The American Democracy Project is focused on higher education's role in preparing the next generation of informed and engaged citizens. The goal of the American Democracy Project is to produce graduates who are committed to being active, involved citizens in their communities.
September 16 - 20, 2013
Various activities throughout the week commemorating the adoption of the Constitution of the United States. Including:
Sept. 16 - Voter Registration Booth
Shepherd Union Atrium, 9:00 am -12:00 pm
Sept. 17 - Birthday Cake & Hand out Constitutions
Shepherd Union Atrium, 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Sept. 18 - Compliments of the Constitution
Shepherd Union, 10:30 am
Video presentation of student knowledge of the Constitution
Sept. 20 - Discussion with Senator Mike Lee
Wildcat Theater, 1:00 pm
Co-Sponsored by the Olene Walker Institute
New York Times Reporter
Thursday, September 19, 2013 | Wildcat Theater | 10:30 am
Brian Stelter will be presenting Social Media’s Impact on Governments: Today, Tomorrow, and How It Could Have Impacted History, Including Our Own Revolution. Brian Stelter is a media reporter for the New York Times and the former editor of the news-related blog TVNewser.com. Stelter is featured prominently in the 2011 documentary Page One: Inside the New York Times.Co-Sponsored by the Office of the Provost and the
American Democracy Project.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 | Shepherd Union Ballroom A | 11:30 am
Join us for a spirited debate of a
State Of The Union Watch
Join the community in watching President
Obama deliver the State of the Union Address—
A tradition that began with George Washington in 1790. And don’t forget to tweet your thoughts on this year’s legislative agenda and national priorities @ #WSUADP.
Deliberative Democracy Day
Wednesday, March 19, 2014 | Shepherd Union Ballrooms | 11 am - 3 pm
Weber State University students, faculty, and staff come together to discuss a controversial issue in group and panel discussions.
Civil Liberties Forum
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 | Wildcat Theater | 10:30 a.m.
The Civil Liberties Forum creates a space on campus where students can address the more controversial civil liberties issues.
Shepherd Union Atrium
Have students come and exchange ideas on a dry erase board.
WSU campus will engage in Twitter conversations throughout the year hosted by American Democracy Project.
Powered by Pizza
- Tuesday, October 29, 2013
- Tuesday, February 25, 2013
Shepherd Union,12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Come join a conversation of the important issues of the day. Bring your New York Times.
WSU Service Day of Remembrance
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
WSU Lindquist Plaza, 8:30 am
National Voter Registration Day
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Register to vote to be politically engaged.
Make A Difference Day
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Volunteers meet at the Dee at 8:30 am
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
January 20-24, 2014
WSU Remembers MLK Week kicks off with the MLK breakfast and Freedom March at the Marshall White Center. Connect with the community during service projects each day throughout the week.
Students create a piece of photojournalism based on a given topic. The winning entry will be featured on the New York Times education website. Details forthcoming.
Make A Difference Day In Ogden
Thursday, May 8, 2014
WSU students, faculty and staff participate in the projects of Ogden Make A Difference Day. Projects vary from year to year. Stay tuned for project details each year in May.
“Forging Civic Pathways for Students Between Our Institutions”
2014 ADP National Meeting
Thursday, June 5 to Saturday, June 7, 2014
Marriott Louisville Downtown,
Please join us in Louisville, Kentucky for the American Democracy Project’s (ADP) 12th annual national meeting and The Democracy Commitment’s (TDC) 4th annual national meeting at the Marriott Louisville Downtown.