TO: Cabinet Secretaries/Agency Heads/Division Directors/HR Directors


FROM: Paul Dietl, Chief Human Resources Officer


CC: HR Advisory Council


DATE: January 18, 2013


RE: 2013-2014 Suffolk Fellowship Program


Dear Colleagues:


It is with great pleasure that I announce the 2013-2014 Suffolk Fellowship Program for Excellence in Public Administration. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts in conjunction with Suffolk University offers Executive Branch managers the opportunity to attend the Frank Sawyer School of Management, Master in Public Administration Program for the academic year 2013-2014. Eligibility and selection criteria, instructions, and the application process are detailed on the HRD website at the link below.


An announcement about the Suffolk Fellowship program and the application process will be sent to Executive Branch managers on Tuesday, January 22, 2013. Suffolk will host a Fellowship Information Session on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM to allow prospective students an opportunity to learn more about the program and the application process.


I encourage you to identify eligible staff in your agency and to notify them of this opportunity. If you have any questions regarding the Suffolk Fellowship Programs including the application and selection processes, please contact Deidre Travis Brown at (617) 878-9896. Applicants can access the application forms by going to: www.mass.gov/hrd/SuffolkFellowship



Suffolk Fellowship Information Session

Tuesday, February 21, 2013 1:00 PM 2:30 PM

Ashburton Cafe - 1 Ashburton Place

Boston, MA 02108

RSVP to Deidre Travis Brown at