Christina L. Lokke (2007) *
  • Ted Lascher *
  • Elizabeth H. Posner *
  • Martin B. Rosenberg *
  • Christopher Dowdy (2011) *
  • Devin Matthew Lavelle (2011) *
  • Roberta K. Long *
  • Marina Angelene O'Connor *
  • Sean T. O'Connor (2010) *
  • Cherise E. Revell (2011) *
  • Samuel Joseph Shelton (2011) *
  • Peggy T. Adams *
  • Andrea M. Howard (2013) *
  • Eric D. Stern (2011) *
  • Scott Robert Vince (2010) *
  • Erik Rockefeller Johnson (2011) *
  • Brittany Diane Jibby (2011) *
  • Peter M. Detwiler *
  • Kent G. Andersen (2011) *
  • Jose C. Henriquez (2002) *
  • Nancy Cardenas (2013) *
  • Jim Mayer (1992)
  • Nick Kosla (2010)
  • Larissa K. Kosla
  • Leslie R. Benson (2010)
  • Mary Ellen Meuel (1992)
  • Susan D. Catron (2005)
  • Geoffrey F. Propheter (2005)
  • Jennifer A. Madrid
  • Latonia R. Walton-Simon (2007)
  • Susan E. Deidrich (2005)
  • Jason Fox
  • Kevin M. Schroeder (2011)
  • Kolleen J. Ostgaard (2000)
  • P. Gail Hoban, USAF (1983)
  • Danell L. Brewster (2007)
  • Louis G. Solton (1972)
  • Naren L. Jackson (1962)
  • Lizabeth A. Kiley (1973)
  • Susan Vanessa Vanderveen (1976)
  • Robert E. Edrington (1953)
  • Richard E. Hill, Ph.D. (1987)
  • Donald R. Steed (1975)
  • Rodney Kent Haack (1973)

*Donated in 2013-14

Becoming a PPA Donor

Help us educate the next generation of California's leaders. Become a donor to Public Policy and Administration. Our students deserve the best professional and academic training we can give them and you can help us make that happen with a monetary gift.

Spring 2014 Happenings

The PPA Department at Sacramento State offers high quality, public sector master’s programs for working professionals. student studying under a ginko tree on campus

During the academic year 2012-2013 we completed the internal and external Program Review Process. Many in our PPA community gave of their time and energy in producing these useful evaluatory documents.

In cooperation with IHELP, we hired a new faculty member. Andrea Venezia is teaching PPA 205, Research in Public Policy and Administration, this fall. Dr. Venezia brings with her a strong and practical research background. We are happy to have her join us.

Peruse our PPA in the Community page for details about all the current amazing things our students, alumni, and faculty are up to. View our PPA Thesis Bank and our MSULD Thesis Bank to see the quality (and variety!) of work produced by our students. This is why your donations are so important and this is what your donations can help make happen.

A Call to Action

Your gift helps us fund discretionary activities, not otherwise funded by the University, that enrich educational experiences for our students, boost our applicant pool, and increase the value of the degrees we offer.

Click for a list of discretionary activities

Our Wish List

Beyond the items above, we have a wish list of items we hope to one day offer our students.

Click to view our wish list

  • NASPPA full accreditation
  • funding a practitioner-in-residence to lecture or teach a class
  • student scholarships for education or travel to professional conferences

How to Give

You can donate two ways.

  • Donate on-line.
    Take a moment to visit the University's Development page.
    Sign up to give making sure to select "Public Policy Administration" from the Gift Designation drop down menu.
  • Donate by mail.
    Checks can be made out to the University Foundation at Sacramento State (please indicate the gift is for the PPA program) and sent to: 

University Foundation
California State University, Sacramento
Sacramento Hall 118
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6030 

Thank you to all our donors, past, present, and future. We greatly appreciate your generosity and support!