John R. Hargreaves Distinguished
Legislative Fellow Award Ceremony
Salisbury University President Dr. Janet
Dudley-Eshbach and the Institute for Public Affairs and Civic
Engagement will be honoring Delegate John. L. Bohanan, Jr. with
the John R. Hargreaves Distinguished Legislative Fellow Award.
Delegate Bohanan has been a member of the House of Delegates
since December 1999, the Chair of the Spending Affordability
Committee since 2007 and a member of the Appropriations
Committee since 2003. The ceremony will take place in Annapolis,
Maryland on February 21st, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. For more
information please contact PACE.
Perspectives by Frank Gannon
Loved and hated, Richard Nixon was one of
the most controversial and consequential presidents in American
history. One hundred years after his birth, Nixon - and
his legacy- remain relevant in today's political environment.
Gannon, a former aide who helped Nixon prepare his memoirs,
shares his reflections, thoughts and interviews with the 37th
president. Sponsored by the Institute for Public Affairs
and Civic Engagement and the Office of Cultural Affairs.
Light refreshments will be served. For more information
contact PACE. In the Great
Hall, Holloway Hall on April 30th, 2013 at 7 p.m.
In collaboration with the Maryland
Humanities Council and Sustainable Delmarva PACE hosted the
civil discourse forum that provided an opportunity to connect
diverse perspectives with the goal of finding common themes.
The aim is to gain clarity around the common ground ideas among
people with multiple perspectives so they are able to begin
working from the same place and move in a united fashion towards
important goals. Monday, October 22nd at 5 p.m.
in the Wicomico Room.
Debate Watch Party
An interactive experience with students
during the debate using pollseverywhere.com with pizza, popcorn,
and red, white and blue cupcakes. Students text their
answers anonymously to questions on the large projection screen
designed around each candidate's performance during the debate.
GUC Fireside Lounge on Tuesday, October 16th at 9 p.m.
Gay Marriage Forum
In celebration of Constitution Day at
Salisbury University, PACE held a forum on Maryland Ballot
Question 6. The goals of the forum are to educate SU
students and the surrounding community about the gay marriage
debate and to present all sides of the issue, viewing the
controversy through a Constitutional lens. Monday, October
15th at 7 p.m. in the Wicomico Room.
Conventions Student Presentations
Salisbury University seniors, Jessica
Cahill and Chelsea Brown, give a presentation on their
experiences at the Democratic and Republican 2012 National
Conventions. Cahill and Brown were the first students to
be sent by Salisbury University to the National Conventions and
the only students from the state of Maryland that attended the
conventions. Tuesday, October 9th at 7 p.m. in TETC 153.
Dream Act Forum
PACE held the forum to address Maryland
Ballot Question 4-Tuition Rates for Undocumented Immigrants.
The objective of the forum is to inform and educate the
Salisbury community, as well as students, on a ballot question
they would be faced with on November 6th, 2012. Wednesday,
October 3rd at 7 p.m. in the Wicomico Room.
In Class Guests (Do not count toward
2011/2012 In Class Guests
Delegate Norman H. Conway
Delegate Norman. H. Conway, a Salisbury
alumna, spoke to the Presidential Citizen Scholars to share with
them his successful journey to his current status in the
Maryland Legislative as chair of the House of Delegates
Appropriations Committee. The inspirational lecture
summarized the actions taken to become civically engaged and
Republican State Delegate Jeannie
Haddaway-Riccio of District 37B of Maryland, a Salisbury alumna,
spoke to the Presidential Citizen Scholars about her journey to
her current elected position and ways to become involved in
Jennifer Small of the
Maryland Food Bank
Jennifer Small, manager of the Maryland
Food Bank Eastern Shore, spoke to the Presidential Citizen
Scholars about the issue of hunger in Maryland and the efforts
of the Maryland Food Bank to curb the number of those affected.
Adam Borden of the
Marylanders for Better Beer and Wine
Adam Borden, current President of the
Marylanders for Better Beer and Wine Laws Board of Directors,
addressed the Presidential Citizen Scholars on his
organization's recent success in getting legislation passed
through the Maryland General Assembly.
Volunteer Opportunities (To Satisfy
Maryland Food Bank Volunteer