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Staff Spotlight: Sergio Hernandez, Enrollment Services Customer Service Specialist

Staff Spotlight: Sergio Hernandez, Enrollment Services Customer Service Specialist

Sergio - tell us in your own words about what you do here at HKS?  My official title here at HKS is “Enrollment Services Customer Service Specialist”. Enrollment Services encompasses the…

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Ashley Fischer, MPP / MBA (MIT Sloan), Organization: BUSS – Bringing Under-Resourced Schools Supplies

BUSS operates to ensure supplies do not go wasted, and schools in need have the resources required to best serve their students. What we do: We do this by soliciting supplies from…

STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Sar Medoff, MPP / MD (Mt. Sinai), Organization: Reach Out and Read

I am the Chair of Reach Out and Read’s Young Literacy Council (YLC) (effectively a junior board). The YLC is a group of young professionals who are passionate about the…

Citizen Editorial Team Spotlight

Citizen Editorial Team Spotlight

For our final Spotlight of the year, we bring you a portrait of some of the incredible staff here at The Citizen. They selflessly gave their time to bring you…

REFLECTIONS: Last Words of the Graduating Class

REFLECTIONS: Last Words of the Graduating Class

The Citizen asked students to share their ‘last words’ in mini 140-character messages, adopting a practice from the social-networking service, Twitter. Why 140 characters? Well, Twitter founders chose 140 characters…

REFLECTIONS: Love Conquers All: Charity Is Pure Love

REFLECTIONS: Love Conquers All: Charity Is Pure Love

By Greg Pavone, MPP’14 From the time I was about fourteen, my dream has been to graduate from Harvard Business School, get a high-powered job on Wall Street as an…

REFLECTIONS: To My Fellow Classmates: Please Bring HKS Home with You

REFLECTIONS: To My Fellow Classmates: Please Bring HKS Home with You

By Karla Peterson, MPP’14 “Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to the Harvard Kennedy School.” These are the words that in March 2012 marked one of the happiest days of my life,…

REFLECTIONS: Crossing the Finish Line

REFLECTIONS: Crossing the Finish Line

By Siahoe Lim, Mason Fellow/MPA “Are you crazy?” Those were the honest first words of disbelief from my husband and two sons when I first broached my proposal to apply…

REFLECTIONS: The things I learned at HKS

REFLECTIONS: The things I learned at HKS

By Julia Fetherston, MPP’14 Ninety nine days ago, I began asking second-year public policy students: What is one thing you learned at HKS? Their responses amount to a remarkable catalogue…

REFLECTIONS: The Presence of Absence: An ode to seeking all that is not there

REFLECTIONS: The Presence of Absence: An ode to seeking all that is not there

By Asma Jaber, MPP’14 Fifteen years ago, my daily routine was to say to my late father, “No! Not at the entrance. Drop me off here!” – hoping my adolescent…

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