United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power to visit McConnell Center
(Dec. 16, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Samantha Power, U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, will speak at the University of Louisville Jan. 12 as a guest of the university’s McConnell Center.
Abrahamson named assistant editor-in-chief
(Dec. 10, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – McConnell Scholar named second-in-command at student newspaper
Young named president of local Chi Omega sorority
(Dec. 5, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Mary Elizabeth Young, of Louisville, was recently elected president of her local sorority chapter.
Memorabilia, civics lessons from McConnell's life, career on display in archives
(Nov. 13, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has been in public service for more than 40 years and was just elected by his peers to serve as Senate Majority Leader in the upcoming congress.
McConnell Center partners with James Madison’s Montpelier
(Nov. 12, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville’s McConnell Center has partnered with the Robert H. Smith Center for the Constitution at James Madison’s Montpelier. The civic education partnership will allow Kentucky social studies teachers in the McConnell Center’s professional development network to further immerse themselves in primary source documents related to the U.S. Constitution.
Professional development immersion conference for Ky. teachers announced
Nov. 7, 2014 application deadline; conference dates are Feb. 26-March 1, 2015, to St. Louis, MO
Thomas, Whitlock invited to attend West Point Academy conference
(Oct. 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Two McConnell Scholars will attend a four-day conference with other civilian student delegates and West Point cadets on "The Politics and Policy of Crisis Management."
McConnell Center fellow to deliver 'Presidential All Stars' before UofL homecoming game
(Oct. 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville alumna Barbara Perry, PhD, will explore how presidents use athletics to bolster their political image in the next College of Arts and Sciences pre-game talk.
Lauder ('17) to attend World Affairs Council's national conference, earns local scholarship
(Oct. 14, 2017) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Landon Lauder, of Russell, Ky., has been selected to participate in the World Affairs Council's national conference.
Center welcomes Ben Gies as civics graduate assistant
(Aug. 19, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Gies will develop civic enrichment programs such as the McConnell Center’s Young Leaders Academy for high school students and facilitate professional development conferences for Kentucky social studies teachers.
Center launches 'Debating America' fall lecture series
(Aug. 1, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The University of Louisville's McConnell Center will offer a series of public talks this fall. All events are free and open to the public, unless otherwise noted.
30 U.S. Army soldiers complete Center broadening program
(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thirty U.S. Army soldiers stationed around the world converged at the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center during the month of June to enhance and broaden their strategic thinking and leadership skills.
28 Ky. teachers complete McConnell Center’s Teachers Scholars Program
(July 17, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Twenty-eight teachers from across Kentucky have successfully completed the yearlong Teachers Scholars Program through the University of Louisville’s McConnell Center.
McConnell Center welcomes 10 new McConnell Scholars
(July 15, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The McConnell Center welcomes its 22nd class of McConnell Scholars to the University of Louisville.
McConnell Center to present Kentucky Chautauqua program on Caleb Powers
The Aug. 4 program is part of the McConnell Center's annual leadership retreat with McConnell Scholars to a Kentucky state park.
Vance ('17) earns national scholarship from fraternity
(June 18, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Aaron Vance, a McConnell Scholar (’17) at the University of Louisville, has earned the Charles M. Shaw Scholarship from Phi Kappa Tau.
McConnell Center wishes Vaughn well as family moves to Cleveland
Moore (’16) earns full scholarship to Spanish immersion program in California
(June 20, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sophomore McConnell Scholar Philip Moore will attend a Spanish immersion program in Oakland, Calif.
Pepper earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Anna Cecile Pepper, of Elizabethtown, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.
Mayes earns McConnell scholarship to the University of Louisville
(June 14, 2014) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Macey Mayes, of Central City, Ky., has been named a McConnell Scholar at the University of Louisville.