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.  

Last Updated: 7/24/14