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Becoming Batten

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June 21, 2021

As a small school, we pride ourselves in the individualized attention we can give to each student. Our Batten community is dedicated to making lasting change in their communities, and with the one-on-one support from our Career Services team, our students have reported some of the highest career placement and first destination rates across the University. Hear from some of our students on their experiences with the Batten Career Center in this next post in the series!

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June 14, 2021

The culmination of the program is an Applied Policy Project that challenges students to perform a professional-quality study for a real-world client. We asked our most recent graduates to share more about their Applied Policy Project and the wide range of topics they researched in this latest blog post!

Students walking up stairs with text overlay that says Utilizing Batten Resources Batten Career Services
June 7, 2021

As a small school, we pride ourselves in the individualized attention we can give to each student. Our Batten community is dedicated to making lasting change in their communities, and with the one-on-one support from our Career Services team, our students have reported some of the highest career placement and first destination rates across the University. Hear from some of our students on their experiences with the Batten Career Center!

Professor standing at the chalkboard with text overlap that says Open Batten Courses for Fall 2021
June 1, 2021

Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this last post in the series!

Professor giving a lecture at the front of the room with a text overlay that says Open Batten Courses for Fall 2021
May 26, 2021

Our school stands distinguished by teaching and fostering effective, value-based leadership. Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy and leadership? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this next post in the series!

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May 24, 2021

Curious to know what it is like to learn from the top scholars and practitioners of policy? Want to sample a class before applying to the BA or minor but do not know what to take? We’ve included some information about some special topics and core courses being offered this fall in this first in series blog post!

Important Updates for Prospective Undergraduate Students
May 19, 2021

There are two important changes for students interested in applying to the Bachelor of Arts program for next fall regarding prerequisite requirements. This is a must read blog for those applying next year!

The Batten Community in 10 words or less
May 10, 2021

While our students can rave about why they love Batten, the admissions team thought we would pose them a different challenge: how would you describe the Batten community in ten words or less. We’ve included some of our favorite responses in this latest post!

Why Batten?
May 3, 2021

Everyone has a different reason for seeking out a career in public policy! Hear from some of our undergraduate and graduate students on why they chose the Batten School.

What Should I Take This Fall?
April 26, 2021

Are you interested in exploring a degree program at the Batten School and unsure what to take next? Read this post on Fall course offerings at the Batten School and some suggested next steps!

My Favorite Undergraduate Batten Class
April 19, 2021

Considering taking a Batten course before applying? Hear from some of our current students on which classes stand out as their favorites!

My Favorite Graduate Batten Class
April 12, 2021

Wondering what the MPP curriculum is like? Hear from some of our current students on which classes stand out as their favorites!