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Students Win Five Awards at Model UN Conference

Shown here in front of United Nations headquarters is QC’s team of student delegates and their faculty advisor, Political Science Professor Francois Pierre-Louis. The team won five top honors at the recent National Model United Nations (NMUN) Conference: Outstanding Delegation Award for Human Rights Watch; three Outstanding Delegates in Committee Awards for its performance in the Security Council on behalf of the country of Burkina Faso and on the Commission on the Status of Women; and Honorable Mention for its Delegation. More than 5,000 students from 340 colleges and universities on five continents attended the 2010 NMUN, which simulates an actual United Nations meeting.The students were able to attend the conference thanks to the generosity of QC graduate Barry Blechman.














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