Highlights

Institute of Politics Internship & Seminar

A semester-long internship with an elected official and an accompanying seminar where students learn about the historical, economic, and social background of Southwestern PA

Elsie Hillman Honors Scholars Program

An immersive, year-long collaboration between selected students and community organizations to create a project that benefits the Southwestern PA community.

Legislator for a Day

Students observe policy making as they shadow PA State Legislators in Harrisburg

Never a Spectator Campus Event

An opportunity for students to network with regional leaders and discuss what they can do to become involved in their community and advance Elsie Hillman's legacy.

Ambassadors for Civic Engagement

A team of three graduate students work with a strategic community partner to address a specific organizational, policy or community issue.