Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - April 15, 2015

The 2015 Induction Ceremony for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honors Society,  was held in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.  Dr. Joseph Howard, Associate Professor in the UCA Department of Political Science, served as Faculty Adviser for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, and Melissa Cornwell served as President of the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha in 2014-2015.

Twelve UCA students were formally inducted during the ceremony, including Austin Ardwin, Kayla Close, Stephanie Daigle, Richard Frizzel, Matthew Goss, Laura Holzhauer, Hayden Knox, Brady Shiers, Kenneth Stice, Jesus Torres, Mallory Walker, and Katelyn Wilkins.  The Chairman of the UCA Department of Political Science, Dr. Clay Arnold, also presented Preston Scroggin with the UCA Department of Political Science's 2015 Distinguished Alumnus Award.  Preston Scroggin, who graduated with a bachelors degree in political science from UCA in 1989, served as Director of the Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission (2013-2015) and Faulkner County Judge (2007-2013).

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Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - April 17, 2014

The 2014 induction ceremony for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honors Society,  was held in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall on April 17, 2014.  Dr. Joseph Howard, Associate Professor of Political Science, served as Faculty Adviser for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.  Eleven UCA students were formally inducted during the ceremony, including Bryan Altman, Bethany Bell, Tess Bradford, Seth Bradley, Jill Carlson, Melissa Cornwell, Katie Farely, Felipe Fernandez, Julius Gerard, Stephanie Gray, and Juan Mayen.  During the ceremony, Tab Townsell, Mayor of the City of Conway, was presented the UCA Department of Political Science's Distinguished Alumnus award.  Tab Townsell graduated with a bachelors degree in political science from UCA in 1983.  Blake Brizzolara (Political Science) and Bethany Bell (International Studies) were honored as the Department of Political Science "Outstanding Student" award winners for 2013-2014.

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Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - April 18, 2013

The 2013 induction ceremony for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honors Society,  was held in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall on April 18, 2013.  Dr. Joseph Howard, Associate Professor of Political Science, served as Faculty Adviser for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.  Eight UCA students were formally inducted during the ceremony, including Blake Brizzolara (Political Science), Andrew Harris (International Studies), Benjamin Lykins (Public Administration), Derrick Moses (International Studies), Cory Nelson (Public Administration), Timothy Scott (International Studies), Forrest Stobaugh (Political Science), and Shastady Williams (Political Science).

 

PSA Inductees - 2013Pi Sigma Alpha inductees (l to r):  Forrest Stobaugh, Cory Nelson, Benjamin Lykins, Andrew Harris, Blake Brizzolara, Derrick Moses, and Timothy Scott.  Not Pictured: Shastady Williams.

Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - April 18, 2012

The 2012 induction ceremony for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honors Society,  was held in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall on April 18, 2012.  Dr. Joseph Howard, Associate Professor of Political Science, served as Faculty Adviser for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.  The chapter's officers in 2011-2012 were Ben Maddox (President), Naruhiko Tsukuda (Vice-President), Sara Bayles (Secretary), and Hitomi Kawakami (Treasurer).  Nine UCA students - Raymond Terry, Jack Phillips, Emily O'Neal, Willis Arnold, Brett Roberts, Brittani Burnette, Brandi Starnes, Wendy Marin and Shannon Kelly - were formally inducted into Pi Sigma Alpha during the ceremony.

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Pi Sigma Alpha Induction Ceremony - April 21, 2011

The 2011 induction ceremony for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society, was held in the Mirror Room in McAlister Hall on April 21, 2011.  Dr. Joseph Howard, Assistant Professor of Political Science, served as Faculty Adviser for the UCA Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.  The chapter's officers in 2010-2011 were Mitchell Adams (President), Ben Maddox (Vice-President), Sara Bayles (Secretary), and Jordan Dunn (Treasurer).  The UCA Department of Political Science "Outstanding Students" for 2010-2011 were Adam Williams (Public Administration), Jared Bridgeman (Political Science), and Nicholas Rogers & Matthew Severs (International Studies).

Pi Sigma Alpha 2011 (3)2011 Pi Sigma Alpha Inductees (left to right):  Naruhiko Tsukuda, Taylor Slaton, Jamie Massey, Justin Blackburn, Zakhar Kravtsov, Jordan Huntze, Casey Bates, Tammy Eick, Kelsey Boggan, Brianna Virden, Hitomi Kawakami, and Dr. Joseph Howard (UCA Chapter faculty advisor).  Not pictured:  Kyle Cox and Adam Williams.