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School of Public Policy Becomes Educational Partner With Millennium Momentum Foundation
Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy has recently become an educational partner with the Millennium Momentum Foundation, Inc. (MMF) to act as an academic resource for its state-of-the-art Leadership Development Institute. The program provides practical leadership development and employment skills training, mentoring, and professional development support services for students pursuing higher education and careers in public policy.
Read about last year's Millennium Momentum Fellowship winners, School of Public Policy students David Andrade and Lily Wong, who were recognized for their exceptional and sustained commitment to public service.
Select Pepperdine public policy students accepted into the elite program will be able to take advantage of this valuable partnership and receive over 36 hours of training in leadership skills, employment preparation skills, and financial literacy skills administered over a six-month period. They will also receive extensive academic and professional support services external of training sessions over the course of 12 months.
Pepperdine joins MMF as an educational partner along with Loyola Marymount University; University of Southern California; University of California, Los Angeles; and California State University, Dominguez Hills.
MMF is an organization committed to increasing the number of students and young professionals from various ethnic backgrounds in public service related fields through education, mentoring, and leadership development training.
Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy has been deeply involved with the Millennium Momentum Foundation since 2006, having several students named to the foundation’s Best and Brightest Scholarship Program. In addition, in 2007 Pepperdine’s School of Public Policy was selected as the recipient of the Ambassador of Education Award from the Millennium Momentum Foundation as an institute of higher education that is committed to educating and professionally developing a pool of diverse public policy scholars and practitioners.
For more information, visit the School of Public Policy News Web site.