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Manuel Alcantara

Public Administration, MPA

After serving four years in the United States Marine Corps, including two deployments to Iraq in 2008 and 2009, Manuel Alcantara, or Manny, received his honorable discharge in 2011. He then completed his Bachelor’s degree in Fire Science Administration from Salem State University, and started working at the Lynn Fire Department in Massachusetts. After three years of battling blazes, Manny wanted to expand his knowledge of how governments are run and how policies are established. He graduated with a Master of Public Administration from Northeastern University in May 2017. This is Manny’s Northeastern story…

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