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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

Four History Majors Graduate at Union University's Spring Commencement Services Four History Majors Graduate at Union University's Spring Commencement Services

May 16, 2015 - Four history majors were among the 718 students who comprised Union University’s 190th graduating class at the school’s spring commencement services on May 16, 2015. The graduating majors were Faith Bagley, Sarah Carroll, Hannah Jones, and Kenan Keller. Dr. Samuel W. “Dub” Oliver presided over his first spring graduation as president of Union Unive... MORE

Department Recognizes History and Phi Alpha Theta Spring Graduates Department Recognizes History and Phi Alpha Theta Spring Graduates

May 8, 2015 - The history department recognized its spring graduates – both history majors and Phi Alpha Theta members – at the 23rd Annual Phi Alpha Theta/History Department Cookout at Dr. Stephen Carls’s home on May 8, 2015. The students honored included Faith Bagley, Sarah Carroll, Hunter Hawes, Hannah Jones, Kenan Keller, Kayla Ketner, Bree McCuin, and Kensi... MORE

History Students among Honorees at Union Awards Day Convocation History Students among Honorees at Union Awards Day Convocation

May 1, 2015 - History students were among those recognized at Union University’s Awards Day Convocation on May 1, 2015. History major Faith Bagley received the Academic Excellence Medal in History as well as the first place award in the Dr. James Alex Baggett History Research Paper Competition for her paper “Death and Suffering: Civil War Prisons in the North an... MORE

Department Recognizes Students, an Alumna,  and Union’s President at Annual Awards Banquet Department Recognizes Students, an Alumna, and Union’s President at Annual Awards Banquet

Apr 30, 2015 - The history department held its annual awards banquet on April 30, 2015, at which it recognized the accomplishments of history students, a history alumna, and Union University’s president. The evening program also included the initiation of incoming Rutledge Honorary History Club officers, and a talk by history graduate Dr. Jared Myracle. Thirty-o... MORE

History Students Honored at Student Tennessee Education Association Reception History Students Honored at Student Tennessee Education Association Reception

Apr 30, 2015 - Three history students were among those honored at a Student Tennessee Education Association reception on April 30, 2015. The students were Hannah Jones, Kenan Keller, and Kensie Zills. Jones spent the spring semester student teaching at Milan High School and Crockett County Middle School, while Keller was at Trinity Christian Academy and West Midd... MORE

History Major Presents Paper at Union University Scholarship Symposium History Major Presents Paper at Union University Scholarship Symposium

Apr 28, 2015 - History major Faith Bagley presented a paper titled “Death and Suffering: Civil War Prison Camps in the North and South” at the Twelfth Annual Union University Scholarship Symposium on April 28, 2015. Using two prison camps from each side in the Civil War, Bagley discovered that the camps of both the South and North experienced similar problems inc... MORE

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