The Candidate Training Project

The A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service and the Political Science Department at Kennesaw State…

Georgia (Jan 25, 2002) — The Candidate Training Project



The A.L. Burruss Institute of Public Service and the Political Science Department at Kennesaw State University‚ and the Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy at Clark Atlanta University are sponsoring a non−partisan program and discussion with candidates for local and state office on the integration of ethics into the design of a campaign.


Saturday‚ Jan. 26

8:20 − 9:25 a.m.


KSU Center‚ Room 300

3333 George Busbee Drive

Kennesaw State University


Thirty−two candidates for state and local office will participate in this workshop‚ including four incumbents and 28 new candidates from across Georgia. The candidates are Democrats and Republicans‚ women‚ men and minorities running for the state House of Representatives‚ state Senate and local offices.

The program will begin with a discussion of Ethics in Campaigning by Brad Rourke‚ vice president of the Institute for Global Ethics. In his role as v.p.‚ Rourke directs the institute's Project on Campaign Conduct‚ which promotes ethical decision making as campaigns move from origination to election day.


Kennesaw State University‚ a progressive‚ comprehensive institution with a growing student population of 14‚000‚ offers more than 50 degree programs. Out of 34 institutions‚ KSU is the sixth largest in the University System of Georgia.


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