Activities


The Wilson Center offers numerous events and activities for students in the Public Service Program. Some are offered annually, such as trips to Washington, D.C.; others are one-time events,such as specific guest speakers, conferences and symposia. All Public Service students complete a summer internship while in the program.

 

2010-11 Events

  • "The High Five of Leadership" David Martin, President of Martin Branding, November 7  
  • Alumni Public Affairs Forum - Thomas F. Wilcox '81, Policy Analyst, VA Dept of Game and Inland Fisheries and James Van Ness '93, VP Luck Stone Operation Support, Luck Stone Corp, Oct 15
  • Wilson Center Cookouts - First Football Game, Homecoming, Family Weekend and NCAA Division I Playoff Game
  • "Election 2010 - Implications for America"  Annual Trip to Capital Hill, Nov 4
  • "Boardroom Leadership in An Era of Globalization," Alexander P Dyer, October 25
  • "The Financial, Economic and Political Challenges Facing the European Union" Professor Ciaran Buckley, Champlain College, Ireland,   September 29
  • Constitution Day Program at the Wilson Center, September 16


2009-10 EVENTS

  • "2009 Global Intelligence Assessment" - an address by Lt. General Patrick Hughes (USA ret), former director of the DIA - September 11, 2009
  • "The Last Best Hope of Earth?" - Constitution Day Program with government and foreign affairs professor, Dr. Roger Barrus, Sept. 17. 2009
  • "The Liberal Arts Meets the Dark Side of Man: A Discussion about War" - September 22, 2009
  • Wilson Center Cookouts - First Football Game, Family Weekend, and Homecoming Weekend
  • Lunch program with Laura Neidert to discuss internship options. For Juniors in the Public Service Program - October 22, 2009
  • Annual Election Watch - November 3, 2009
  • Annual Trip to the Hill - Washington, DC - November 12, 2009
  • "Neither Red Nor Blue: The 2009 Elections and the New Politics of the Old Dominion" - Mark J. Rozell, Professor of Public Policy, George Mason University - November 19, 2009
  • Ice Cream Social/Study Break, December 10, 2009
  • "US Foreign Policy in Asia" - Christopher Bishop '95, State Dept. - February 3, 2010
  • Meeting and Reception with The Dean of the Batten School of Leadership at the University of Virginia - March 15, 2020
  • "Report on the Peace Corps and Southeast Asia" with Jason Bart '07 - March 30, 2010
  • Wilson Center Awards Banquet - April 16, 2010
  • Spring Ice Cream Social/Study Break - April 29, 2010