Arthur Levitt Public Affairs Center

Levitt Center

The Levitt Center is located in Kirner-Johnson 251.
At the Levitt Center you will have the opportunity to develop the academic knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand and address persistent social problems in innovative, effective, and ethical ways. Learn more about our programs and how they will help you develop the important qualities of a changemaker: creativity, understanding, self-awareness, and empathy.

Social Innovation

Design and implement novel solutions to social problems

Our social innovation initiatives introduce students to the ideation and creative problem-solving processes, and nurture creative solutions to social problems with financial and mentoring support.

Public Scholarship

Research and study complex social problems

Our research grants, speaker series, and curricular support create opportunities for academic study and deep understanding of complex social problems, the constraints of action, and possibilities for change.

Transformational Leadership

Develop your leadership skills to create change

Our transformational leadership programming works to develop self-awareness as a tool to confront challenges. It nurtures transformational leaders who follow ethical principles, inspire others, and use creativity and innovation to implement change.

Engaged Citizenship

Get involved in your community

Effective and ethical solutions to social issues require an ability to imagine others' experiences and to respond in meaningful, empathetic ways. Our service learning courses, public service internships, and workshops help students understand the needs and circumstances of others, and develop the skills needed to work successfully and ethically with them.