ADP Campuses in the News | December 2015 Edition
ADP in the News is a compilation of brief updates about American Democracy Project (ADP) activities at participating colleges and universities and is a semi-regular news feature on our blog. Below you will find the latest edition of this series.
Indiana State University: An ISU event sponsored by ADP helped students realize the importance of voting, and some participants registered for the first time.
Fort Hays State University (Kan.): Held a poster competition, “Let Your Voice Be Heard!” The class assignment resulted in an unprecedented landslide of social media engagement for the university. FHSU’s ADP is also educating their students on the importance of voting and plan to register about 300 students using TurboVote. Find out more here.
Illinois State University: The American Democracy Project and School of Communication had their annual “Social Issues Fair” on November 9th. This event brings together students to “encourage and engage dialogue” on current political and social issues.
University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh: Along with ADP, Oshkosh has created a webpage to inform their students on local voting information.
Northeastern Illinois University: The Second Economic Inequality Initiative event, held on Oct. 29, served to encourage students to confront, through critical discussion, the roots of economic inequality — and to challenge students to adopt an active role in addressing their solutions.
Rhode Island College: RIC shared their ADP photos on Pinterest.
University of Central Oklahoma: The UCO American Democracy Project organized efforts throughout the fall semester that resulted in 3.8 percent of Central’s full-time student body registering to vote for the first time.
University of Nebraska- Kearney: Tom Clemente, an expert on genetically modified organisms spoke about biotechnology in agriculture as part of their Science Café program.
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