Entries by Cheryl Jensen

The VU Forum Thanks You for Your Support!

The Vanguard University Forum (Political Awareness Club) in partnership with the Department of History and Political Science and the Office of Social Sciences would like to thank the VU Community for its continued support of our student organization in its second year running. The Club’s goal is to present various perspectives through different outlets and […]

Top Students Receive Awards

The History & Political Science Department proudly presented awards to two seniors at the University Awards Chapel on April 23, 2015. The Phi Alpha Theta Award went to Justin Burtis as the Outstanding History Student. The Outstanding Political Science Student, Isabel Carpenter, received the Pi Sigma Alpha Award.  

Spring Colloquium 2015

Two students were selected from the History & Political Science Department to present their outstanding papers at the 26th Annual Spring Colloquium on April 22, 2015. Justin Burtis presented a paper titled “American Empire: How the United States Avoided the Imperialism Rush.” Cassidee Platner’s paper was titled “Feminine Thymos: Studying the Essence of the Greeks.” […]

VU Forum Movie Night

The VU Forum will be hosting its first movie night of the semester on Friday, February 20, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. in Heath 100.  The featured film will be the Lone Survivor, a story of the U.S. Navy SEALs mission Operation Redwings.  All are welcome to attend.

History & Political Science Induction Ceremony

The History & Political Science Department recognized some of their top students at the honor society induction ceremony on November 18, 2014. Inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, the international history honor society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and […]

9/11 Remembrance

The VU Forum (formerly The Political Awareness Club of Vanguard University) will be holding its first club meeting in remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks on Thursday, September 11, at 8:00 p.m. in the Great Commission Hall (2nd Floor of Heath).  Seating is limited to the first 50 students.

Political Awareness Club’s First Semester is a Success!

The Vanguard University Forum (Political Awareness Club) chartered with the Intercollegiate Studies Institute and in partnership with the VU Department of History and Political Science would like to thank the VU Community for its support in a successful first semester in our existence of a club. The Club’s goal is to present various perspectives through […]

Students Honored at Awards Chapel

The History & Political Science Department honored their top two seniors at the Awards Chapel on April 24, 2014.  Jennifer Manning (left) received the Phi Alpha Theta Award as the outstanding student in History, and Audrie Maynard (right) was the recipient of the Pi Sigma Alpha Award for excellence in the Political Science area.  They […]

Spring Colloquium 2014

The 25th Annual Social Science Spring Colloquium featuring the presentations of exemplary student research papers was held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.  Isabel Carpenter was selected from the History & Political Science Department to present her paper “Can We Feed the Children?  Food Aid in the Democratic Republic of Congo.”

Political Awareness Club Meeting on April 8

Join the Political Awareness Club on Tuesday, April 8, at 8:00 p.m. in Heath 105.  The topic is “Where Do You Stand?”.  Professor Kevin Walker will discuss definitions of a republican, democrat, liberalism, conservatism and what left-wing and right-wing politics are.  Feel free to come with questions! We will also start taking nominations for club […]