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Introduction to Government Ethics

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      Students channel the 2016 presidential candidates

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    • Ethics Center Receives Record Donations

      "All In for SCU" Challenge Totals $34,510

      Thanks to our generous donors on SCU's Day of Giving. Donations help support our programs and promote ethical decision making in all aspects of life.