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The 2014-2015 School Year in Review

EKU McCreary Department of Government

Another year has passed in the Department of Government, and a busy year it’s been.  As it goes by, it seems like a blur, but now that finals are graded and marks uploaded to the registrar, it’s worth looking back at everything we’ve done.



First Amendment Week 2015

Every year the Department of Communication and the Department of Government host First Amendement week to celebrate the freedoms of speech, press, religion, and assembly.  This year, the events were held between April 13 and 16 across the EKU Campus.


Spring Events in the Department of Government

EKU wildflowers

After a crazy winter, which regrettably canceled the department's plans for the Kentucky Political Science Association meeting, the EKU Department of Government has several events upcoming for Spring 2015.


Madison County Governent Internship, Deadline February 20

The Madison County Fiscal Court is now accepting applications from talented graduate and undergraduate students for Spring 2015.  Internships run 8 weeks starting March 2.  Internships are unpaid, but they can count towards college credit.

Welcome Back for Spring 2015

The Department of Government is happy to welcome back all our students for the Spring 2015 semester.  We’ve enjoyed the long break, but now we’re excited to be back for our classes and our new students.

Happy Holidays from the Department of Government

Before you go home for the holiday break, the Department of Government would like to crave your momentary indulgence in order to discharge a by no means disagreeable obligation which has, over the years, become more or less established practice in departmental service as we approach the terminal period of the year — calendar, of course, not financial — and submit to you, with all ap

Congratulations Graduates of Winter 2014

EKU Winter Graduation 2014

On Saturday, December 13, the Department of Government saw 30 students across the MPA, Paralegal, and Political Science programs graduate.  The student commencement speaker also came from the Department of Government –Ms.

December Update

As we approach the end of the Fall 2014 semester, the students and faculty of the Department of Government have been busy.  Here are some of the activities from the past month.

EKU Mock Trial Continues to Excel


We are excited about the political science courses we are teaching in spring 2015!   Here are some examples.

The courses are in numerical order, but higher numbers are not intended to indicate degrees of difficulty.

POL 319, Canadian Politics (29419). TR 12:30-1:45, Combs 223. Instructor: Dr. Jane Rainey.

Fall in the Department of Government

Department of Governmnet Eastern Kentucky University Fall 2014

Nearly two months into the semester, the Department of Government has been busy.  In addition to the visible rolls teaching and working on campus, the department’s faculty and staff have been traveling across the state and the country to work with other academics and also working here at EKU to encourage our students to excel.  This week, we look back at the Department of Govern

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