Peace Pole Dedication

When Dr. Patricia Dean shared information about the Peace Pole Project with her early childhood social studies class at Salisbury University, the students decided their campus should have a Peace Pole.  The spring 2012 class raised money for the Peace Pole and the Peace Study Center matched the funds so that now there are two […]

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Notable Books for a Global Society 2012 Booklist

The Children’s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association has posted their 2012 Notable Books for  a Global Society booklist. Each year a committee selects 25 books for enhancing student understanding of people and cultures throughout the world. To view this year’s list, click here: 2012 NBGS Hotlist

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BLOG: Anti-Bullying Summit: I am UNAFRAID

By Hannah Pickworth, PSC President I recently returned from an Anti-bullying summit sponsored by the Truman Pierce Institute at Auburn University. Last year was the inaugural year and the summit had approximately 150 attendees, but this year, attendee numbers soared to 300.  (It didn’t hurt that it was in a beautiful location – The Grand Hotel in […]

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Check out a Curriculum Kit

Would you like to find books and lesson plans to help your students build a world of peace and justice? Come by the Center to check out a Curriculum Kit on topics such as Bullying and Conflict Resolution, Peace, Friendship, Diversity Celebrations, and Caring for the Environment.  These kits have books, DVDs, puppets, craft ideas, […]

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