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The IRA meets on Thursdays at 5:00 pm in New River Room in the Plemmons Student Union.

Host of Model United Nations Conferences since 1971!

The International Relations Association is a student organization dedicated to the appreciation and increased understanding of world events and international organizations. The club participates extensively in Model United Nation activities, hosting events as well as traveling to different cities as Model UN delegations.
We have an office in Chapel-Wilson Hall.

 

Purpose

To increase the understanding and appreciation of foreign and international affairs.


Functions

  • Sponsors Model United Nations Conferences for regional middle schools & high schools each semester.
  • Sends delegates to Model UN Conferences sponsored by other universities; hotel & transportation PAID!
  • Organizes events on campus such as guest speakers and panels; increase awareness about international issues and events at the University & in the general community.


Membership

Open to all students in good standing, regardless of major field or current level of awareness concerning world events and the United Nations. Routine meetings are required to prepare for sponsored events and to ready delegates and chairpersons for their conference responsibilities.