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Welcome to the Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement

PACE is a resource center where the SU community, local government, non-profit and public groups can access knowledge and information. PACE draws on the interdisciplinary expertise of SU faculty, students, staff, and community partners. 

Initiatives & Programs

As a non-partisan institute at Salisbury University, PACE cultivates a more informed, democratic citizenry that promotes good governance on campus, and at the local, state, and federal levels.

PACE serves the Salisbury University and its broader communities through curricular and extracurricular programming that:

  • Supports community engagement and citizenship education
  • Promotes civic dialogue
  • Fosters an expanded understanding of issues related to the public good

PACE offers support for Salisbury University and its broader communities through:

  • Contact and connections between university and community stakeholders
  • Public affairs lectures and training
  • Support for designing and delivering civic engagement curriculum
  • Support for civic engagement and public affairs research and evaluation

Driving Directions

Carnegie Foundation Seal

Carnegie Foundation
Elective Community Engagement Classification