WILLIAM DONALD SCHAEFER INTERNSHIP FOR GOVERNMENT SERVICE
A tribute to Governor Schaefer's many contributions to St. Mary's College and the State of Maryland, the Schaefer Internship for Government Service aims to allow undergraduates hands-on experience in public policy with the hope that they will be inspired to choose public service as a calling.
Wednesday, November 13th 2013
From Egypt, to Syria, to the Arab-Israeli Conflict: Understanding Tumult in the Middle East
Dr. Shibley Telhami (Anwar Sadat Professor for Peace and Development, & non-resident Senior fellow for Saban Center, Brookings Institution)
5:00pm-6:00pm| St. Mary's Hall
St. Mary's Votes!
Since its inception in 2004, the club has registered over 850 young people to vote in state and National elections. In 2008, the club expanded its role in civic engagement to include working as election and poll judges during primary and general elections.
Friday, September 20
A Night with MSNBC Political Pundits, Michael Steele and Steve McMahon: The State of American Politics
Michael Steele, MSNBC and Steve McMahon
7:30-8:30pm | St. Mary’s Hall
CSD In the News
As part of research and international outreach efforts, Dr. Michael Cain, St. Mary’s College of Maryland professor of political science and director of the Center for the Study of Democracy, recently concluded two trips to the Middle East and Caspian Region, returning from Turkey just after protests erupted in Istanbul.
The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) We the People initiative awarded the Center a $500,000 challenge grant in September 2004. In 2008, the Center certified $1.5 million in private and non-federal funds to receive the full $500,000 federal matching grant. The Center reached a $2 million endowment in late 2009.