Union University

Union University Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science


PSC Student Joel Wellum accepted into national honors program

Mar 23, 2010

Joel Wellum, second year political science major, has been accepted into the ISI Honors class of 2010-2011. One of only fifty students chosen nation-wide, Wellum will be the first student to represent Union University in the program. Previous participants have hailed from the nation's top schools, including Yale, Harvard, Stanford, Notre Dame and many other stellar institutions. As part of the program, Wellum will attend a weeklong academic conference July 25th to July 31st in Annapolis, Maryland, on the theme of “The Idea of a University: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow.” The conference initiates a year-long program of guided study, personal mentorship, and weekend colloquia. All travel and conference expenses are covered by ISI. Drs. Evans and Watson are pleased to have Joel representing the department.