Student Events

The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership hosts many events that are available only to current Arizona State University students. These might include intimate lunch-and-learn type events with our lecture series speakers, lectures with visiting scholars or public figures visiting the school. 

Some of these events might be specifically for civic and economic thought and leadership major or minor students. If you have any questions about an event, please email us here and we’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have.

SCETL Community Events.CPTL Community Events.

Annual Movie Night

SCETL Annual Movie Night January 28, 2022

We all have our secrets, private thoughts and free will over our life. All of us, except Truman. What if you didn’t know that your life was a LIVE television production? What if you had no idea that all of the people in your life were actors? Watch this film with us and explore how the themes of surveillance and free will apply in our own lives.

Join the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership (SCETL) and the SCETL Student Assembly for our annual January Movie Night on Friday, January 28 at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Union Pima Auditorium room 230. 

Bring your friends and we will bring the FREE movie treats!

Register here.

ROTC & SCETL Student Lunch with Heather Wilson

"Lessons Learned and Tough Choices in Public Leadership" with Heather Wilson

Every leader has to make tough decisions and faces ethical dilemmas. Dr. Heather Wilson will talk about values-driven leadership and lessons she has learned along the way. Wilson came to UTEP after serving as Secretary of the United States Air Force.  She is the former president of the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology, an engineering and science research university in Rapid City, South Dakota, and represented New Mexico in the United States Congress for ten years.  Wilson has also worked in the private sector, serving as a senior adviser to the defense and scientific industry and as president of Keystone International, a company she founded that conducted business development and program planning work.

Date: Tuesday, March 29, 2022 | 12 p.m.
Location: Carson Ballroom, Memorial Union.

Register here.

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Our dedicated students started an organization to build a circle of like-minded individuals, advocating and recruiting for SCETL, exploring growth opportunities together, and demonstrating diversity and inclusivity every step of the way.

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Civic Awareness Award

The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership has launched a new program for ASU students to earn recognition for attending events hosted by the school and its two centers. To learn more about the Civic Awareness Award, click here