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Union University Department of Political Science

Department of Political Science


Wellum and Wiggin Graduate

Dec 14, 2011

The Department of Political Science congratulates Joel Wellum and Samuel Wiggin for graduating this past Saturday. Joel, a native of Louisville, KY, will work at the Heritage Foundation starting in January and then hopes to attend graduate school. While at Union, Joel ran cross-country for four years, attended the Intercollegiate Studies Institute, was Vice PResident of Pi SIgma Alpha, and a Senator in the Student Government Association among other things.

Samuel Wiggin, of Fayetteville, TN, will be taking graduate classes in Political Science starting at the University of Alabama at Huntsville this Spring while working to be a Department of Corrections officer. While at Union, Samuel was the founding president of Phi Theta Kappa Alumni Association, the community college honor society, and an officer in the Union University Transfer Society. Samuel was also very involved in service activities such as Day of Remembrance and RIFA and was an active member of Englewood Baptist Church.