University College of Syracuse University sponsors Civics on Tap! – an after-hours speaker series to spark conversations about important public policy issues in Syracuse and Onondaga County. Join us on Tuesday, March 24 to hear from Katelyn Wright, executive director of the Greater Syracuse Land Bank, which is returning vacant, abandoned, underutilized, and tax-delinquent properties... Read more »
The Levi L. Smith Civic Education Award honors an outstanding citizen or organization that has contributed to the field and practice of civic education in Central New York. Recipients have demonstrated understanding of and commitment to citizen education and involvement in public affairs. Submit your nomination to OCL by March 30, 2015. The award will... Read more »
The 2015 OCL Annual Meeting Luncheon will be held on Wednesday, June 10th at Drumlins in Syracuse. Keynote speaker is Matt Leighninger, Executive Director of the Deliberative Democracy Consortium, an alliance of the major organizations and leading scholars in the field of public engagement. The 2015 Levi L. Smith Civic Education Award and the first... Read more »
University College of Syracuse University sponsors Civics on Tap! – an after-hours speaker series to spark conversations about important public policy issues in Syracuse and Onondaga County. Join us on Feb. 17 as Dave Prowak, Director of IT for the City of Syracuse explains plans for municipal broadband and what citywide access to ultra-high speed... Read more »
Recent OCL study reports are now available on Issuu.com, the digital publishing platform. All OCL reports are also available on the OCL website under the Studies link.