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Center for Public Policy & Political Studies
Austin Community College
5930 Middle Fiskville Rd., Rm 414.3
Austin, Texas 78752-4390
Director, Peck Young
512.223.7069; Fax: 512.223.7210
cppps@austincc.edu

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The Center participates with faculty, staff, and students at ACC, and with the communities and institutions served by the College. These partnerships involve:

Community

  • Inviting community members, decision makers & opinion leaders (i.e. social service agencies, elected/appointed officials, state/city managers and administrators) to teach, mentor, lecture, or participate in Center events/programs.
  • Collaborating with community members or agencies (i.e. business executives, social services) in offering educational programs.
  • Having community members advise Center director as members of an Advisory Council.

Faculty

  • Inviting faculty to work with the Center on one-time project/programs or on an on-going basis.
  • Possible sponsorship of faculty research and projects.
  • Requesting that faculty teach classes and offer lectures sponsored by the Center.
  • Having faculty advise Center director as members of an Advisory Council.
  • Encouraging faculty to participate in program planning and implementation as members of the Center’s interdisciplinary Faculty Committee.
  • Encouraging faculty to support center’s events/projects by informing students of opportunities offered by the Center.

Students

  • Inviting participation from all students.
  • Working with Student Life and ACC’s Student Government Association to encourage student participation in Center programs and activities.
  • Collaborating with ACC’s student-run voter registration group and CSPS (the Center for Student Political Studies at ACC)

Partnerships with Schools and other Community-Based Organizations

Seeking collaborations with other non-profit, government, and educational agencies to provide educational programs, and research and internship opportunities for students.

Former Senator Gonzalo Barrientos, emcee of Diez y Seis Celebration 2007

Former senator Gonzalo Barrientos, emcee of Diez y Seis Celebrations

Walter Prentice, David Rabban, Jim Coronado, Jon Wisser, Constitutional experts for Contstitution Celebration 2007

Walter Prentice, David Rabban, Jim Coronado, Jon Wisser, Constitutional experts for Contstitution Celebrations

ACC Professor Hunt, Dean Lynn-Scott, and Professor Millstone are amazed at the wisdom of the Constitution's policies.

ACC Professor Hunt, Dean Lynn-Scott, and Professor Millstone are amazed at the wisdom of the Constitution's policies.

It is never to early to learn about your rights!

It is never too early to learn about your rights!

 

 

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