campus partner(s)

Drexel University






Education for American Civic Life

award date


project director

Paula Marantz Cohen; Kevin Egan; Joshua Peskin; Lauren Davis

Grant Summary

$275,000 over 36 months to establish the Program in Civic Foundations as a centerpiece of civic education in the Pennoni Honors College at Drexel University. The aim of the program is to explore the concept of a just society, the formation of the American republic, and critical issues facing Philadelphia and the United States. Throughout three key courses, students will have an opportunity to visit sites across Philadelphia and to work directly with local civic organizations.