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Penn College among most engaged campuses for student voting

Pennsylvania College of Technology has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for being one of the nearly 400 institutions nationwide designated as 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.

The designation identifies colleges and universities making intentional efforts to increase student voter participation and nonpartisan student democratic engagement.

Pennsylvania College of Technology has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for being one of the nearly 400 institutions nationwide designated as 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.
Pennsylvania College of Technology has been recognized by the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for being one of the nearly 400 institutions nationwide designated as 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campuses for College Student Voting.

Penn College joins a group of 394 colleges and universities recognized by ALL IN for:

“We are proud to be among the colleges and universities recognized nationwide for nonpartisan student engagement and participation in the electoral process,” said Elliott Strickland, vice president for student affairs. “Student Affairs and the Office of Student Engagement at Penn College have committed to developing our students’ sense of civic engagement, and participating in this challenge provides resources and other educational pieces to support that effort.”

“College student voter turnout has increased since 2016, and this increase has been driven by students,” said Jennifer Domagal-Goldman, executive director of the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge. “The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge is excited to expand our ALL IN Student Voting Honor Roll to recognize these student voting champions across the country.

Penn College earns voting-related 'Most Engaged Campus' status“These students registered voters, served on their campus voting coalitions, spearheaded voter education efforts, advocated for campus polling locations and organized other voter engagement efforts to ensure their peers were confident and informed voters.”

“We are excited to launch our next set of goals for Penn College’s Democratic Engagement Action Plan,” shared Allison Bressler Grove, director of student engagement. “We are going to be focusing on providing students context for the impact of current events in real-time and promoting the engagement of students in civic life and citizenship by emphasizing opportunities to support change through partnership and being an informed citizen. We look forward to partnering with the campus community to accomplish these goals.”

The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge currently engages more than 9 million students from more than 950 institutions in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education. For more, email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

ABOUT ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge
The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge (ALL IN) is a national nonpartisan initiative of Civic Nation, a 501(c)(3) organization. The ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge strives to change civic culture and institutionalize democratic engagement activities and programs on college campuses, making voter participation a defining feature of campus life.

ALL IN, in collaboration with over 960 higher education institutions, seeks to make participation in local, state and federal elections a social norm; substantially increase the number of college students who are democratically engaged on an ongoing basis, during and between elections, and not just at the polls; and make educating for democratic engagement on college campuses an accepted and expected part of the culture and curriculum so that students graduate with the knowledge, skills, behaviors and values needed to be an informed and active citizen.

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