Pi Sigma Alpha

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  • Mission
  • The Nu Chapter of the National Political Science Honor Society was chartered to recognize and encourage outstanding candidates who have studied political science. Candidates for membership must be in the upper third of their class and have completed at least three courses in Political Science with an average of approximately 3.2 in all Political Science courses taken.
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  • Organization
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    • Kiva.org, a micro lending project that continues to grow. Kiva lets you lend to a specific entrepreneur in the developing world empowering them to lift themselves out of poverty.
    • The Vine Group, Pi Sigma Alpha worked closely with the Vine Group to promote education and peace in Africa. Over a thousand books have been sent to Africa.
    • Sew Much comfort, a non-profit organization that makes special clothes for injured soldiers returning from Iraq and Afghanistan. These garments are specially made for soldiers who are amputees.
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    • Previous Events
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    • Film- Patrice Lumumba, Prime Minister of the republic of Congo was assassinated in 1961. Students observed and learned what it feels like standing up and fighting for what is right in your heart. Pi Sigma Alpha screened the Patrice Lumumba Documentary film November 9, 2006 in LLC room #122, Spike Lee Theater.
    • Film-The N Word,” This film sparked much debate from the audience. It was about the history of the N word and how it is perceived by today’s youth.
    • Fundraisers- All of Pi Sigma Alpha’s bake and food sales were successful and gathered in total close to $500.
    • Meet N Greet, Pi Sigma Alpha held a meet n greet at the Avena Lounge on Tasty Thursday 6-10pm. Students were given information about the club and what we plan for the future. Food and drinks was provided to students by Pi Sigma Alpha.
    • Guest Speaker, Pi Sigma Alpha invited Long Island University alumni Ben Darvil, an appellate lawyer at The New York State Supreme Court along with Lenina Trinidad a lawyer working for the Harlem legal services to conduct a Question and Answer dialogue with several interested students on LIU, Brooklyn Campus.
    • Seawanhaka, Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus Newspaper, Pi Sigma Alpha members have worked closely and consistently contribute articles to the school newspaper.