Building on the successful model of the Clinton Global Initiative, President Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative University (CGI U) in 2007 to engage the next generation of leaders on college campuses around the world. Each year, CGI U hosts a meeting where students, university representatives, topic experts, and celebrities come together to discuss and develop innovative solutions to pressing global challenges. Students create their own Commitments to Action that address issues on campus, in local communities, or around the world. Since 2008, students have made more than 6,250 commitments, and nearly $3 million in funding has been awarded to these commitment-makers through CGI U.
UCF sent a total of 14 students to participate in CGI U 2018, representing 8 Commitments to Action. Join us to learn more about CGI U, and to hear from some of last year's commitment makers about their experience and an update on their progress since the conference.
Event schedule (subject to change):
- 11:30-12:00 - CGI U Info Session
- 12:00-1:00 - Commitment Presentations/Q&A
- 1:00-1:30 - CGI U Info Session (if needed)
Location:Student Union: 220 (Sand Key) [ View Website ]