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TDC Welcomes Shasta College

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 21

TDC is happy to welcome Shasta College as a new member institution! Shasta College has been making strides in incorporating civic engagement into their student community as well as through course curriculum. Shasta’s mission statement

Glendale Community College – Civility Week

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 16

Civility Week at GCC, Oct. 21-25, will raise awareness about the functions and practices of a civil society by providing learning opportunities to gain knowledge and enhance understanding of a respectful, honest, just, fair and

Inside Higher Ed Interviews Amee Bearne

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 09

The article entitled, “New Faces of Civic Learning” by Allie Grasgreen published by Inside Higher Ed on October 9, 2013 highlighted the important roles of non-traditional students civic learning. Colleges and universities who have high

Webinar: Community Colleges and The Democracy Commitment Initiative

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 09

Webinar with TDC Co-Founder: Brian Murphy President De Anza College on Community Colleges and The Democracy Commitment Initiative October 23, 2013     12:00-1:30 PM (Eastern) About this Session: American community colleges are critical in preparing

Fall 2013 Virtual Think Tank Program

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 09

Fall 2013 Virtual Think Tank Program NERCHE’s Virtual Think Tanks are webinars, or virtual discussions, designed to engage higher education practitioners in the exploration of collaborative change processes which address social justice in a diverse

Democracy Wall: Who’s Ready to Do the Same?

Verdis Robinson, TDC National Director   
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Oct 07

From late 1978 to early 1979 a section of the walls in the Forbidden City were plastered with posters, right next to a bus station, a popular venue for people to hangout and exchange ideas.