Delve into the politics and policies of the United States, as well as the world, including law, the environment, civil rights, socialism, conservatism and other contemporary issues.
Study a challenging, intensive curriculum that reflects a concern with the improvement of local, national and global communities. Participate in local and national internships and/or study abroad. Complete a meaningful senior thesis project and learn with professors who are actively involved at Pacific University and in other arenas. Benefit from the program’s strong ties to Pacific’s Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement.
Nov. 7, 2023, is an “off-year” election in the U. S. Off-year refers to the fact that it is neither a presidential nor mid-term election. Instead the election will feature city and county level elections (e.g. mayors), citizen initiatives and special elections to fill vacancies.
It's National Voter Education Week from Oct 2-6. Voters, especially new voters, don’t always know where to go for information to help them cast their ballots. That’s where National Voter Education Week comes in.
Pacific has once again earned the designation as a Voter Friendly Campus for 2023-2024 from two national voting rights organizations. Find out what Pacific's Tom McCall Center for Civic Engagement is doing to help make life-long voters out of our students!