Civics in the News

Slavery and the Constitutional Republic from Jan 30, 2014 12:00 AM to Feb 02, 2014 12:00 AMCincinnati, Ohio,
(Jan. 30-Feb. 2, 2014) — A four-day conference to Cincinnati, Ohio, co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
25 KY high school students complete McConnell Center's Young Leaders Academy
(July 29, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Students previewed college life last week as part of the annual summer leadership academy.
Young Leaders Academy from Jul 24, 2013 08:00 AM to Jul 27, 2013 05:00 PMMcConnell Center, Ekstrom Library, Belknap Campus,
Kentucky high school students will explore the "Roots of U.S." in this four-day, summer leadership conference.
Liberty and Responsibility in the Cold War from Nov 14, 2013 12:00 AM to Nov 17, 2013 12:00 AMAtlanta, Georgia,
(Nov. 14-17, 2013) A four-day conference to Atlanta, Ga., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Young Leaders Academy
High school students to explore the origins, development and contemporary impact of the U.S. Constitution in this four-day summer leadership conference.
High school essay contest announced
Feb. 15, 2013 - Civic Education Program to give away $900 in prize money to high school students
Liberty and Resistance to Central Authority from Mar 13, 2014 12:00 AM to Mar 16, 2014 12:00 AMPittsburgh, PA,
(March 13-16, 2014) — A four-day conference to Pittsburgh, Penn., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Liberty and the Western Tradition from Jul 14, 2013 12:00 AM to Jul 19, 2013 12:00 AMPrinceton, New Jersey,
(July 14-19, 2013) A four-day conference to Princeton, NJ, co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Liberty and Responsibility in the Cold War from Mar 21, 2013 12:00 AM to Jun 24, 2013 12:00 AMLawrence, Kansas,
(March 21-24, 2013) — A four-day conference to Lawrence, Kan., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Institutions of Liberty from Mar 07, 2013 12:00 AM to Mar 10, 2013 12:00 AMBaltimore, Maryland,
(March 7-10, 2013) — A four-day conference to Baltimore, Md., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Malana Salyer, Civic Education Coordinator, announces departure from the McConnell Center
Dec. 6, 2012 - Malana Salyer served 7 years as the the Civic Education Coordinator at the McConnell Center.
Professional development programs to Maryland, Kansas announced for KY teachers
(Nov. 1, 2012) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - The McConnell Center's Civic Education Program has announced two all-expenses-paid travel opportunities for Kentucky social studies teachers.
Prizes for UofL students who constitutional amendments
As part of the university's Constitution Day celebrations, UofL students are invited to propose a 28th amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Three winners will be announced ($300 for first place; $200 for second; $100 for third). Materials must be submitted online by Sept. 28.
Manifest Destiny from Jul 15, 2012 12:00 AM to Jul 20, 2012 12:00 AMSanta Fe, New Mexico,
(July 15-20, 2012) — A six-day conference to Santa Fe, N.M., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Most Consequential ElectionsFeb 17, 2012 from 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM
Feb. 17, 2012 - Lincoln's election shaped America's future more than other U.S. presidential election, according to a national McConnell Center survey.
Consequential Elections: Presidential Elections that Shaped AmericaFeb 17, 2012 12:30 PM
Feb. 17, 2012, at the University Club, University of Louisville's Belknap Campus
National Council for History Education Conference from Mar 22, 2012 12:00 AM to Mar 24, 2012 12:00 AMKansas City, Missouri,
(March 22-24, 2012) KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Teachers, college and university faculty and public historians gather to discuss history education curriculum.
EdCamp Social StudiesMar 24, 2012 12:00 AMPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania,
(March 24, 2012) PHILADELPHIA, Penn. – A one-day conference to Philadelphia, Penn., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center.
The Hoover-Roosevelt Conversation from Mar 01, 2012 12:00 AM to Mar 04, 2012 12:00 AMLouisville, Kentucky,
(March 1-4, 2012) – A four-day conference in Louisville, Ky., co-sponsored by the McConnell Center and Liberty Fund, Inc.
Before the Republic from Oct 07, 2011 12:00 AM to Oct 10, 2011 12:20 PMWilliamsburg, Va.,
(Oct. 7-10, 2011) – A four-day professional development conference in Williamsburg, Va.