- As the program has evolved, the Department of Political Science has formalized a series of courses in the last few years so the college students could earn credit for taking on leadership positions in the Winthrop conference and to prepare for collegiate competitions.
- To date more than 2,000 Winthrop students and 10,000 high school students have participated in the conferences since its inception in the 1970s.
Winthrop University, "MUN Students Compete in Fall and Prepare in Spring for Own Conference" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 6.