Walker Center

Civic & Community Leaders Professional Development

The Civic & Community Leaders Professional Development Program is designed to both inform students about the structures and processes of the political and non-profit worlds and impart the tangible skills they require to excel in their internships and future careers. 

Click here to for a video from Honorable Robert Walker. 

Voter Assistance & Poll Workers Project

The Voter Assistance & Poll Workers Project is an initiative in which students can participate in civic engagement by supporting the Help America Vote Act by working with the Board of Elections on Election Day.

Government Internships

Government Internships are made available to interested students. Stop by Huntingdon House for more information.

American Democracy Project Events

The American Democracy Project (ADP) for Civic Engagement is a national, multi-campus initiative that seeks to foster informed civic engagement in the United States. ADP events occur throughout the fall.

Political Officials and Candidate Forums

The Political Officials and Candidate Forums are a series of non-partisan forums that occur prior to the primary elections in May and the general elections in November. Candidates for local, state, and national office are invited to campus to present their positions on election campaign issues, respond to questions from students and faculty members in attendance, or engage in debate with rival candidates. Similarly, appointed officials from local, state, and national government are invited to campus biannually to speak and to answer questions about issues they are involved with in their capacity as public officials.

Distinguished Civic Leadership Awards Banquet

The Distinguished Civic Leadership Awards Banquet is a CCERP initiative that recognizes notable civic and community contributions on the part of individuals who and entities that have had a positive impact locally, regionally, nationally, or internationally.