Education & Awards

Master of Public Administration
The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

  • Honors Rating on Final Exam
  • Walter Vaughn Excellence in Human Resources Scholarship, April 2013
  • Richard Chesney Scholarship, May 2013
  • Delphi Academic Scholarship, July 2013

Long ranked the #1 program in the nation for city management and urban policy by U.S. News & World Report.

Bachelor of Arts in Architectural Studies
Slavic Languages and Literature (Russian) Minor

The University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS

Certifications in Service Learning, Research Experience, Global Awareness with distinction, and American Red Cross Disaster Volunteer Reception Center Management.

  • Outstanding Graduate Recognition, May 2011
  • U.S. Department of State Fulbright National Finalist, 2011
  • U.S. Department of Education Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship, 2010
  • Ralph B. and Ralph E. Scamell Architecture Scholarship, 2010
  • Black Faculty and Staff Council Student Merit Scholar, 2007-2011
  • Coca-Cola Merit Scholarship for Undergraduate Students, 2007-2011