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Open Advising November 4th & 5th

Join us for Open Advising.  Come see an advisor to plan your spring semester.
Advisors in the Department of Political Science will be available on
Monday, November 4
9:00 to 4:00
Tuesday, November 5
9:00 to 2:30
Just walk into the Department of Political Science
Third Floor Grise Hall
Come prepared for your advising session –
What do you need to bring to your session?
ü  Check out TopNet and write down courses of interest
ü  Check your iCAP report for courses you need to take
ü  Check to see what General Education courses you still need
ü  List of courses do you need in the major or minor
ü  Questions about a low GPA
ü  Concerns about your progress in a class this semester
ü  Any other academic or career concerns
A good resource for students is the Four-Year Degree Paths website at  The purpose of the Four-Year Degree Paths is to assist undergraduate students in determining a timeline for completion of their undergraduate degree program.  Each path displayed within this website provides students with a suggested sequence in which a degree would typically be completed in a timely fashion at Western Kentucky University. Of course, each Degree Path serves as a guideline and may be altered based upon each individual student’s academic interests and career goals.
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Southeast Conference on Public Administration

Dr. Shannon Vaughan, Associate Professor and Hannah Benward, MPA Student, present at the Southeast Conference on Public Administration in Hollywood Beach, FL on October 6th, 2017.

Fall 2017 MPA Newsletter

Fall 2017 MPA Newsletter

Secretary of State Visits WKU

Kentucky’s Secretary of State, Allison Lundergan Grimes, visited WKU on September 13th, 2017.

Featured Articles
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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