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Civic Engagement Program

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β€œAt MSU Denver, our mission is to provide quality, affordable and relevant educational experiences for our students so we not only prepare and produce graduates who are ready to make contributions to our economy and work world, but civically-engaged community members who help solve societal issues.”  

President Janine Davidson

(November 2017)


 

Mission

The mission of the Civic Engagement Program is to offer educationally meaningful service opportunities that positively impacts the community and provides opportunities for students to develop as engaged citizens.β€Œ

 

Opportunities 

 

Clinton Global Initiative University

Make a commitment to action by developing a project that addresses a challenge on campus, our community, or around the world.  Successful applicants will be matched with a mentor and are eligible to attend the Clinton Global Initiative University conference.

 

Puksta Scholars Program 

The Puksta Scholars Program provides students the opportunity to grow as leaders while addressing issues within the community.  Puksta Scholars are provided money towards tuition as well as professional development and project support funds to create and sustain a community based project. 

 PeaceJam Partnership

Get involved with the MSU Denver PeaceJam Partnership.  Through your participation, you will tap into the wisdom from a network of Nobel Peace Prize Laureates while making a difference in your community.  Students have access to the PeaceJam film series, mentor training, and opportunities to work with youth initiatives.

 

American Democracy Project

MSU Denver has motivated, civically active students.  Get involved with programs designed to teach civic skills, knowledge, and motivation at local,  regional, national, and global scales.

 

 Need Funding for a Civic Project?

Mini Grants

Apply for funding for student initiated, community based projects.

 


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