Articles: Tag: Center for Political Participation

Allegheny College Students to Attend National Conference at Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics

Allegheny College students will participate in the National Campaign for Political and Civic Engagement conference at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics (IOP), February 3-5. The 2017 National Campaign conference will focus on identifying the root causes of national divisiveness following the 2016 presidential election and work to formulate strategies to bridge gaps between

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Allegheny College Senior Heather Bosau Awarded Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship

Allegheny College senior Heather Bosau, of Mentor, Ohio, has been awarded a Pennsylvania House Legislative Fellowship for 13 weeks beginning in late January 2017. Allegheny students have been selected for three consecutive years for the highly competitive fellowship program, which puts students in the offices of committee chairmen or other leaders in the Pennsylvania House

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Allegheny College Senior Honored With Award From the Central PA Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration

April 19, 2016 – Allegheny College senior Abby Lombard has received the Outstanding Student Award from the Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Society for Public Administration. The yearly award is given to one undergraduate student who displays excellence and promise in public administration. Although she is a native of Syracuse, New York, Lombard was

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Professor Harward To Give Talk on “The Voting Rights Act after Shelby Co. v. Holder”

Brian M. Harward, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Political Participation, will present “The Voting Rights Act after Shelby Co. v. Holder” on May 5 as part of the proceedings of the Western New York Continuing Legal Education Seminar at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown, New York.

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Prince and Cusanno Selected as Vote Everywhere Ambassadors

Imani Prince ’16 and Brianna Cusanno ’16 have been selected as Andrew Goodman Foundation Vote Everywhere Ambassadors for 2015. A Vote Everywhere Ambassador completes a year-long paid internship with the Andrew Goodman Foundation at the Ambassador’s college campus. By building a community of civically engaged peers, Ambassadors help lead national conversations about today’s critical civil

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Harward To Publish Article in the Journal “Congress and the Presidency”

Brian M. Harward, associate professor of political science and director of the Center for Political Participation, has had an article, “Congressional Response to Statements of Administration Policy and Signing Statements,” accepted for publication this summer in the journal Congress and the Presidency. Harward and his co-authors developed a dataset with all SAP’s, signing statements, and

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John Rooney ’14 Wins Prize for Essay on John Dewey and American Democracy

Political Science major and Center for Political Participation (CPP) Fellow John Rooney ’14 has received the 2014 Walter Jacobson Memorial Prize for his essay on John Dewey and American democracy. The essay, titled “Democracy: The Task before Us in the 21st Century,” was presented at the Allegheny College Democracy Realized? Legacies of Civil Rights Movement

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Harward and Nelson Present Work at 2014 Brigance Colloquy

Associate Professor of Political Science Brian Harward and Center for Political Participation Student Fellow and Political Science/History major John Nelson ’14 recently presented at Wabash College’s 2014 Brigance Colloquy. Their presentations focused on Civic Learning, the work of the CPP, and the Student Fellows Program. Four other colleges were invited to participate: Kalamazoo College, Colorado

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