ACPL Speaker Series — Politically Speaking, Featuring Hogan Gidley

As part of our Speakers Series Politically Speaking, we hosted former White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Gidley on October 27. Gidley gave an informative talk on the influence of the press in politics. His message focused on the need for students to be engaged in the political process. Click here to view more photos […]

Academic Journal Highlights Works from ACPL Summit

In January of 2020, Southeastern’s American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL) held a Citizen-Scholars’ Symposium to address fundamental questions related to the democracy of the United States. Out of this conference, came the latest edition of “The Good Society Journal,” published by Pennsylvania State University (PSU).  “The Good Society” is an academic journal published three […]

FMC Discussion – Yeas and Neys, The 2020 Election

Democracy requires debate and discussion, but it does not have to be divisive nor ugly. Every week, until the election in November FMC and Braver Angels, will bring together two former Members of Congress, from different political parties, for a 15-20 minute civil and productive discussion, on issues that will be discussed by the candidates. They […]

The Importance of Voting

Voting is the one Constitutional right when exercised by the people, is the key to preserving all of our other Constitutional rights.  

A Moment in American History – Day 5

America did not become the world’s bread basket by chance. We had innovative agricultural scientists who pioneered advancements in farming, one of those great Americans we recognize today is George Washington Carver. Enjoy! Dennis Ross, a lawyer in Lakeland, Florida, was elected as a Republican to the US House of Represented in 2010, and served […]

Presidential Profile – James Monroe

James Monroe was born in Virginia on April 28, 1758. His family migrated from Scotland when Patrick Monroe came to America in the 1600s. James Monroe’s early life saw him attend the local school; this is where he would meet his life-long friend John Marshall. This friendship would see the two work together in Virginia […]