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A Catamount Post-Mortem: What Does It Actually Take To Engage Students?

A Catamount Post-Mortem: What Does It Actually Take To Engage Students?

Western Carolina University (WCU), my beautiful campus tucked away in a Blue Ridge valley, had high expectations for the 2016 election. The civic engagement team I led as a student coordinator hoped for a 10-24% increase in student voter turnout; and, until recently, we believed it was a goal firmly rooted in the realm of possibility.