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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 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

History Group Does Community Service Project Next to  Denmark Presbyterian Church History Group Does Community Service Project Next to Denmark Presbyterian Church

Nov 4, 2014 - A group of Union students joined history department faculty members in performing a community service project next to the Denmark Presbyterian Church in Madison County as a part of Union University’s Campus and Community: A Day of Remembrance and Service on November 4, 2014. The project, sponsored by the Delta-Psi chapter of Phi Alpha Theta Hist... MORE

History Club Inducts Four New Members at Fall Plenary Meeting History Club Inducts Four New Members at Fall Plenary Meeting

Oct 20, 2014 - The Rutledge Honorary History Club inducted four new members at its fall plenary meeting on October 20, 2014. Club president Bree McCuin conducted the ceremony for Faith Bagley, Sarah Carroll, Kayla Ketner, and Gideon Ragland. The club’s other business focused primarily on two fall semester events. First, McCuin invited club members to par... MORE

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