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Rice University Center for Civic Leadership

Events

Oct. 22, 2019

Loewenstern Application Workshop
noon

Oct. 22, 2019

LRME Info Session
noon

Oct. 22, 2019

Rich Finalizing Applications
3 p.m.

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Civic Leadership Capstone Scholars

Our four Capstone students are spending this semester designing project plans that will build the capacity of a community partner. Projects include working with neighborhood coalitions, non-profit organizations, and educational associations.

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Fostering civic leadership through integrated curricular and experiential learning opportunities that enable students to understand the complexity of social issues, their roles as active members of society, and the mechanisms for achieving equitable and inclusive communities.

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UPDATES & UPCOMING EVENTS

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Houston Policy Challenge

Applications due Oct. 26th. APPLY HERE

Loewenstern Fellowship 
Apply HERE

Turbovote

We just subscribed to Turbovote, which allows Rice students to register to vote and get election reminders.

Here is the link for the Rice portal: https://rice.turbovote.org/ 

2019 Fall Opportunities

Learn more about our fall opportunities HERE

Urban Immersion 2018 Recap

  

National Voter Registration Day

Music: https://www.bensound.com

  

Student Opportunity Center 

The Center for Civic Leadership and Office of Inquiry-Based Learning are excited to announce the launch of the Student Opportunity Center, a centralized resource for Rice students to find experiential learning opportunities on- and off-campus. The SOC’s focus on research, funding, and conferences complements the resources already provided by CCD's Handshake. We recommend that you use both databases to identify the full range of opportunities available to you as a Rice student. Click here to access your SOC account.

News

Peace Corps director’s Houston visit spotlights longstanding relationship with Rice
Oct. 14, 2019

Rice has maintained a strong relationship with the Peace Corps since its founding in 1961. Over 250 Rice alumni have served in that time — including six serving right now.

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Addressing a grave injustice
Oct. 7, 2019

Criminal justice reform advocate Anthony Graves visited Rice Oct. 7 to tell his story in Duncan Hall’s McMurtry Auditorium.

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Register to vote. Houston’s future depends on it. [Editorial]
Oct. 3, 2019

The last time Houston held municipal elections, only 27 percent of registered voters cast ballots for mayor and City Council members.

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