Publications

Ethos Matters: Inspiring Students as Democracy’s Co-Creators

Originally posted by the American Democracy Project on September 29, 2016, https://adpaascu.wordpress.com/ By David Hoffman, Assistant Director of Student Life for Civic Agency, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Civic Ethos: The infusion of democratic values into the customs and habits of everyday practices, structures, and interactions; the defining character of the institution and those in it that emphasizes open-mindedness, civility,…

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What We’re Reading: Transfer Student Success

Today, most college students in the United States do not attend a single institution in pursuit of their college degrees. Accordingly, the successful attainment of a degree or other credential often depends on a smooth transfer process, as students move between and among higher education institutions. Many states and institutions are working to develop policies and practices that ensure that…

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Publication: “Minding the Gap: Partnering Across Sectors for Democracy,” by TDC co-founder, Bernie Ronan, and ADP founder, George Mehaffy

Minding the Gap: Partnering Across Sectors for Democracy By Bernie Ronan and George L. Mehaffy Volume 16, Number 1 Winter 2013 (online source) With the 2012 London Olympics on full display this summer, we were reminded of a characteristically British phrase. While traveling by tube or rail in the United Kingdom, one often sees signs reminding riders to “mind the…

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Co-founder of The Democracy Commitment, Bernie Ronan, writes about TDC, and “Community Colleges and the Work Of Democracy.”

Community Colleges and the Work Of Democracy Article by Bernie Ronan (For original article source, please visit: http://kettering.org/periodicals/community-colleges-democracy/) ***** A Time of Crisis: This phrase served as the title of a crucial section in the historic 1947 Truman Commission Report, Higher Education for Democracy, which framed how higher education should respond to the education crisis facing post-World War II America.…

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