In Person National Model UN Conference: Students Bring Back Success from DC

by Victor Franco, Staff Writer For the first time since the pandemic, Pamela Chasek ,Ph.D., chairperson of the political science department at Manhattan College, was able to physically take students to the National Model UN Conference in Washington D.C., and returned with an honorable mention award and two awards for outstanding position papers. The National Model UN Conference takes place twice a year, in different … Continue reading In Person National Model UN Conference: Students Bring Back Success from DC

Model UN Prepares for New York Conference in the Spring

by Shannon Gleba, Staff Writer As their conference in NYC on April 14-18 nears, the Model United Nations course taught by Professor Pamela Chasek, Ph.D, is in its final stages of research and preparation. The Model United Nations course, offered by Manhattan College’s government and politics department, gives students the hands-on opportunity to learn more about the UN system and to gain knowledge about the specific country … Continue reading Model UN Prepares for New York Conference in the Spring

NMUN Students Represent the United Kingdom in the Galapagos Islands

by TARA MARIN & JESS SOLAN, Senior Writer & Staff Writer Over winter break, a group of students from Manhattan College participated in a special National Model United Nations (NMUN) conference in the Galapagos Islands. They represented the United Kingdom, returning with a number of awards, as well as memories. The Quad spoke with three delegates from the trip who reflected on their experiences. For Chris Byrne, a senior … Continue reading NMUN Students Represent the United Kingdom in the Galapagos Islands

MC Students Participate in National Model United Nations Conference in New York

By John Jackson Staff Writer From Sunday Apr. 9 to Thursday Apr. 13, a group of Manhattan College students got the opportunity to simulate a series of everyday tasks performed by United Nations delegates. They did this at the National Model United Nations Conference which is held in New York. The Manhattan students who attended currently take Dr. Pamela Chasek’s Model United Nations class which is … Continue reading MC Students Participate in National Model United Nations Conference in New York