Sample Capstone Projects

Fall 2007-Spring 2008

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 2007

  Amanda Spellicy Implications for policy making: A case study of executive compensation at nonprofit organizations in New York State
  Jennifer Whitehead The incredible shrinking system: juvenile detention capacity decisions in New York State
  Joann Lindstrom Connect, persevere and innovate: A comparative case study of four successful museums
  Luisa Catapano Motivating students to give: An empirical study of the Binghamton Fund Senior Challenge Program.
    To access all Fall 2007 Capstones click here.

Spring 2008

  Tyler Case Improving Chautauqua Institution's hiring practices through game theory: A creative approach for a creative organization
  Cara Kenien Caregivers in Broome county: determining their needs
    To access all Spring 2008 capstones, click here.

Last Updated: 7/24/14