UCA’s Alpha Delta Theta Chapter of the national political science honors society hosts “Pizza & Politics” series

The UCA Department of Political Science’s Alpha Delta Theta Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha (PSA), the national political science honor society, hosted the “Pizza & Politics” series during Spring Semester 2018.  PSA was founded in 1920 and includes more than 500 chapters at colleges and universities throughout the United States.

The “Pizza & Politics” series featured UCA administrators and faculty, as well as local public officials, who spoke on a variety of topics related to political science, including state and local government & politics.  The featured speakers included UCA President Houston Davis, whose undergraduate degree was in political science at Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis); Dr. Donna Lampkin Stephens of the UCA School of Communication; Conway Mayor Bart Castleberry; and UCA Associate Vice President Shelley Mehl.

The “Pizza & Politics” series was held in the Fire Place Room of McCastlain Hall during x-period on January 30th, February 13th, March 15th, and April 17th.  All interested UCA faculty, staff, and students were invited to attend.  Political Science student Denaej Brooks served as the President of UCA’s chapter of PSA in 2017-2018.  Dr. Heather Yates in the Department of Political Science served as the faculty advisor.