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Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change

Community Partners

A few of our partners include

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News about our Partners:

In 2015, a Lancaster County family services advocate for children who have a parent in prison was launched thanks in part to the work of Bob Cooper, Dr. Mary Glazier, support of the Ambassadors for Hope executive committee, and Millersville University students.

March 15, 2016 - Millersville’s Dr. Mary Glazier was on Smart Talk with representatives from Ambassadors for Hope and Compass Mark to discuss the needs of children with a parent in prison.  Listen to the archived program at

At the request of the Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change and the Lancaster Safety Coalition (LSC), Millersville Communication and Theatre students Michael Rapak, Haley Shiner, and Jessica File produced this short film in support of the (LSC).

 On-going research for the Lancaster Safety Coalition was featured in on ABC27 in a report on their rebranding and fundraising. 

Polling and Research Office

The Polling & Research Office is a nonpartisan research and polling office dedicated to providing high quality public opinion research and analysis serving the public interest.

March 2010: Quality of Life Report

Survey may be used but should reference Millersville’s Polling & Research Office.

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The Community Engagement Grant Program aims to create a community of faculty with a shared interest in service learning and/or community based research to collaborate and support each other in the development of engaged public scholarship.

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Contact Info

Center for Public Scholarship

Mary H. Glazier, Ph.D.
Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change
717-871-7476 (Susquehanna House)

Tracy Rennecker
Graduate Assistant

Second Floor, Huntingdon House
8 George Street, Millersville PA

Events and Resources

The Center for Public Scholarship engaging events are excellent opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and the community to share their interest in service learning and community-based research.

The Policy Conference is an annual event that engages the University family and the community-at-large in national dialogues of policy issues of interest to the region, nation, and the world. The format of the event includes general and breakout sessions with keynote speakers and other experts of national and international repute.

The Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change has developed a set of resources at your disposal, including links, journals, conference information, and grant opportunities.