William Schwartz, Senior, Political Science wins Best Research Paper, NYS Assembly Internship Program (2009 Session) for his paper entitled, "The Legislative Process: New York State's Issue of the Direct Interstate Shipment of Wine."
Political Science Department Wins Prestigious U.S. Department of Education FIPSE (Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education) Special Focus Grant for The European Union-United States Atlantis Program (Fall 2009)--Theme: Transatlantic Public AdministrationFor more information, visit our Atlantic Cooperation website.
Buffalo State students should contact Dr. Laurie Buonanno for more information.
Effective May 2009, the Political Science Department has added two new undergraduate minors to its program offerings:
-Advanced (Graduate) Certificate in Public Management approved by the State University of New York and the New York State Education Department in July 2009.
Political Science in the Bulletin
Buffalo State College offers a wide range of opportunities, both in the traditional classroom and through student activities, for students interested in pursuing a career in law. See The Art of (Legal) Persuasion: Mock Trial and Moot CourtMoot Court.
To learn more about our programming in international relations, see "International Relations Minor Brings the Classroom to the World."
To learn more about the advanced (graduate) certificate in public management and other opportunities for postgraduate studies, visit "Graduate Studies-Public and Non-Profit Administration" and "Advanced Certificate in Public Management Approved."
Posted May 27, 2009
NYS Legislative Internship Program
Three Students Completed the 2009 Session:
Baehre, Mitch – Hon. Francine DelMonte, 138th Dist.
Migliore, Paul – Hon. Mark Schroeder, 145th Dist.
Schwartz, William – Hon. Robin Schimminger, 140th Dist.
Buffalo State Students Win Best NYS Assembly Internship Research Paper Award
Nicholas Melson, "Healthcare Practitioner Volunteer Program" (2008 session)
Will Schwartz,"The Legislative Process: New York State's Issue of Direct Interstate Shipment of Wine" (2009 session)
From Left to Right: Nicole Swallow, Assembly Staff Assistant and former intern, the Hon. Mark Schroeder, 145th District, NYS Assembly, Paul Migliore, Albany Assembly intern, Spring 2009
Washington, D.C. Semester
Spring 2009-Kevin Scheiber interned at the U.S. Congress in the Office of Congressman Maurice Hinchey, 22nd District of New York.
Information about the Washington Semester
Summer 2009-Yolanda Rondon interned with the U.S. Department of Justice: Office of the Attorney General, General Counsel-Family Services
Student Political Society
The Student Political Science traveled to John Jay College in NYC to attend the New York State Political Science Association, 2009 Meeting.
Dr. McGovern, Dr. Campbell, and Dr. Baek attended the NYPSA meeting with students (Bethany, Dr. Campbell, Star, Ryan, Nick, Evan, and Dr. Baek)SUNY Model European Union
A delegation of Buffalo State students participated in SUNYMEU 2009 at SUNY New Paltz, April 2-5. They will head to Limerick, Ireland in January 2010 for SUNYMEU 2010.
From Left to Right: Natalie Annessi, SUNY New Paltz; Yolanda Rondon (Gordon Brown-UK Prime Minister), Buffalo State; Tim Walters (European Commission President, Jose Barroso), Buffalo State; and Kabize Pembele, Manchester Metropolitan University, the United Kingdom
The Buffalo State Mock Trial Club competed in the February, 2009 American Mock Trial Regional Competition at Syracuse University.
Political Science Annual 2009 Award Ceremony
2009 Keynote Speaker: Mr. John Maggiore, Policy Advisor for Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo, “One Person Can Make A Difference; More is Better And I Am Not Enough For Me: The Case For Public Service” (April 30, 2009)