Wilkes University’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, receives Best Chapter Award for 2011-2012
WILKES-BARRE, PA. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Wilkes University’s chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, has been honored as one of the best chapters in the United States. Wilkes’s Sigma Pi chapter received one of the Best Chapter Awards for 2011-2012, recognizing local chapters that are active in their departments and universities and exhibit high levels of energy and creativity in furthering the goals of the honor society.
The award being presented to Wilkes University is one of five Best Chapter awards presented nationally for chapters in schools with enrollments of fewer than 6,000 students. Thomas Baldino, political science professor at Wilkes, serves as the faculty advisor for the university’s chapter. The recognition will be publicized both in the fall issue of Pi Sigma Alpha Newsletter and in The American Political Science Association’s quarterly journal PS: Political Science and Politics.
Pi Sigma Alpha is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States, and it is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. There are currently more than 740 chapters of Pi Sigma Alpha located on college and university campuses in every state across America.