Sample Capstone Projects

Fall 2006-Spring 2007

The Capstone is the final project for the students in the MPA Program. It is a synthesis of all previous coursework and professional and/or internship experience directed toward the production of a professional administrative or policy analysis paper.

Fall 2006

Ann Pierce "Improving the performance of the Binghamton University Department of Art: A comparative analysis"
Brian Driscoll "Industrial development bonds and how they relate to the Central Bradford Progress Authority's economic development efforts"
Jeanmarie LaRuffa "Patient satisfaction: A tool to help improve patient-centered quality service at New York Methodist Hospital"
Kimberly Kappler "An evaluation of fatherhood advocates: Impacts on father involvement"
Mary Jane Sager "Disseminating energy efficiency information: a case study of NYSERDA's Energy $mart communities Southern Tier region"
Tanja DeMauro "Chasing the money: Funding pressures and decision making in public higher education"
  To access all Fall 2006 Capstones, click here.


Spring 2007

Cristine Donovan "Making the decision to sell: A case study of Franziska Racker Centers"
Cynthia Nuara "Bridging the gap: How the Community Service Society can become an intermediary between intellectuals and progressive policy making"
Jennifer Miller "Developing an effective performance measurement system for City of Elmira CDBG sub-grantees"
Nathan Hilburger "Policy implementation challenges: Article 129-a and the Center for Excellence in Student Leadership at Binghamton University"
  To access all Spring 2007 Capstones, click here.

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