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USD Institute For Civil And Civic Engagement Hosts Civility Conference

SAN DIEGO, CA: The University of San Diego’s Institute for Civil Civic Engagement will be hosting the 4th Annual Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice. The conference, which is held in partnership with the San Diego Community College District and the San Diego Unified School District, will also highlight the work done by high school seniors through the Celebrating Civility Awards: Creating Civility on Our Campuses and In Our Community scholarship rewards program. With the theme “Celebrating Civility, the conference will focus on reincorporating civility back into the political dialogue. The conference is made possible, in part, through the support of San Diego Gas and Electric, the principal program sponsor.

WHAT: Conference on Restoring Civility to Civic Dialogue

WHO: Keynote Speaker: Steven Dinkin, Director for the National Conflict Resolution Center
Moderator: Carl Luna, Ph.D., Professor of Political Science San Diego Mesa College
Additional speakers found here.

WHEN: Friday, March 20, 2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice, 5998 Alcalá Park, San Diego, CA 92110

The conference is free and open to the public, however to guarantee a seat, please RSVP for the event here.

For more information on the conference, visit the Restoring Respect website.

About the University of San Diego
The University of San Diego is a Catholic institution of higher learning committed to teaching, the liberal arts, the formation of values and the creation of ethical leaders. Chartered in 1949, the school enrolls approximately 8,300 undergraduate and graduate full-time equivalent students. The University of San Diego has a long history of public service and is recognized as a Changemaker Campus by Ashoka, the global association of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs. The university’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, The School of Business Administration, The Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, The School of Law, The School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Sciences, The Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. For more information go to www.sandiego.edu.


About the University of San Diego

The University of San Diego sets the standard for an engaged, contemporary Catholic university where innovative Changemakers confront humanity’s urgent challenges. With more than 8,000 students from 75 countries and 44 states, USD is the youngest independent institution on the U.S. News & World Report list of top 100 universities in the United States. USD’s eight academic divisions include the College of Arts and Sciences, the School of Business, the Shiley-Marcos School of Engineering, the School of Law, the School of Leadership and Education Sciences, the Hahn School of Nursing and Health Science, the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies, and the Division of Professional and Continuing Education. In February 2016, USD launched the public phase of Leading Change: The Campaign for USD, which represents the most ambitious fundraising effort in the history of the university and builds upon the strong philanthropic momentum achieved by USD in recent years. In September 2016, USD introduced Envisioning 2024, a strategic plan that capitalizes on the university’s recent progress and aligns new strategic goals with current strengths to help shape a vision for the future as the university looks ahead to its 75th anniversary in the year 2024.

Contact:

Denise Ward
wardd@sandiego.edu
(619) 260-4659