Clayton State University’s Seventh Annual Civic Engagement research conference will be held on Friday, Mar. 27, from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the National Archives at Atlanta, 5780 Jonesboro Rd., Morrow, Ga.
The keynote speaker will be Sheila Caldwell, director for Complete College Georgia at the University of North Georgia. Her talk will be based on her advocacy of school choice.
According to Dr. Joseph Corrado, associate professor of Political Science and chair of the University’s Civic Engagement Council, each year students from the University System of Georgia are invited to submit papers and panel-session proposals on any topic relating to civic engagement. The selected papers and proposals are then presented at the conference. All are welcome to attend.
The conference will also include the Annual Ogden First Amendment Essay Contest, an award named in honor of James H. Ogden, Jr., late husband of Clayton State Professor of Business Dr. Judith Ogden, who was a lifelong supporter of First Amendment rights.