Alumni

Welcome Alumni

Welcome to all alumni! 

Political science majors are accomplishing incredible things in Michigan and all around the world. We love to hear from you! If you'd be interested in being featured in one of our spotlights, send an email to plsdept@gvsu.edu with a picture and some or all of the following:

  • Name, major(s), minor(s) (optional), and year of graduation from GVSU:
  • Describe your accomplishment (education, work, voluntarism, etc.), and optionally, anything you did previously (just a couple of sentences or as much as a page):
  • Anything you’d like to mention about how your classes, professors or activities at GVSU prepared you for your current path (optional): 

If you are looking to make contact with fellow alumni, check out the GVSU PLS and IR alumni Facebook group.

If you need a letter of recommendation, you'll find our letter of recommendation guidelines here, and faculty contact information here

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

 

 

Spotlights

Selma Tucker

Selma Tucker

Grad Works for City of Grand Rapids

Derrick Mathis

Derrick Mathis

Keeping the Community Warm

Ryan Meyer

Ryan Meyer

Earning Master's of Public Policy at Georgetown University

Patrick Miller

Patrick Miller

Teaching at United States Military Academy

Adam Hukkula

Adam Hukkula

First-year Student Interns for MI House Democrats

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News

Research Student Position at GVSU's Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

Research Student Position at GVSU's Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy

October 07, 2014

The Johnson Center for Philanthropy is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student to assist in its community-based research and evaluation projects.

Myott ('09) Represents Couple in Gay Marriage Suit

Myott ('09) Represents Couple in Gay Marriage Suit

June 25, 2014

Attorney Stephanie Myott ('09) recently filed a lawsuit on behalf of her clients who want the State of Michigan to recognize their out-of-state marriage

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

GVSU Team Wins World Quest 2014

May 09, 2014

PIC Corp Team wins the 2014 World Quest competition hosted by the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

PLS 339 Comparative Democratization

May 07, 2014

PLS 339 offered this fall semester, Mondays and Wednesdays, 4:30-5:45 p.m.

PLS Students Present at Student Scholars Day 2014

PLS Students Present at Student Scholars Day 2014

May 07, 2014

Samuel Hannah, Marc Plooster, and Marissa Swartz participate in Student Scholars Day

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Events

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Comparative Philanthropy

Undergraduate Research Opportunity in Comparative Philanthropy

November 1, 2014 All Day

Join Dr. Michelle Miller-Adams (Associate Professor, Political Science), recipient of GVSU’s Mawby Fellowship for 2014-15, in a project comparing the philanthropic cultures of Grand Rapids and...

Free LSAT Practice

Free LSAT Practice

November 1, 2014 10:00 AM - 1:00 AM

Kaplan is hosting a Free LSAT Practice Test Here's the link where student can sign up:http://bit.ly/TheGoodLifeStartsHereWestMI They can also visit: www.kaptest/practice  Date:...

Election Night Watch Party

Election Night Watch Party

November 4, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Election Night Watch Party Tuesday, Nov. 4 7-9 p.m., Mary I. Pew Library Multipurpose room (LIB 030)   Join fellow Political Science and International Relations students to watch the results...

People's Law School

People's Law School

November 5, 2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

People's Law School will be hosted by Sinas Dramis law firm for the first time ever in Grand Rapids. People's Law School is a 5 week program consisting of 5 classes that will...

UDM Law

UDM Law

November 6, 2014 11:30 AM

University of Detroit Mercy School of Law will be visiting GVSU Allendale and Pew Campuses Thursday, November 6, 2014 Kirkof Center from 11:30am-2:00pm DeVos Center Building C from 4:00pm-7:00pm Learn...

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