Fall 2020 Honors Lecture Series: Civic Virtue

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Date Lecture Title/Event
August 24

Welcome and Introduction

Philip E. Phillips (Honors)

August 31

Civic Virtue, the Common Good, True Blue: What's My Responsibility?

Mary Evins (History)

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September 14



September 17

Public Participation is Our Work, Your Work: How to Influence Elected Officials

Beth Harwell (Political Science)

 YouTube Video


 A Reading of the Constitution by the Honors Biology 1030 Class

YouTube Video

September 21

Civic Virtue and Participatory Democracy: Transforming Ourselves, Tranforming Our Community

MT Engage Week Conversation led by Jennifer Pettit (History) and Adonijah Bakari (History)

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September 28

Binding the Nation: The U.S. Postal Service, From Ben Franklin to Bar Codes

Jenny Lynch (USPS Historian) and Steve Kochersperger (Senior Research Analyst, Postal History)

 YouTube Video

October 5

Respecting the Dignity of Every Person as Civic Virtue

Vincent Windrow (Associate Vice Provost for Student Success)


October 12

To Be Announced


October 19


Class Presentation

October 26


Public Health and Civic Virtue

Chandra Story (Community and Public Health)

YouTube Video

November 2

Voting: Civic Virtue, Civic Responsibility

Steve Daugherty (Ret. U.S. Army Major)

YouTube Video

November 9

Ask Every Student: Civic Virtue Class Dialogue

Philip E. Phillips (Honors) and Mary Evins (History)


November 16

National Fellowships and Scholarships

Laura Clippard (Honors)

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November 23


Student Presentations

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