Dept of Economics, History, International Studies, and Political Science
Archieved Articles from 2004
9/13/04 - Political Science Major Completes
Internship with the State's Government
(Poli. Sci) just finished an internship with Board of Supervisors
for Orange and Los Angeles Counties in his hometown state of California
as a first step into his career in politics. For more on his
internship and expereinces, click here.
Mentoring Program Gets Great Start
Begun recently by Dr. Peter Watkins
(Political Science) to help SJC students prepare for law school
application and admission through their coursework and by preparing for
the LSAT exams, it is anticipated that SJC already high number of
graduates accepted into law programs will continue to grow. For
more on the pre-law mentorship program click
here or contact Dr. Watkins at ext. 6350.
8/23/04 - Dept. Welcomes New Students
is over and the new academic year begins today. The four programs
in the Department welcome a new crop of freshmen as both majors and
minors. Welcome all!
5/5/04 - Eight Accepted to Law School
to Adam Bartrom, Luke
Hansen, Katie King, Eric Klepinger, Eric McKeown, Lawrence Poleski, Jennifer Zak and Katie Shenoo
for being accepted into various law schools. Nice job!
4/22/04 - Graduating
History Majors earn place in Grad. School
Brandon McGann and Eric
head off to graduate school in the Fall to work on their Masters in
American History. Brandon will be going to Ball
State University and Eric will be
going to Purdue. Each has
received complete funding for their programs. Shannon Cheek,
a double major in Biology-History will be attending the Medical College at Ohio State this
fall Congratulations to all of you - GREAT JOB!!
3/15/04 - Phi
Alpha Theta - History Honors Society to Induct new Member
an Education Major, has earned membership in the History Honors Society
and will be inducted in a ceremony by her fellow members at the end of
April. During this ceremony, a plaque honoring and acknowledging
those inducted earlier will be presented for display in the Core
2/20/04 - Caleb Kopczyk, a Political Science major, is the
focus of a "Success at Saint Joseph's College" found on the
College's homepage under the press releases. In it, he speaks of
the tremendous value he has found in both a Liberal Arts education, and
in particular, in the education he has received here at SJC.
International Studies major and Pre-Law (Class '03) just received
a Dean's Fund Scholarship to Loyola University Law School. The
scholarship is for three years.
Spring Break Trips
to Egypt and Rome Great
Break (March 4-14) was filled with travel opportunties for SJC students.
Egypt: Students went to
the pyramids by camel, the National Museum in Cairo, to Luxor and
the temples at Karnak, the Valley of the Kings, rode to Luxor on
the Nile by traditional sailboat, as well as attended a dinner with a
local family in their home in order to see how a little bit of the lives
of ordinary Egyptians. More to come, including photos.
For photos and information on last year's trip, go down to the Archives.
Rome: Economics Prof. Michael Oakes
organized a week long trip to Rome with a variety of optional day trips
that took students, faculty, staff, and family to many of the
places that Saint Joe students study in Cores 3 & 4.
Phi Alpha Theta Took Field Trip to
Members of the History Honors Society, PAT, family, friends, and
other SJC students went on a fieldtrip to the Chicago
Historical Society and the Art Institute on Feb. 28th. Students
participated in a seminar on WW II planes that crashed and sunk in Lake
Michigan, and other events offered as part of a conference on
maritime history. In addition to these sites and exploring the
various collections and rotating exhibits at these two locations, the
group had dinner at Berghoff's before heading home to Rensselaer.
Similar trips will be offered in the future.