Social Sciences Opportunities

Social Sciences Opportunities

Social Science Student Organizations

Alpha Phi Sigma Honor Society of Criminal Justice
Advisor: Ashley Dickinson

College Republicans
The College Republicans strive to promote the principals of the Republican Party among the students of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise. The organization provides service to the Republican Party, aids in the election of Republican candidates at all levels of government, and desires to develop political interest among the students and faculty of UVa-Wise. Membership is open to any student enrolled at UVa-Wise.
President: Victor Scott
Advisor: Gary Stratton, PhD

Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society

Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society, is the only honor society for college students of political science and government in the United States. The UAV-Wise chapter is dedicated to providing opportunities for political debate, discussion, expression, and education to both the College and the surrounding community.

President: Heather Pearson
Advisor: Eric Drummond Smith, PhD

Pre-Law Society
The Pre-Law Society is open to all students of The University of Virginia’s College at Wise with a true interest in Law and Government. The Pre-Law Society supports and assists all students who are interested in furthering their knowledge toward the study of Law and/or forms of government.
Advisor: Garrett W. Sheldon, PhD

Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology

Psi Chi is a national honor society whose purpose shall be to encourage, stimulate, and maintain excellence in scholarship of the individual members in all fields, particularly in psychology , and to advance the science of psychology.
Advisor: Bryan Hoyt, PhD

UVa-Wise Young Democrats
The UVa-Wise Young Democrats work to educate young people about the political thought and activity and to support and promote the candidates and ideals of the Democratic Party of Virginia and the United States. Any full or part-time student enrolled in UVa-Wise is eligible for membership.
Advisor: Patrick Withen, PhD

Student Government Opportunities

Student Government Association
The legislative and executive branches of the student government.

Honor Court
The UVA-Wise Honor Court adjudicates alleged violations of the College’s Honor System.