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An Alumna's Perspective on Participating in the Political Process
Citation Information: Journal of College and Character. Volume 10, Issue 1, Pages –, ISSN (Online) 1940-1639, DOI: 10.2202/1940-1639.1064, September 2008
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In preparation for the coming election, college educators will play an important role in motivating college students to participate in the upcoming presidential election. This article highlights Rebecca Reed, an alumna from DePaul University, and her journey to becoming socially active and politically engaged through her college experience. Ultimately, this paper suggests how college educators can motivate students not only to vote but also to continue to sustain their commitments to social and political change after the election season is over.