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Phi Alpha Theta Presents Best Chapter Award Check to Union’s Library

Mar 5, 2010
The Delta-Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society presented a Best Chapter Award check for $250 to the Union University library on March 5, 2010. Chapter President Noah Arnold gave the check to Library Director Anna Beth Morgan in a ceremony at the library while Vice President Katelyn O’Roark and Faculty Advisor Dr. Stephen Carls stood on either side of them to show off history books that the chapter paid for with the prize money.

The award check was a part of the Delta Psi Chapter’s prize for winning its seventh straight Best Chapter Award in 2009. The books purchased for the library included: James Alex Baggett’s Homegrown Yankees: Tennessee’s Union Cavalry in the Civil War; George M. Fredrickson’s Big Enough to be Inconsistent: Abraham Lincoln Confronts Slavery and Race; James M. McPherson’s Antietam: The Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War; Thorsten Opper’s Hadrian: Empire and Conflict; Carla Gardina Pestana’s Protestant Empire: Religion and the Making of the Atlantic World; John Prados’ Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, 1945-1975; Philippe Roger’s The American Enemy: The History of French Anti-Americanism; Alan E. Steinweis’ Kristallnacht 1938; Jeremi Suri’s Henry Kissinger and the American Century; Jay Taylor’s The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China; and Greg Woolf’s Et Tu Brute? A Short History of Political Murder.


Phi Alpha Theta President Noah Arnold presents a Best Chapter Award check for $250 to Union’s Library Director Anna Beth Morgan on March 5, 2010, while Chapter Vice President Katelyn O’Roark and Society Faculty Advisor Dr. Stephen Carls hold some of the new history books that the prize money paid for.


The eleven books that the Delta-Psi Chapter purchased for the Union library are ready to be shelved in the history section of the library on March 5, 2010.