The Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy & Civic Engagement

Our Mission

To cultivate the habit of promoting the common good through an integrative environment for learning.

To promote the value of politics; our shared identity as citizens; our engagement in public work.


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The Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement was founded in 2006 as a learning community and resource hub for students, faculty, staff, and alums interested in engaging issues and practices of public policy. The McCarthy Center facilitates opportunities for collaborative scholarship, creative and integrated learning through programming and activities on and off campus and in collaboration with various other departments and organizations. The McCarthy Center also offers resources for internships, networking, and career mentoring experiences in the areas of public policy and public affairs. The staff and student participants of the McCarthy Center work to create venues for constructive, responsible and interesting civic debate and engagement in community affairs.


The Eugene J. McCarthy Center for Public Policy and Civic Engagement is pleased to announce the 12th Annual Eugene J. McCarthy Lecture featuring President Obama's longest-serving Chief of Staff, Denis McDonough ’92 on Monday, October 15, 2018.

McCarthy Lecture - Denis McDonough '92

If you are interested in reserving your free ticket to the lecture please do so today, while they last!

 

TICKET INFORMATION:

 

THE EUGENE J. MCCARTHY LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

TICKETS ARE REQUIRED AND CAN BE RESERVED HERE THROUGH THE FINE ARTS PROGRAMMING BOX OFFICE. 

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING TICKET RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL THE BOX OFFICE AT 320-363-5777.

 


 

You are also invited to attend:

The Eugene J. McCarthy Pre-Lecture Reception

Monday, October 15, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in the Great Hall, Saint John’s University.

 

The Pre-Lecture Reception honors former White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough ’92 and CSB/SJU Professor Dr. Ken Jones. Lecture to follow at 7:30 p.m. in Saint John’s Abbey and University Church.

There is no cost for the reception, but it is limited to 175 guests.

YOU MUST REGISTER FOR THIS RECEPTION! Sign up for the reception at PRE-LECTURE RECEPTION HONORING DENIS MCDONOUGH AND DR. KEN JONES.

*Registration for the pre-lecture reception includes a ticket to the lecture.