Phi Alpha Alpha


Pi Alpha Alpha is the Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. There are more than 160 chapters located around the world at NASPAA member schools.

The purpose of Pi Alpha Alpha is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. Its objectives, such as fostering integrity, professionalism, and effective performance, promote the advancement of quality in the education and practice of the art and science of public affairs and administration. PAA membership identifies those with the highest performance levels in educational programs preparing them for public service careers. 

The Bowie State University Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha, founded in 2010, recognizes the very best students in the College of Business who are attempting to complete their Masters of Public Administration. Students must have a GPA of 3.7, submitted an advancement of candidacy and have completed 24 credit hours to be nominated.


For more information or to join, contact: 

Clarevonte “Clay” Williams

Deborah Bailey, PhD
Asst. Professor & Advisor
Center for Business and Grad Studies, Room 2343