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Students Present Papers at Third Annual Scholarship Symposium

Five students - three in history and two in political science - presented papers at the history and political science department's session of Third Annual Union University Scholarship Symposium on May 1, 2006. The students and their paper titles were:

  • Jennifer May (history), "Lottie Moon: Lodestone for Foreign Missions;"
  • Clayton Sanderson (political science), "Independent Commissions and Redistricting in Tennessee;"
  • Jenny Buffington (political science), ""Legislative Leadership: A Qualitative Study of the Tennessee State Senate;"
  • Natalie Treece (history), "Cane Ride: America's Pentacost;" and,
  • Cassaundra Harris (history), "Colorblind Gospel."

More than thirty people were in attendance at one point or another during the presentations, and many stayed for all five. Dr. David Thomas served as the session chair.


Political science major Clayton Sanderson presents his paper on ""Independent Commissions and Redistricting in Tennessee" at the Union University Scholarship Symposium on May 1, 2006.


Jenny Buffington, a political science major, makes a point during her paper presentation on "Legislative Leadership: A Qualitative Study of the Tennessee State Senate" at the Scholarship Symposium on May 1.


Dr. David Thomas leads the history and political science session at the scholarship symposium on May 1.


History paper presenters Jennifer May (left to right), Natalie Treece, and Cassie Harris relax following the conclusion of the history and political science session at the scholarship symposium.

 


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