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.
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- Bloomsburg University (Penn.): Pennsylvania has made it easier for residents to register to vote and students can register online with TurboVote. Learn more here.
- Fort Hays State University (Kan.) hosted several events in September to promote civic engagement. Learn more here.
- Georgia College’s ADP hosted a forum on Thursday, Oct. 8 to discuss issues important to the upcoming election; learn more here. They also hosted a panel event on racial discrimination (more here and here). On November 17, 2015 they will present the ‘Effects of Symbolism’ (more here).
- Illinois State University hosted a set of debate parties so that students can become engaged in the upcoming presidential election. Learn more here and here.
- Indiana State University is working on helping their students register to vote and become engaged in the election through debate watch parties. Learn more here and here
- Indiana University South Bend: An Elkhart Mayoral Candidate Debate was held Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015, at the IUSB Elkhart Center. The debate was sponsored by the IUSB Political Science Club and the campus ADP. here
- Keene State College (N.H.) hosted presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on October 16. Learn more about this event made possible by Keene’s ADP chapter here.
- Middle Tennessee State University hosted a panel on civil rights and the U.S. Constitution. Learn more here, here and here
- Missouri State held a Public Affairs Week focused on building healthy communities. Learn more here.
- Rhode Island College held an event on the importance of healthcare. Learn more here.
- Texas A&M – Central Texas hosted a Provost Lecture Series event focused on youth homelessness as part of their participation in the ADP/TDC Economic Inequality Initiative. Learn more here and here.
- University of Northern Iowa: A UNI professor and ADP coordinator wrote about the Iran Nuclear Deal. Learn more here. UNI held events describing unlikely friendships and literacy. Learn more here.