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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

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 Prison Camps in the Nor... 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 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

History Club Inducts Five New Members At Spring Plenary Meeting History Club Inducts Five New Members At Spring Plenary Meeting

Apr 14, 2015 - The Rutledge Honorary History Club inducted five new members at its spring plenary meeting on April 14, 2015. Club President Bree McCuin conducted the ceremony for the following students: Jessica Barton, Lydia Black, Joanna Butcher, Peter McDaniel, and Alexandria Renckens. The club’s other major item of business was the election of officers for 201... MORE

Delta-Psi Chapter Celebrates Phi Alpha Theta’s  Presence at UU with Red T-Shirt Day Delta-Psi Chapter Celebrates Phi Alpha Theta’s Presence at UU with Red T-Shirt Day

Apr 13, 2015 - Members of Union’s Delta-Psi chapter celebrated Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society’s presence at Union University by wearing their custom-designed Phi Alpha Theta T-shirts on April 13, 2015. Delta-Psi’s annual Red T-shirt Spirit Day serves to strengthen the chapter’s esprit de corps and make the university community more aware of Phi Alpha Theta... MORE

Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale Phi Alpha Theta Holds Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale

Mar 18, 2015 - Starting with two tables full of fresh baked goods and other treats, Union’s Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society held its 12th Annual Franco-American Confection and Bake Sale on March18, 2015. The sale began near Barefoots Joe in the Student Union Building, continued in the chapel foyer following the morning chapel service, a... MORE

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