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The Washington Center Logo on September 20, 2017

The Washington Center Informational Meeting

September 20, 2017 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Interested in interning in Washington D.C. or abroad? Interested in an in-depth academic seminar that you could get credit for in a short period of time? Join us to learn from The Washington...

Civics on September 21, 2017

GVSU Civic Reporters KICK OFF!

September 21, 2017 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Do you want to learn more about your community and report on current public issues? ATTEND: Civic Reporter trainings and Democracy 101 sessions REPORT ON THESE LOCAL ISSUES: ·Immigration ·Police-Community...

Richard Nixon departs the White House after resigning as President, August 9, 1974 on September 21, 2017

POLITICAL SCIENCE MOVIE NIGHT!

September 21, 2017 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join us for the first in a series of films this academic year on the American presidency.  The first film is called "The Final Days" and concerns President Richard Nixon and...

Civicize.me on September 27, 2017

CIVICIZE ME BACKYARD CIVICS 101

September 27, 2017 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Presenter: Shannon Garrett, SMG Strategies The decisions of your local governments impact your life daily – from roads to schools to the color of your house. Backyard Civics 101 will demystify...

Never Let Me Go on October 12, 2017

Human Rights Pizza & Movie Night : "Never Let Me Go"

October 12, 2017 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A remarkable story of love, loss and hidden truths.This movie poses the fundamental question: What makes us human? Kathy,Tommy and Ruth live in a world and a time that feel familiar to us,...

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News

Batchelder Scholarship Winners

Batchelder Scholarship Winners

May 19, 2017

Gabrielle Lewis and Estefany Paniagua-Pardo are the winners of the John T. Batchelder Scholarship.

PLS Excellence in a Discipline Award

PLS Excellence in a Discipline Award

May 12, 2017

Audrey Tappenden received the Excellence in a Discipline Award.

Alum Eri Veliaj Delivers Commencement Address

Alum Eri Veliaj Delivers Commencement Address

May 08, 2017

GVSU Political Science alumnus Eri Veliaj delivered the April Commencement address.

Midwest Model EU

Midwest Model EU

May 08, 2017

GVSU Delegation Attends Midwest Model European Union.

Jessica Baniukaitis Wins PLS/IR Outstanding Paper Award

Jessica Baniukaitis Wins PLS/IR Outstanding Paper Award

April 10, 2017

Jessica Baniukatis's paper, "Saakashvili the State-Builder: Establishing State Capacity and its Consequences for Democratization in Georgia" has been selected as the Outstanding Paper written in 2016.

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Spotlights

Rebekah Bailey

Rebekah Bailey

Attorney for State and Federal Employment Law

Megan Koops Fisher

Megan Koops Fisher

Community Outreach Program Manager for Ready for School

Toby Hutchins

Toby Hutchins

Student Wins School Board Seat

Tyler Nickerson

Tyler Nickerson

Advocating for Affordable Housing

Derrick Mathis

Derrick Mathis

Keeping the Community Warm

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