Model UN Club receives regional recognition

The South Dakota State University Model United Nations Club received several awards at the Annual Arrowhead Model United Nations Conference held this month at the University of Wisconsin River Falls.  The club is sponsored by the Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and Religion.

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Nominated for best delegation, pictured above, were:  Bryce Kummer, Maria Eckrich, Ariel Hammerquist, Eric Clark, Stephen Howard, Shaheed Shihan.  Nick Reagan, Stephen Howard, Maria Eckrich, and Bryce Kummer also received best delegate honorable mention awards.

Approximately 300 students from 15 institutions in the upper Midwest attended the conference.  That included 20 students from the SDSU club, sponsored by the Department of History, Political Science, Philosophy and Religion. Students from all of the schools represented various nations’ interests in several policy areas including: security, economic, finance, human rights, social, humanitarian, cultural and environmental issues.

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