Public administration students and alumni inducted into 2017 Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society


Students of UTSA's BPA and MPA programs became a part of the 2017 distinguished Public Administration Honor Society Pi Alpha Alpha.  Members were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements.

Dr. Christopher Reddick, Chair of the Department of Public Administration, announced the 2017 inductees and presented them their certificates.  Guest speaker for the evening was Mary Peters, MPA.  Mary Peters, outstanding alumna of the MPA program and associate director of operations for the South-West Texas Border Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at the UTSA Institute for Economic Development, briefly spoke about how she developed her career, the role of a public administrator, and what being a public administrator means to her and what it can mean to the members of Pi Alpha Alpha.

Pi Alpha Alpha members pledged to uphold the highest ethical standards applying to public service and endeavor to encourage and engage in meaningful interaction with other members.

2017 Pi Alpha Alpha inductees

The 2017 Inductees

Walter A. Baker (COPP Scholar)
Stephanie A. Barrera
Mercedes D. Dawes
Clinton P. Dean
Sharon L. Frey
Jeanetta M. Hernandez
Maria D. Hernandez
Marco A. Hinojosa
Salman Ali Khan Karani
Emma Caris Longoria
Yvonne Masters
Sheerann M. Moulton
Melissa Rodriguez
Stephanie R. Schoenborn
Ana M. Swan
John J. Tekus
Enrique A. Trevino
Stephanie Trujillo
Nohelia Villeda (COPP Scholar)
Richard C. Wygle

Outstanding alumna

Mary Peters, MPA