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Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

Pre-Law Society

The Pre Law Society at ETSU is open to all ETSU students with an interest in the law, going to law school, and interacting with like-minded fellow students as well as members of the legal community. The organization hosts events mean to expose students to the world of law, and to prepare for the rigors of law school. It also runs LSAT study groups. Dr. Colin Glennon is the faculty advisor to the Pre Law Society at ETSU, and can be reached at (423) 439-6632 or

Pi Sigma Alpha Honor Society

Pi Sigma Alpha is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies and has nearly 700 chapters at colleges and universities across the nation. The honor society promotes excellence in the study of political Science through a variety of programs including chapter activity grants, scholarships for graduate study, Washington internship scholarships, and awards for best chapters and senior theses.

To become a member, undergraduates must

  • have completed at least 60 hours of university credits
  • have completed at least 12-semester-credits of work in political science
  • have minimum of 3.0 in political science courses
  • have a minimum 3.00 overall GPA

For more information, please contact Dr. Michele Crumley at (423) 439-6629 or


International City/County Management Association (ICMA) is an association representing professionals in local government management. With over 10,000 members, the organization advances professional local government through leadership, management, innovation and ethics.  Becoming a member of ICMA connects students to the world's largest network of local government management professionals.  

ICMA is currently composed of students from the Masters of Public Administration Program at ETSU. Meetings are held once a month during the Fall and Spring semesters, at which time local leaders are invited to speak on a variety of public administration topics. Meetings are a time to explore current public administration practices and concerns, and provides an excellent opportunity for networking and meeting others who work in areas of city management, non-profit sectors, planning and development and urban studies.

The current president of ICMA at ETSU is Allison (Alli) Gantte.  She can be reached at

For more information about ICMA, click here.


Tennessee City Management Association (TCMA) is a professional association of 125 appointed city and town managers, administrators and their principal assistants serving in 85 local governments across the State of Tennessee.

For more information about TCMA, click here.


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