Krystle Beauchamp is from Shreveport, Louisiana and a 2007 graduate of the Bush School of Government and Public Service. She earned her Master in Public Service and Administration with a concentration in State and Local Government. Interviewer: What are some of your favorite memories from your time at the Bush School? Beauchamp: I have so […]
“By the time I graduated from the Bush School, I had lived in six different countries and nine different cities,” said Cristina Candia Lopez, reminiscing about her early years. In learning to develop a sense of belonging and connection in different places, Lopez built a foundation for her future career in corporate Diversity, Equity & […]
Kyle Cox, MPSA ’20, was born with muscular dystrophy. Now he will advise Texas legislators on disability issues.
Bush School graduate Mason Alexander-Hawk learned of her relation to Sen. Matthew Gaines while advocating for his statue on the campus he helped establish.
After enduring a competitive selection process, eight Bush School current and former students have been named finalists for the Presidential Management Fellowship (PMF) Class of 2022. Each finalist has up to twelve months to secure a PMF position with a U.S. federal agency. Bush School finalists include: Michael Callahan (MIA ‘22) Demetria Charlifue (MIA ‘22) […]
Geraldine Gassam Griffith ‘09 received the Linguist of the Year award from the U.S. Department of State, recognizing Griffith’s dedication to public service through study of the Arabic language. In addition, the Middle East Policy Council named Griffith to their “40 Under 40” list for 2021. “I’ve been in language training throughout nearly a decade […]
Shanon Miller got her first glimpse into the hands-on work of historic preservation while on a field trip Dr. David Woodcock, Professor of Architecture at Texas A&M University, organized for his course Introduction to Historic Preservation. Dr. Woodcock introduced the class to San Antonio’s Historic Preservation Officer. Miller recalled telling her classmate after the meeting, […]
We are excited to highlight another alumnus who is making a difference in the nonprofit sector. Phil York graduated from the Bush School in 2012. He studied Nonprofit Management and Public Administration because he believes nonprofits are uniquely positioned to bring about positive change through the disciplined, studied approaches he learned while attending the Bush […]
In his commencement address at the Class of 2021 graduation ceremony, John Whitehead, Bush School ’21, spoke about his long career in public service and how he came to the Bush School of Government and Public Service. Whitehead had just obtained an Executive Master of Public Service and Administration (EMPSA) from the Bush School of […]
Melanie Taylor has spent her entire career working for a nonprofit mental health provider. She currently works as the CEO of the Burke Center, which provides an array of community services to people with mental health issues, intellectual disabilities, and substance use concerns. Taylor attended Texas A&M University for a brief period as an undergraduate […]