Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte

Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte

NEW YORK — On June 7, 2019, Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) celebrated the induction of 17 students to the Pi Alpha Alpha Global Honor Society for Public Affairs and Administration. During the ceremony, Assemblymember Rodneyse Bichotte delivered the keynote address.

Pi Alpha Alpha members must demonstrate high academic achievement in public affairs and administration program and/or outstanding public service. Its purpose is to encourage and recognize outstanding scholarship and accomplishment in public affairs and administration. The honor society’s objectives, which include “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,” compliment the mission of MCNY’s outstanding School of Public Affairs and Administration.

“Our Master of Public Administration program prepares students to do great work to help communities thrive,” said President of MCNY Joanne Passaro. “A number of our alumni are now helping to run New York City.”

MCNY’s Master of Public Administration program educates current and future leaders and administrators of public and nonprofit organizations. Many MCNY students have gone on to be leaders in New York City government, including the New York City Department of Education, New York City Administration for Children’s Services, New York City Human Resources Administration, New York City Department of Mental Health and Hygiene and The New York City Department of Environmental Protection.

The induction ceremony will be held on MCNY’s campus. For more information, please contact Tavia Hartley (212-255-2572 or

More pictures of the event available on our MCNY Flickr page

For over 50 years, Metropolitan College of New York (MCNY) has continued the tradition of offering highly motivated learners an education that combines applied skills with professional knowledge to effect personal transformation and positive change in the workplace and community. MCNY is a non-profit, accredited, private college. Year-round offerings accelerate degree completion and a unique approach to learning permits close integration of workplace activities and study.