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2015 Founders' Fellow Selected (March 24th, 2015)

ASPA is proud to announce its 2015 Class of Founders’ Fellows, including a member from the MPA program here at WKU.

WKU MPA student participates in NASPAA Student Simulation Competition
WKU MPA student participates in NASPAA Student Simulation Competition (March 17th, 2015)

Susan Taylor, an MPA student here at WKU, recently competed and placed second in a competition hosted by the accrediting body for our MPA program.

WKU MPA Students Participate in new Voices of Discovery Program (February 24th, 2015)

Voices of Discovery, a new program brought to WKU by Sasha Ross, was created for different groups to meet together and have real conversations about their differences.

Americans For Prosperity Kentucky Announces GOP Gubernatorial Primary Debate
Americans For Prosperity Kentucky Announces GOP Gubernatorial Primary Debate (February 24th, 2015)

Americans for Prosperity Kentucky, in partnership with National Review and Western Kentucky University Department of Political Science, plan to host a debate between the Republican gubernatorial primary candidates in the Downing Student Union April 28th.

Melissa Harris-Perry visits WKU
Melissa Harris-Perry visits WKU (February 11th, 2015)

Melissa Harris-Perry, a political scientist, visited WKU to give a lecture titled "We Can't Breathe"

Frankfort Lobby Day (February 9th, 2015)

Join the WKU Student Coalition for Renters' Rights on February 18th as they travel to Frankfort to lobby for the rights of college students.

WKU Political Science Alumni Spotlight (January 26th, 2015)

In the latest edition of the Potter College's magazine ​Arts & Letters​, multiple Political Science alumni were recognized for their career achievements.

MPA Student Receives Two Awards (January 22nd, 2015)

Abdul Samad, a second year student in the MPA program at WKU, recently received both acceptance into the ASPA Founders' Fellowship program for 2015 and the Robert J. Wurster Scholarship from WKU.

WKU College Youth in Government Student Visits Washington
WKU College Youth in Government Student Visits Washington (November 11th, 2014)

Sophomore Zach Jones represented the WKU College Youth in Government Program at the 1st annual Washington Legislative Advocacy Summit .

The Legend of Potter College Fall Festival (October 20th, 2014)

Join us October 22nd from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. at the Colonnade for musical performances, food, and many other activities.

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Secretary of State Visits WKU

Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Allison Lundergan Grimes, visited WKU Thursday September 14, 2017.

The Capacity and Constraints of Small MPA Programs: A Survey of Program Directors

Congratulations to Professor Victoria Gordon who had an article published in the Summer issue of the Journal of Public Affairs Education. The article explores challenges faced by small MPA programs.

Emma Shoaf, Internatlonal Affairs '16 Graduate, Receives $40K Rotary Global Scholarship

Emma Shoaf, Internatlonal Affairs '16 Graduate, Receives $40K Rotary Global Scholarship to pursue an MA in Development Studies at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. Emma also received a Princeton in Latin America Fellowship and worked in Dominican

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Dr. Timothy Rich receives the University Research/Creativity Award

Rich received the University Research/Creativity Award at the 2016 Presentation of Faculty Awards for his scholarly contributions to East Asian politics.

Barrett Greenwell presented at the Pi Sigma Alpha Research Conference

Political Science Student, Barrett Greenwell, presented his thesis research at the Pi Sigma Alpha Conference.

Political Science Student Alexandria Knipp Awarded U.S. Foreign Service Internship

Alexandria Knipp, a WKU student from Olive Hill, has been awarded a prestigious U.S. Foreign Service Internship from the U.S. Department of State.

 



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