Piedmont Virginia Community College earns Voter Friendly Campus designation
Piedmont Virginia Community College has earned the 2023-2024 Voter Friendly Campus designation, which highlights commitment and dedication to engaging the campus community and promoting voter registration and voting as part of the PVCC mission.
The Voter Friendly Campus initiative is led by national nonpartisan organizations, Campus Vote Project and NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education.
“Students are passionate about the issues facing our communities and world today, and they are motivated to be part of the solutions,” said PVCC President Jean Runyon. “We strive to prepare students to be engaged participants in our democracy. We are honored to be named a Voter Friendly Campus for a fourth time.”
The goal of the Voter Friendly Campus designation program is to bolster efforts that help students overcome barriers to participating in the political process and develop a culture of democratic engagement on campus.
The Voter Friendly Campus designation was presented to 258 colleges and universities that include a wide range of two-year, four-year, public, private, rural and urban campuses that collectively serve more than 3.5 million students.