To register for 2016-17 courses, please visit http://www.urbandalecommunityed.com/programs/2016_Fall/CITIZEN_UNIVERSITY.
Launched in 2016, Citizen University (Citizen U) is a leadership development collaborative formed by UCAN and Urbandale Community Education. Formerly known as Leadership Urbandale, Citizen U functions to educate community members to serve in leadership roles while developing a better understanding of volunteer opportunities, local government and civic organizations within the community.
2016-17 Class Schedule
Monday, October 3, 2016; 6:30 – 8:00 PM – CITY AND COUNTY GOVERNMENT
Monday, November 7, 2016; 6:30 – 8:00 PM – ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Monday, December 5, 2016; 6:30 – 8:00 PM – ETHICAL DECISION MAKING AND CIVILITY
Monday, January 16, 2017; 6:30 – 8:00 PM – THE MULTI-CULTURAL COMMUNITY OF URBANDALE
Monday, February 13, 2017; 6:30 – 8:00 PM SCHOOLS AND THEIR IMPACT ON THE COMMUNITY
Monday, March 6, 2017; 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM – LEADERSHIP IN THE 21ST CENTURY
While these information sessions are FREE, please register in advance to allow for appropriate room accommodations.
The annual Caring Corps Spring Clean-up will be held on Saturday, April 22, 2016 to celebrate Earth Day. Volunteers will gather at the Lions Park Shelter at 8:00 a.m. for a continental breakfast and to receive their assignments. If you are interested in helping out please call the UCAN office at 278-3999. Although the Clean-up is scheduled until 12:00 p.m. volunteers are typically done with their assignments by 11:00 or 11:30 a.m.