Entries by Cheryl Jensen

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 […]

Political Awareness Club Meeting

Title: Political Awareness Club Meeting Location: Heath 105 Description: “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. Start Time: 20:00 Date: 2014-04-08

The Results Are In!

The Political Awareness Club and Forensics Team want to thank all those who came out to the debate last Tuesday evening.  Audience members were asked before and after the debate if Christians should support the Affordable Health Care Act.  The majority vote was in opposition of the Affordable Care Act.  The percentages of votes after […]

Student Debate

Vanguard University’s History & Political Science Department and the Debate Team will be presenting a student debate on the topic “Should Christians Support the Affordable Health Care Act (Obamacare)?”  It will be held Tuesday, March 25, from 7:00-8:30 p.m. in Needham Chapel.  Chapel credit will be given.

Students Inducted in Honor Societies

On November 12, 2013, the History & Political Science Department inducted nine students into their honor societies.  To qualify for membership, students must have a cumulative and departmental GPA of 3.0 and must have completed at least four history or political science courses prior to induction. New members of Phi Alpha Theta, the international history […]

Political Science Professor Publishes Essay

Dr. Kevin Walker, Assistant Professor of History & Political Science, recently published an essay “Between Divine Law and Modern Secularism: How the West Might Understand Islam Better for Knowing Itself,” a chapter in Liberty and Security in an Age of Terrorism, United States of America: Commonwealth Security Studies Laboratory.  Please click here to read the […]

Students attend AEI Conference

History & Political Science majors Jonathan Dumas and Chris Rivera (pictured here with Dr. Darren Guerra) were invited to participate in a three-day conference in June, 2013 hosted by the American Enterprise Institute which is a leading think tank in Washington D.C.  Led by Josh Good of the Values and Capitalism Project, the conference sought […]