Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Nicholas Ordieres was born and raised in Miami, FL. While in high school he found a love for policy in his high school Model United Nations team and won awards at high school circuit Model UN competitions. He also took AP and Dual enrollment classes so that he could make the most of his time after he graduated. He later graduated Magna Cum Lade from Belen. In 2016, Nicholas went on to study a double major in political science and business management at Florida State University. While there he continued participating in Model UN at FSU’s World Affairs Program. He also participated in the Askew Student Life Center’s Film and Game Committees that helped to set up the film and gaming events on campus. He also helped organize a week long event commemorating the World War 1 Centennial at FSU, marking the 100th anniversary of the end of the Great War. He would later intern at the district office of US Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, FL State Representative Kristin Jacobs, and FL State Senator Gary Farmer. By the time he reached the end of his 4 years at FSU he was able to get an OPS (Other Personnel Services) position working at the Florida Senate in Sen. Farmer’s office. By the time Nicholas completed he would graduate with a certificate in Intelligence, a certificate in Global Citizenship, honors, and Magna Cum Lade. He would also be a Garnet and Gold Scholar for his work in the fields of Research, Internship, and International. He is now pursuing a Master’s in Public Administration at the University of Georgia in Athens.