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April 20, 2021 at 10:34 am

Alumni News | Shannon Hamelund Doesn’t Let Moves Get in the Way of her MPA

Shannon Hamelund, portrait

Shannon Hamelund

The Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs writes about Ohio University alum Shannon Hamelund ’14 in a story headlined “Executive MPA graduate’s experience marked by accomplishments through transitions.”

Hamelund earned a B.A. in Political Sciences from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO.

Shannon Hamelund’s experience in the Executive Master of Public Administration program has been marked by change. In addition to unpredictable adjustments from the COVID-19 pandemic, she also experienced personal change – specifically, living in four different locations while completing her degree.

“As the spouse of an active-duty military service member, there has been a lot of transience in my life over the duration of the program,” Hamelund said.  “I applied for this program while living in D.C., flew to Ohio for residencies pre-pandemic, completed most of the program in lower Alabama, and am finishing it from Seoul, South Korea.”

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