Applications to join Hilltop-on-the-Hill, the fabulous opportunity to meet and network with key players in Washington D.C. are due Friday, Sept. 14. If you are interested download the application, complete it and take to the CCPA office. If you have questions, please email Dr. Chris Salinas. Space is limited so don’t delay.

Hilltop-on-the-Hill Particulars

When: October 6-10, 2018                                                      

Where: Washington DC

Who: Faculty Leaders: Drs. Salinas, Kirk, and Duhé

ApplicationHilltop Intel and Application 2018 

Events: Students will travel to Washington, DC, and meet with political communication professionals. You will meet with key players in D.C., such as press secretaries, speechwriters, nonprofit advocates, lobbyists, and political advisors. You will also meet with news and policy makers and experience the Newseum. The purpose of this program is academic, but there will also be some amazing opportunities for you to experience American democracy.

Coursework: Students who are selected for the program will be enrolled in CCPA 5110, a one hour directed study course. Enrollment in the one hour directed study will not affect tuition if currently enrolled in 12-17 hours. If a student is currently enrolled in 18 hours, please see Mrs. Hewitt and discuss options.

Cost: Tuition + $1750 (housing and programming fees), airfare and meals are independent. All students are qualified to receive financial assistance and be named Bauer Scholars. The amount awarded is based upon need, but all students will receive support.