Undergraduate Academic Affairs

February 10, 2014

UW to send students to Citizen University 2014

Undergraduate Academic Affairs

Looking for a day of inspiration, civic skill-building, and connection with others committed to addressing the pressing social issues of our time?  Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the Foster School of Business are partnering with the Husky Leadership Initiative and the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center to help students attend Citizen University 2014 on Friday, March 21.

UW Students: 

Apply for an exciting opportunity to attend Citizen University 2014 taking place in Seattle on Friday, March 21, 2014 – for FREE!

Attend Citizen University 2014 for free

Application deadline
Friday, Feb. 21 | 5 p.m.

Apply now

Citizen University’s annual national conference is a creative and vibrant gathering on the art of powerful citizenship.  Hundreds of activists, innovators and educators from across the United States meet for a day of skill-building and inspiration.  As Citizen University states, “Learn the elements of civic power. Practice social and political action.  Connect with people from left and right so we can solve problems together.  America today is in the midst of a revival of citizen spirit.  Be part of it.”  For more information about Citizen University and to see their agenda and list of 2014 speakers and presenters, please visit the Citizen University website.

Citizen University 2014, is taking place on Friday, March 21, from 12 p.m.-9:30 p.m. at Seattle Center. The University of Washington* is sponsoring and covering the cost for 25 UW undergraduates to attend this exciting conference.  These 25 students will play an active and involved role at the conference as participants and potentially as facilitators of table conversations during sessions.

What is required of the 25 UW students selected to attend Citizen University 2014?

  • Attend a pre-conference orientation on either Monday, 3/3, 12:30-1:30 p.m. or Wednesday, 3/5, 4-5:00 p.m. in Mary Gates Hall 258.
  • Attend and participate in the entire conference on Friday, 3/21, 12 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Share learning and insight at the UW’s Spring Celebration of Service and Leadership on Tuesday, 5/20, 3-5:00 p.m. in the Husky Union Building.

If you are interested in applying for one of these 25 spots, please answer the questions in our online application.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Rachel Vaughn at rvaughn@uw.edu or Fran Lo at franlo@uw.edu.

*Student sponsorships have been made possible by UW’s Undergraduate Academic Affairs and the Foster School of Business.  Other contributing departments include the Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center and the Husky Leadership Initiative.