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Union University Dept of History

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Welcome to the department of history website. In addition to a two-semester core class in world civilization, the department offers courses in American, European, Latin American, and church history. There are also history internships, a History and Historians course that focuses on historical methodology, and a senior seminar that provides an in-depth research and writing experience. Students may choose history as a major or minor.

Academic Update - Fall 2014 (.pdf)

Department News

Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Special Dinner To Launch Its Spring Semester Activities Phi Alpha Theta Sponsors Special Dinner To Launch Its Spring Semester Activities

Feb 15, 2015 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society sponsored a special dinner at Dr. Stephen Carls’s home on February 15, 2015, to launch the group’s spring semester activities. Nineteen people participated in the early bird dinner that included tomato basil soup, beef tenderloin, roasted potatoes, a tossed salad, red velvet cake, M... MORE

Six History Students Receive Degrees at Fall Graduation Six History Students Receive Degrees at Fall Graduation

Dec 13, 2014 - Six history students – two of whom were history majors – were awarded bachelor’s degrees at Union University’s fall graduation exercises on December 13, 2014. History majors Kenton Evans and Shelby Pace received Bachelor of Science degrees, while history minors Patrick Augustin, Cody Cunningham, Nathan Handley, and Matt Taylor earned the degree ... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Celebrates End of Semester with Annual Christmas Dinner Phi Alpha Theta Celebrates End of Semester with Annual Christmas Dinner

Dec 6, 2014 - Twenty-three people participated in the 11th Annual Phi Alpha Theta/History Department French Christmas Dinner at the home of Dr. Stephen Carls on December 6, 2014. Among the attendees were all of the officers of Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society and all full-time history faculty members. Carls recognized graduat... MORE

History Club Meets for Fall Semester Pizza Party History Club Meets for Fall Semester Pizza Party

Nov 20, 2014 - The Rutledge Honorary History Club met at the home of Dr. Terry Lindley on November 20, 2014, for its annual fall semester pizza party. In addition to warm fellowship, attendees enjoyed pizza from Marco’s, homemade chocolate chip cookie bars, and soft drinks. The event was a celebration of the fall semester for club members. Eight people partici... MORE

Union’s Phi Alpha Theta Chapter Purchases History Books for Emma Waters Summar Library Union’s Phi Alpha Theta Chapter Purchases History Books for Emma Waters Summar Library

Nov 20, 2014 - Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta purchased 15 history books for the university’s Emma Waters Summar Library this fall by combining a $250 Best Chapter Award prize received from the society’s national headquarters with a monetary contribution from an anonymous donor. At a special ceremony held in the library on November 20, Faith Bagl... MORE

Two History Students in Teacher Education  Program Honored at Appreciation Tea Two History Students in Teacher Education Program Honored at Appreciation Tea

Nov 19, 2014 - Graduating history majors Kenton Evans and Shelby Pace, both in the history department’s teacher education program, were among the honorees at a Teacher Appreciation Tea held on November 19, 2014, in the School of Education. Evans and Pace both spent half the fall semester teaching at a local middle school and the other half teaching at an area ... MORE

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