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Center for Civic Engagement

The University of West Georgia Center for Civic Engagement promotes social responsibility and public service by promoting research and scholarship, developing programs, and facilitating community based experiential learning within the university community.

 

The University of West Georgia Center for Civic Engagement is a collaborative endeavor of the university's Center for Public History, Thomas B. Murphy Center for Public Service, the Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory, Georgia's Political Heritage Program and the Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library, and was developed to

 The Center is headquartered in the university's Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library.  It provides on-site and field experiences for students in history, political science, archaeological, archival and museum studies within the Waring Archaeological Laboratory and the Annie Belle Weaver Special Collections and in support of the State Capitol office installation of former Georgia House Speaker Thomas Bailey Murphy, a centerpiece exhibit open to the public within the university library.  Students also collaborate on program development in association with the endeavors of the library, the Center for Public History, the Thomas B. Murphy Center for Public Service, Georgia's Political Heritage Program, and the Department of Anthropology's Antonio J. Waring, Jr. Archaeological Laboratory.

 

This site is under construction.  For information about the Center for Civic Engagement please contact Dr. Keith S. Hebert at khebert@westga.edu