GCSC Hosts Statewide Civic Engagement Conference

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 SGA clear conferenceThe Student Government Association (SGA) at Gulf Coast State College is hosting a Civic Learning Engagement and Responsibility (CLEAR) Conference for GCSC students and students from across the state. 
The conference will focus on civic engagement and how students can get involved with their community at a state and national level. Some of the guest speakers include Mark Anderson, Supervisor of Elections; Steve Millaway, CEO of TechFarms, LLC; Janice Lucas, LEAD Coalition Director; Doug Ryan, Doug Ryan Consulting and GCSC faculty.
“The Conference will have political components to it and will show students how to get involved in community service projects, and how it all fits under the umbrella of civic engagement,” said Lori Cannon, Student Leadership Coordinator. “The key takeaway for the event is that everyone can make a difference.”
The event will be held on Friday, September 30, 2016. GCSC students and high school students in Bay, Gulf and Franklin counties will be admitted free, and the fee for students from other Florida high schools and colleges is $45. Registration is required and can be completed online at
For additional information or questions, please contact Lori Cannon at (850) 873.3598 or