Civics in the News

Center welcomes Vaughn as civic education coordinator
(Aug. 12, 2013) LOUISVILLE, Ky. - A familiar face will work with Kentucky primary and secondary educators and students for the upcoming year as the McConnell Center's civic education coordinator.
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 annual 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.