Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Savannah Tierney graduated with Honors from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2021 with a degree in Public Policy and a second major in Management & Society. While pursuing her undergraduate degree, Savannah conducted independent research on COVID-19’s impact on meal distribution in high-resource school districts in North Carolina. Outside of the classroom, Savannah pursued her dedication to public service by giving back to her community through a variety of campus organizations, including Orange County Special Olympics, Nourish, and School Reading Partners. Through partnership with organizations that focus on food insecurity and childhood wellbeing, Savannah will use this experience to specialize in Public Budgeting and Finance with an emphasis on facilitating equity and inclusion through budget allocations.