2024

Highly engaged citizens have the power to impact the world around them and drive meaningful change. They promote collaboration and action. Through this year’s sessions, discover effective and practical strategies to help you become a leading and successful change agent.

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Schedule

Let’s Talk About Drugs

Dr. Mary Ryan and Braeden Crousey

February 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Preserving Knowledge, Defending Independence: A Student Bill of Rights Workshop

Michaelina Sauritch and Tianna Borda

February 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Digital Democracy and Civic Engagement: Digital Democracy Unveiled

Halee Coburn

February 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

BSU’s Discussion Series: Impact of Affirmative Action

The Black Student Union of Washington & Jefferson College

February 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Film in Democracy

Brenden Guesman

February 21 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am

Agency for the Common Good: How Individuals, Social Movements and Institutions Can Positively Influence Democracy

Dr. David J. Siegel and Rosa Clemente

February 21 @ 11:30 am - 2:15 pm
James David Ross Family Recreation Center

A Conversation with Community Leaders in Washington

Blueprints and Student Life

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

The Lost Generations: Experiences of the Lebanese Diaspora in the United States Public Premiere

George Francis

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Building Bridges: How Campus Policing can lead the way toward American Police Reform

Chief J. Rosnick

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Being a Poll Worker: The Front Lines on Election Day

Dr. Robert Dunn and Dr. Tiffani Gottschall

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Artificial Intelligence, Misinformation and Democracy

Dr. John Ladd, Dr. Amanda Holland-Minkley, and Dr. Pax Gutierrez-Neal

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Nuclear Disarmament and Global Security

Dr. Buba Misawa, Dr. Zheya Gai, Ms. Eliana Johns, and Ms. Clara Sherwood

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

How inclusive are we? W&J and the Campus Pride Index

Stevie Gray

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Artificial Intelligence and Misinformation

Dr. Pax Gutierrez-Neal

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Service Experience (2 hours) with student life

Student Life

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 5:45 pm

Corruption: what it is, why it happens, and how to fight it

Jacob Davis and Dr. Mary Ryan

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Sustainability Hackathon

Gage Watson

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Filmmaking in Consciousness Raising

Dr. Stevie Berberick

February 21 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm

Speakers

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Dr. Mary Ryan

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The Black Student Union of Washington & Jefferson College

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Dr. Tiffani Gottschall

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Blueprints

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Dr. David J. Siegel

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Rosa Clemente

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Dr. Buba Misawa

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Dr. Zheya Gai

Robert Dunn

Dr. Robert Dunn

John Ladd

Dr. John Ladd

Amanda Holland-Minkley

Dr. Amanda Holland-Minkley

Charles Hannon

Dr. Charles Hannon

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Chief J. Rosnick

Pax Gutierrez-Neal

Dr. Pax Gutierrez-Neal

Stevie Berberick

Dr. Stevie Berberick

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Ryan Smith

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Student Life

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