In the three month time period of the planning and invasion stages of the Iraq war, Political Science professor Dr. Conrad Raabe was called upon to do on-air analysis for 12 regular TV news presentations and three Sunday morning in-depth news broadcasts.
Political Science student Andrea Castillo was honored by the Department of Political Science with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for a student minoring in Political Science.
Amye Green was honored by the Department of Political Science with the Outstanding Academic Achievement Award for a student majoring in Political Science on May 10, 2009 in the College of Social Sciences annual awards ceremony.
Byron Arthur, A'89, works as press secretary/communications director at the Louisiana Department of Revenue and works as a campaign consultant in state and local races.
Dr. Edward Renwick was presented the "Professor of the Year" Award at the 2009 College of Social Sciences Honors Convocation. Dr. Renwick retired from the Department of Political Science in Spring 2009.
Dr. Peter Burns was recently honored for excellence in student advising at the 2009 College of Social Sciences Honors Convocation.
Dr. Roger White, vice provost and associate professor, was part of a lecture and panel discussion held at Loyola University in February 2009 on Balkan Art and Politics on Both Sides of the Serbian/Kosovo Border.
Governer Bobby Jindal appointed political science major David Zoller to the Louisiana Governor's Advisory Board of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. Zoller will serve as a youth worker for the governor's advisory board.
Chauntis T. Jenkins, A'95, was a recipient of the 2008 CityBusiness Leadership in Law Award. CityBusiness recognized approximately 50 lawyers for their community and legal contributions.
The Loyola University New Orleans chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha inducted new members into the organization in December 2007. The purpose of Pi Sigma Alpha is to stimulate scholarship and intelligent interest in political science.