Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change

Community Partners

The Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change involves Millersville University students with the local community in research projects and community support. 

A few of our partners include

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In the News:

One of our community partners, Ambassadors for Hope, accomplished one of it's goals: a Lancaster County family advocate for children who have a parent in prison. Thanks to the work of Bob Cooper,  Dr. Mary Glazier, support of the Ambassadors for Hope executive committee, and Millersville University students, this position will be in place in 2015. Read more about it from the LNP LancasterOnline:

On-going research for the Lancaster Safety Coalition was featured in on ABC27 in a report on their rebranding and fundraising. 

Polling and Research Office

The Polling & Research Office is a nonpartisan research and polling office dedicated to providing high quality public opinion research and analysis serving the public interest.

March 2010: Quality of Life Report

Survey may be used but should reference Millersville’s Polling & Research Office.

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The Community Engagement Grant Program aims to create a community of faculty with a shared interest in service learning and/or community based research to collaborate and support each other in the development of engaged public scholarship.

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Contact Info

Center for Public Scholarship

Mary H. Glazier, Ph.D.
Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change
717-871-7476 (Susquehanna House)

Tracy Rennecker
Graduate Assistant

Second Floor, Huntingdon House
8 George Street, Millersville PA

Events and Resources

The Center for Public Scholarship engaging events are excellent opportunities for faculty, staff, students, and the community to share their interest in service learning and community-based research.

The Policy Conference is an annual event that engages the University family and the community-at-large in national dialogues of policy issues of interest to the region, nation, and the world. The format of the event includes general and breakout sessions with keynote speakers and other experts of national and international repute.

The Center for Public Scholarship and Social Change has developed a set of resources at your disposal, including links, journals, conference information, and grant opportunities.