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Political Science Student Activities




Field Trips provide opportunities for experiential learning. Every year Dr. Adkins takes students to the Harry S. Truman Museum and Library to participate in the White House Decision Center.





Internships are readily available and highly recommended as a means of gaining valuable experience in public service at the local, state and federal levels. Students interested in an internship experience should consult with Dr. Paul Landow.






Pi Gamma Mu Honor Society encourages excellence in the social sciences and enriches the learning experience through lectures, publications, and scholarships. Students interested in joining Pi Gamma Mu should consult with Dr. Petrow.





Pre-Law Society provides a forum for students interested in pursuing a career in law. The advisors counsel students on academic preparation for legal studies and navigating the law school application process. Students interested in joining the Pre-Law Society should consult with the pre-law advisor, Dr. Carson Holloway.


Service Learning integrates meaningful community service with classroom instruction to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and encourage lifelong civic engagement. Recently, Dr. Benjamin-Alvarado’s Latino Politics class engaged in a Latino voter outreach program sponsored by the Nebraska Secretary of State.




Study Abroad experiences offer opportunities for students to travel internationally, participating in a facilitated examination in the government and politics of different political systems. Every year Dr. Neathery-Castro takes students in her course on the Government and Politics of Great Britain on a two-week trip to London.