GW Votes Events

Wednesday, April 10th,  5:30 P.M. - 8 P.M.  - Vote-A-Thon

  • Join GW Votes at Vote-A-Thon to design custom voting action plans for your organization, department, community, or campus in a hackathon-style event to rejuvenate voting efforts on campus and ensure students are casting their vote in November 2024. Dinner included.
  • GW Vote-A-Thon will be conducted as a team competition: students, student organizations, university departments, and community members at GW and beyond are welcome to apply as teams or individuals! Individuals applying will be placed in teams on the day of the event


Tuesday, April 23rd, 4:00 P.M.- 5:00 P.M.  - Conversation on CES: What is the Role of College Faculty in Student Voting

Register for the event here (registration link)

Regardless of discipline, we believe connecting the classroom to the world includes discussing the importance of voting. Join us for this Zoom-based panel discussion.

  • How to integrate our course subject matter with a conversation about voting
  • How to discuss political engagement in the classroom and confidently navigate concerns about partisanship
  • How faculty in any classroom can help students learn discernment as consumers of political communications


- Dr. Nancy Thomas, Founder of the Institute for Democracy & Higher Education (IDHE) and Senior Advisor to the President for Democracy Initiatives and Executive Director of IDHE at AAC&U

- Prof. Peter Loge, Director and Associate Professor, School of Media and Public Affairs, and the Director of the Project on Ethics in Political Communication

- Vidya Muthupillai, Chief Student Ambassador of GW Votes



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