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Rice University Center for Civic Leadership

Events

Feb. 10, 2016

Certificate Presentations/Info Sessions
12:15 p.m.

Feb. 11, 2016

Undergraduate Conference Funding Deadline

Feb. 11, 2016

C.D. Broad Interviews

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Highlight

Houston air quality event connects research findings to action in local communities

"Bringing Houston Air Pollution Research to Local Action: Acute Health Effects for Vulnerable Populations" on Friday, September 25th brought together city leaders, community voices, and researchers for a series of moderated discussions that connected research findings to action on air quality issues in Houston.

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Leading Edge Workshop Registration Now Open! Click here to register.

The mission of the Center for Civic Leadership is to foster engaged citizenship through integrated curricular and experiential learning opportunities. These opportunities help students develop the capacity to exercise civic leadership by better understanding themselves, their responsibilities as citizens, the complexity of social issues, and the mechanisms for creating sustainable change in Houston and communities beyond.

The Center for Civic Leadership will be recognized as a model for creating mutually beneficial university-community partnerships that promote positive, sustainable change. Our students and graduates will engage the world confidently and courageously, poised to take action on the challenges they deem most important based on their values, and they will exercise leadership as compassionate, critical thinking citizens whose engagement in communities reflects a dynamic process that continues throughout their lives. 

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The CCL has partnered with the Rather Prize Foundation, Greenlights, and SXSWedu to inspire innovative ideas for Texas education! Learn more here.

News

Voting is now open for the 10 Rather Prize finalists
Jan. 27, 2016

Read a summary of each idea and vote on the best idea to improve education in Texas.

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Rice senior Isabel Scher is selected as 2017 Schwarzman Scholar
Jan. 11, 2016

It was announced today that Rice University senior Isabel Scher was selected as 1 of 111 Schwarzman Scholars. 

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Upcoming Due Dates
Jan. 6, 2016

Please click "Details" for other upcoming scholarship and program application due dates, including Udall, Wagoner, and LRME.

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