The Center for Political Communication produces campus-wide events designed to foster student and community engagement in politics and public affairs. Events focus on politics, policy and the new technologies.
WINNERS OF THE 2011 CPC "NO APATHY" ESSAY CONTEST
November 2, 2011:
Provost Tom Apple presented writing awards to:
William B. Humphrey - senior, Political Science major, Honors, minors in Political Communication, History, Geography.
Essay entitled: "Real Problem in Congress" - read the essay!
Levi Sikes - junior, English major, Honors, minors in Political Science and Interactive Media
Essay entitled: "Something Like Wishful Thinking" - read the essay!
POLITICAL COMMUNICATION IN ENTERTAINMENT AND THE ARTS
In association with the University of Delaware's Resident Ensemble Players, the Center for Political Communication supported the world premiere of an original play. April - May, 2011.
Major candidates for Delaware's U.S. House and U.S. Senate seats discussed national and state issues in the premiere televised debates of the political season, on the University of Delaware campus.
Trusted former Delaware Public Television news anchor Nancy Karibjanian moderated both debates, which will also feature questions to the candidates from University of Delaware students. CNN political reporter Wolf Blitzer joined Nancy for the Senate debate on October 13. Delaware Debates 2010 were co-hosted by the Center for Political Communication and Delaware First Media.
“Assessing Obama’s First Year”
Course and speaker series, Fall, 2009
Election Central - Fall, 2008
Almost two thousand members of the university community gathered to follow and analyze the 2008 Presidential Election in November, 2008.
Super Tuesday - Winter, 2008
Hundreds of UD students gathered to watch and analyze primary election results on “Super Tuesday” in February, 2008.