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Congressman Mullin serves as guest lecturer in political science class

DURANT, Okla. – U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, center, addresses students in a political science class (Campaigns  & Elections) Thursday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The 4000-level course, which meets every Thursday, is taught by Southeastern president Sean Burrage, left, and instructor Conner Alford, right. Rep. Mullin made brief comments and then took questions from the students. Throughout the fall semester, President Burrage has invited a number of elected officials and other dignitaries to present guest lectures.

DURANT, Okla. – U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin, center, addresses students in a political science class (Campaigns & Elections) Thursday at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The 4000-level course, which meets every Thursday, is taught by Southeastern president Sean Burrage, left, and instructor Conner Alford, right. Rep. Mullin made brief comments and then took questions from the students. Throughout the fall semester, President Burrage has invited a number of elected officials and other dignitaries to present guest lectures.

Southeastern junior to serve internship in office of U.S. Rep. Mullin

Sierra Janway

Sierra Janway

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University junior Sierra Janway will get to experience life on Capitol Hill this spring.

Beginning in January, the psychology major from Heavener, Oklahoma, will serve as an intern in the office of U.S. Rep. Markwayne Mullin. Her work will include attending congressional meetings, offering tours of the Capitol, and secretarial duties.

 

“I’m very excited about this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity,’’ said Janway,

who lists  Native Studies as her minor.  “I plan to take full advantage of this learning experience and share it with others when I return home.’’

“Congressman Mullin has been on our campus on several occasions and we appreciate his support and interest in higher education,’’ said Southeastern president Sean Burrage. “I might add that during these visits, he has always made it a point to interact with our students, faculty, and staff, which I think is very important. Sierra is an outstanding representative of Southeastern, and we are delighted that she has been chosen to participate in this internship program.’’

Rep. Mullin represents the 2nd Congressional District in Oklahoma.