WKU Youth in Government chapter honored at national assembly
|Author: WKU News|
Date: Thursday, January 30th, 2014
The WKU Youth in Government delegation was named Chapter of the Year at the 2nd National College Youth in Government Assembly in Black Mountain, N.C. WKU competed against 34 other universities for this award.
WKU students also came back with individual awards and accomplishments.
Glendale freshman KJ Hall and Shepherdsville freshman Merideth Cundiff won Best Judicial Team. Hall was also elected National Director for Alumni Relations.
Zach Jones, a Henderson County freshman, had his “NIH Funding Act” signed into law and forwarded to his congressional representative.
Jody Dahmer, a freshman from Fisherville, was elected as National Director of Development.
The 15 WKU delegates represented 13 majors and all academic colleges. The conference helps students interested in government network on a national level, as well as learn more about national governmental proceedings.
Contact: Jody Dahmer, email@example.com.
Article originally written & posted by WKU News
Dr. Saundra Ardrey was selected for a 2017-2018 Fulbright U.S. Scholar grant to South Africa from July 2017 to June 2018.
Ashleigh Cleary, an IA major, and Dr. Rich co-authored an article in the Taiwan Sentinel on same-sex marriage legislation and public opinion in Taiwan. https://sentinel.tw/attitudes-gay-taiwan/
Stella Treumann, an international affairs major from Germany, and Dr. Timothy Rich co-authored an article on Taiwanese perceptions of Syrian refugees. Treumann conducted an experimental web survey... https://sentinel.tw/taiwan-syria-refugees/
Rich received the University Research/Creativity Award at the 2016 Presentation of Faculty Awards for his scholarly contributions to East Asian politics.
Political Science Student, Barrett Greenwell, presented his thesis research at the Pi Sigma Alpha Conference.
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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