The Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy is a multidisciplinary academic center that advances teaching, learning, research, and community collaborations. It works to create more just and equitable communities through programs that cultivate intellectual and ethical judgment.

The Holleran Center is well integrated throughout the campus and provides support to numerous departments for research, community learning and other initiatives that are consistent with the Center’s mission. Since its inception, the Holleran Center has solidified its reputation for preparing students for lives of civic engagement and leadership while collaborating with community partners to advance the public good.


Holleran Center's 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Holleran Center for Community Action and Public Policy 20th Anniversary took place on April 8, 2016. Alumni, current students, faculty, staff and friends of the Center gathered to honor the founding members, former directors, long-time community partners, and the Holleran family.

View the Holleran Center anniversary celebration slideshow.

View the Holleran Center PICA student presentation slideshow.

View the 2016 PICA Conference panel discussion schedule. (pdf)