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Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha is an honorary political science fraternity that encourages intellectual effort and community service and offers a means by which political science can be publicized more adequately to the general public. Pi Sigma Alpha represents the pinnacle of achievement in the field of political science. The faculty adviser is Ray Block.
Political Science and Public Administration Association
A student led organization for political science and public administration majors and minors. The PSPAA sponsors social get-togethers and a variety of programs of interest to those in political science/public administration, including an annual career day and an annual Spring banquet. The faculty advisers are Jo Arney and Adam Van Liere.
Pre-Law Association is a campus organization dedicated to the open discussion of concepts and ideas of interest to students wishing to pursue a career in the law. The organization strives to serve the needs of those considering law schools and a possible law career. Of special interest are its law school caravans (to visit law schools), practice LSATs, and its participation in Mock Trial competitions. The faculty adviser is Alan Bigel.
The College Democrats bring together, at frequent intervals, those who are interested in civic betterment and promoting the cause of good citizenship and the Democratic party.
The UW-L College Republicans Club is a student organization dedicated to educating students, fostering Conservative principles, and further increasing student political involvement and awareness through the Republican party.
Course-related Student Organizations
Students are welcome to participate in Mock Trial and Model UN as a club activity if, for example, they have already completed the maximum number of credits. Although club participants will not receive a course grade, they will be expected to pay the equivalent of the course fee and the prepare for conferences and competitions alongside the students enrolled in the course. For more information please contact the respective advisers for these groups:
- Mock Trial Club - see Peter Ames
- Model United Nations Club - see Adam Van Liere