Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Erick Gaona became a full-time MPA student Spring of 2022 after two semesters as a Double Dawg student. During his undergraduate career, Erick was involved with several of organizations and programs including UNICEF at UGA, World Leaders Program, Goizueta Ambassadors, and PSO Scholars. All of these different experiences ignited his passion for public service. Additionally, he has worked with the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development as an intern and the Athens-Clarke County Government as their summer Management Fellow. Erick has a great passion for local communities and hopes to continue expanding his skills and experience through a combination of classes and internships.