Public Leadership for Undergraduate Students (PLUS)

Majors eligible to join

Political Science, English, History, Journalism, Open Option, Psychology, Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Economics.


Program description

The PLUS (Public Leadership for Undergraduate Students) learning community develops skills essential for leadership in public service through knowledge about the public sector and developing strong written, oral, visual, and electronic communication skills. Students will participate in linked assignments between an introductory Political Science course (POL S 111) on American government and an English writing course (ENGL 250), and will share small-group experiences including field trips to public sector agencies, discussions of current events and literature related to public service, and presentations by student support staff focused on student success, health, and resiliency. 


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Signing Up 

Students will have an opportunity to register for this learning community during orientation and class registration times.



Mack Shelley




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