PACE Events - Spring 2015
1."Political Virtuoso: How FDR Broke
Precedent and Won a Third Term"
PACE is sponsoring a President's Day lecture held by Dr. Dean
Kotlowski on February 12, 2015 in Fulton Hall room 111 at 7 P.M.
The entire campus community is encouraged to attend.
2. "Nixon's Fall, Reagan's Rise: An
Evening With Rick Perlstein"
PACE is sponsoring a lecture held by author Rick
Perlstein. The lecture will take place at 7 P.M. on April
23, 2015 in TETC room 153.
Summary PACE Events – Fall
1. Turbo Vote Voter Registration Drive
PACE hosted a daily voter registration drive encouraging
students, faculty, and staff to sign up for Turbo Vote.
The event took place in the Commons Lobby and PACE
provided computers for easy access to the online Turbo Vote
platform. The voter
registration drive allowed members of the SU community to
quickly and efficiently register to vote or request an absentee
ballot. Also, Turbo
Vote provided users with up-to-date information on the election
process and polling locations.
To date 456 students have utilized Turbo Vote to register
for the upcoming elections.
2. Candidate Meet and Greet
PACE hosted a candidate meet-and-greet on October 2, from
11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Red Square.
The event gave students, faculty, and staff the
opportunity to meet and discuss pertinent issues with
Candidates in attendance included; Addie Eckhardt (R, MD-37),
Chris Adams (R, MD-37B), Johnny Mautz (R, MD-37B), Carl Anderton
(R, MD-38B), Norman Conway (R, MD-38B), Mary Beth Carozza
(R-MD-36C), Judy Davis (D, MD-38C), representatives from Larry
Hogan’s gubernatorial campaign, Rick Pollitt (D, county
executive), John Cannon (R, county council at large), Laura
Mitchell (D, county council at large) and M.J. Caldwell (circuit
court judge). A
voter registration table was also present at the event,
furthering PACE’s goal of registering students for the upcoming
3. Lt. Governor Anthony Brown Visits
On October 14, 2014 PACE hosted a forum with
gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown.
The event was held from 11 to 11:30 a.m. in the Wicomico
Room of the Guerrieri University Center and was moderated by
PACE Director Robert Sheehan.
The invitation to the event was extended to students,
staff, faculty, and the greater community.
Brown echoed brief remarks and then addressed questions
submitted by students in advance.
4. Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) Visits
Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) joined students, staff, and
faculty on Thursday October 30th, at 2 p.m. for a
Constitution Day Talk.
Carper addressed issues brought forth by students focused
on nuclear waste, constitutional amendments, American foreign
policy, and discussed his experience in politics.
5. “Immigration Enforcement at the Border
& Beyond: The Human Cost of Securitization” by: Todd Miller
Along with the Departments of Sociology, Political
Science, and Communication, PACE hosts Todd Miller author of
Border Patrol Nation on November 12, at 6 p.m. in 123
Devilbliss Hall. The
event will focus on Miller’s research as an investigative
journalist in the US-Mexico Border region.
The event should foster discussion regarding immigration
enforcement and cost of growing securitization around US-Mexico
borders. PACE will
provide light refreshments and snacks.
Gay Marriage Forum
Below is information on the forum that
PACE held on October 15th, 2012 discussing the Ballot Question 6
in celebration of Constitution Day at Salisbury University.
Dream Act Forum
Below is information on the forum that
PACE held on October 3rd, 2012 discussing Ballot Question
4-Tuition Rate for Undocumented Immigrants.
Below is some information on the forum
that PACE co-sponsored with the Fulton School of Liberal Arts
and the Social Work and Political Science Departments on
September 12th, 2011 to discuss
the implications of a post-9/11 America.
Check out some of the background
information utilized in our Immigration Forum this past Spring
semester. Included you will find the resources used to
supplement the discussion. Community members, faculty members,
and Presidential Citizen Scholars all joined together to discuss
the Arizona Immigration Law and the recent Maryland legislation
on in-state tuition status.