The Rendell Center is a collaborative effort between the National Constitution Center (NCC) and Arcadia University. Within Arcadia University, the School of Continuing Studies, the School of Education, and the Department of Historical and Political Studies work collegially to serve as a multidisciplinary team.
Together, these partners bring distinctive resources to the Rendell Center:
The mission of
the Rendell Center for Citizenship and Civics at Arcadia University is to
promote civics education and responsible citizenship engagement. To do this,
the Rendell Center offers opportunities to develop the knowledge, practices and
characteristics of engaged citizenship. These opportunities are extended to:
For educators, the Rendell Center creates curriculum
content, pedagogical tools, and professional development experiences. For
members of the campus, broader community, and student population, the Rendell
Center provides spaces, forums, and other opportunities for dialogue about, and
issues of, citizenship and civics, and the practices associated with
responsible commitment in these areas.