Heather Cowherd wins two awards
|Author: Sol Kiasatpour|
Date: Thursday, March 18th, 2010
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MPA student Heather Cowherd has been selected to serve as a member of
the 2010 Kentucky Derby Festival Royal Court. Heather will represent
the city of Louisville and the Commonwealth as one of five Princesses
selected. As an ambassador she's responsible for attending numerous
events prior to and during the Kentucky Derby Festival. She has also
received a scholarship as part of her selection.
Heather has also received a Congressional Award for excellence in
Volunteer Public Service, Personal Development, Physical Fitness, and
Expedition/Exploration. The bronze medal will be awarded by a member of
Congress at a future date.
The Political Science Department would like to congratulate Heather for
her prestigious achievements and for continually serving the University
Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Allison Lundergan Grimes, visited WKU on September 13th, 2017.
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 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
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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