"As a military officer, my education in political science has helped to make me a better leader by giving me the tools to better understand the world around me.""Model United Nations...was a wonderful experience both educationally, as well as getting involved on a more personal level with other students from both WOU and other universities." Ethan majored in political science, with a minor in humanities. He valued WOU because of the small campus environment, approachable professors, and the variety of extracurricular activities.
"Growing up in a small rural town gave me a strong incentive to learn more about the world. WOU's political science program and staff helped to encourage my budding curiousity about the world and with that encouragement I studied abroad for a semester in my junior year.
"I enjoyed how personal my learning experience was within the public policy and administration major and all that goes along with that; the small class sizes, the more intimate professor involvement in students' academic careers and the wide variety of knowledge that PPA encompasses."
"I grew up in a small rural farm-working town that was predominantly Latino. I, along with many of my other classmates, were first in our families to go to college. Through the PPA program at Western I have been able to grow personally and professionally."
"The thing that I admired most about Western Oregon is its small class sizes. I only had one class that was outrageously large, and that was because it was a general education requirement and it was a very popular class."
"I was immediately drawn to Western Oregon University because the campus felt like home to me. I declared my major before I even started my first term, and I never changed my mind."
"I think the public policy program at WOU is really great and I learned so much. I think the opportunities I have gotten is a direct result of my education..."
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