Alumni News


The U.S. Census and the 2020 Elections

On Tuesday 13 October 2020 at 12:30pm ET, Stacy Whitehouse discussed the US Census, the 2020 elections, and her work involving with both. Click here for a recording of the talk!! passcode: J&G.u^2e


Interview with Kevin Hughes ’13

Kevin is currently a Public Policy Manager at Facebook in Washington D.C. In this interview he talks about why he chose political science and how the department guided him to where he is today. Click here to learn more.


Interview with Rebecca Jacobi ’20

Rebecca Jacobi currently has an internship with the Feminist Majority Foundation as a Digital Organizer. In this interview she talks about why she chose international affairs and how the department guided her to where she is today. Click here to read more.

 


Interview with Paige McKinsey ’15

Paige is currently a Masters Program Student at George Washington University. In this interview she talks about why she chose international affairs and how the department guided her to where she is today. Click here to learn more.

 


Ambassador for Freedom

John Cotton Richmond (’93), was nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate to fight human trafficking in October 2018. “Under Richmond’s leadership, the TIP office helps coordinate U.S. inter-agency efforts at home and leads diplomatic efforts around the globe aimed at ending the enslavement of an estimated 24.9 million people.” Read more here.


John Cronin heads to the Virginia Governor’s office

John Cronin '19, political science major and captain of the UMW men's basketball team, just scored a Virginia Management Fellowship. John Cronin, who was named 2019’s Male Student-Athlete and UMW Alumni Award recipient, has the next two years of his life mapped out. After completing his bachelor’s degree in political science in May, Cronin was recognized yesterday by the Office of the Governor as a member of the second cohort of Virginia Management Fellows. click here to read more.


Stacey Feindt heads to the Virginia Governor’s office

Recent BLS grad Stacey Feindt has been accepted into the prestigious Governor's Fellows Program. Photo by Caeleigh Feindt. Just days before graduation, the Fredericksburg native learned she was among the 28 rising college seniors and graduates from across the country selected for a coveted spot in the 2019 Governor’s Fellows Program. Click here to read more.


Chris Cassignham Named Virginia Governor’s Fellow

Spring 2018 – The Department congratulates Chris Cassingham on being named a Virginia Governor’s fellow.  Cassingham, who graduated in 2018 with a degree in Political science, was chosen from rising college seniors and graduates from around the country for one of the 23 coveted spots in the 2018 Governor’s Fellows Program. For more information, visit: http://www.umw.edu/news/2018/05/31/new-umw-grad-heads-to-virginia-governors-office/