Rethinking Nonpartisanship in an Increasingly Divisive Era
When our peers make a statement, we need to seek to understand their perspective and to ask them how they know that their statement is true. This is a question I’ve struggled with my whole life. How do I know the things I know? How do I know if I know the right things? I think these are questions we should all be asking ourselves, but more importantly we should be asking them of one another.
‘Phins Share Meals – A Unique Solution to an Unseen Dilemma
Mother Teresa once said, “If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one.” It’s amazing how many undiscovered opportunities there are to help others. And although it may be overwhelming to attempt tackling a worldwide problem like hunger, it is much easier to feed one person at a time, starting with the person next to you.
Knowledge that Works at the Polls
While there is still a great deal of work ahead, Pavan Purswani and the Office of Transitions and Community Engagement will continue to work to drive voter engagement at UB. And while other campuses may consider adopting some of the successful practices at UB, it’s important to choose strategies that work for your campus and that keep your institution’s unique culture and practices in mind.
#CLDE18 Recommended Sessions for Students
In preparing for #CLDE18, we hope that you’ve taken the opportunity to read through the 2018 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement program and plan what sessions you would like to attend. In order to make your planning a bit easier, we wanted to share with you some of the sessions that we are most excited to be part of.
10 Things Students Should Know Before Attending #CLDE18:
In order to make the most of your #CLDE18 experience as a #CLDEStudents, check out these ten things to do before arriving in Anaheim.
Strategic Partnerships and Civic Engagement on College Campuses
Institutions of higher learning must become more proactive in revitalizing American democracy. With a prevalence of newly registered voters, colleges and universities are perfectly situated to create life-long active citizens by providing students with opportunities to engage in the democratic process outside the classroom. Such opportunities are greatly enhanced by partnerships with diverse academic departments and organizations both on campus and within the local community.