PI SIGMA ALPHA

NEWSLETTER

 

Taking the Stage: Gerry Regep

    “I challenge the Class of 2018 to be bold, to be brave— Kaboom!— take risks, show love, be open to new ideas, new perspectives and ways of understanding the world, be thankful, meet new people, travel, dance, sing, stress less, smile more, advocate for something that you believe in, stay inform, read, think, […]

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Member Welcome: Lauri Luosta

By Josh Weiner, Pi Sigma Alpha Intern Frigid though they both may be, Minnesota and Finland are nonetheless worlds apart. Yet for Helsinki native Lauri Luosta, the decision to leave his homeland and head to the United States for college has proven to be fruitful.   Currently a junior at Winona State University, Luosta has […]

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Catching Up With Rachael Houston

Today we catch up with Rachael Houston! Rachael was president of the Phi Rho chapter at Coastal Carolina and took part in the 2016 Pi Sigma Alpha National Student Research Conference. In 2017 she was one of five winners of the Pi Sigma Alpha Penniman Graduate Scholarship. Today, she is about to enter the second […]

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Catching up with Jennifer DeNardis

    Nothing quite piques an interest in politics like putting kids in charge of policy-making. Jennifer DeNardis’s first interest in political science began just before her freshman year of high school, when she participated in 4-H of Wisconsin’s Kids in the Capitol seminar at the annual Youth Leadership Conference, where she and a group […]

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Pi Sigma Alpha Advisor Honored at Seton Hill University

By Josh Weiner Pi Sigma Alpha Intern, Spring 2018 Today, the average university faculty member is drawn in many directions, but the triad of teaching, research, and service remains a centerpiece. For many faculty, the service component may be where there is the least time available but the personal reward may be highest. Not every […]

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Member Welcome: Laila-Rose Hudson

On April 12, 2018 the Upsilon Mu chapter at the University of Alabama, Birmingham inducted eight new members as part of the department’s honors convocation. Among those recognized was senior Laila-Rose Hudson.   When looking for a major political science stood out for her. “I have been interested in politics for as long as I can remember,” […]

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Catching Up With Carolyn Forestiere, Pi Sigma Alpha’s Faculty Advisor at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County

Carolyn Forestiere is an associate professor of political science and department chair of the political science department at University of Maryland, Baltimore College. Pi Sigma Alpha was able to speak with her about her experiences in the filed of political science and her involvement with PSA!  What As an undergraduate student, what influenced you to seek out […]

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A Special Induction: Morgan State University 2017

  The Zeta Psi chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha at Morgan State University held its fall induction on November 30, 2017 in the new Jenkins Behavioral and Social Science Building on the Baltimore campus.  Zeta Psi Chapter Advisor Dr. Alice Jackson led the event. The five inductees join a roster of 240 other outstanding students […]

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Meet Megan Winters

By the time she graduated from Duquesne University in 2014, Megan Winters had amassed significant experience in the realm of politics. This included her internships with the Democratic Committee of Allegheny County and the American Civil Liberties Union chapter of Greater Pittsburgh. Along the way, she also made her way to Washington for Pi Sigma […]

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Chassity Martin’s Early Start in the Political Science Field by Running For Local Office

Undergraduate students typically spend their time focusing on their academics and getting involved with extracurricular activities that further spark their interests. Chassity Martin spent her time running for (and succeeding in becoming) one of three seats on the city commission in her hometown of Collinwood, Tennessee.   This Pi Sigma Alpha member knew since the […]

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Sienna Wdowik and Her Efforts Toward Counterterrorism

University of Notre Dame graduate Sienna Wdowik (Class of 2017) embodies what it truly means to stick your mind towards doing something you love. In her early years as a undergraduate political science student, Sienna found her passion and vehemently strived, and continues to strive, to serve her country by conducting counterterrorism work.       […]

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National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) 2015

This year, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research will be held at Eastern Washington University from April 16-18, 2015. Last year's conference at the University of Kentucky was the largest in the event's history, with more than 4000 registrants. The conference program includes students presenting their research in a multitude of formats including: oral, poster, […]

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