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

Nov 17, 2011 -

Union’s Delta-Psi Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society presented a Best Chapter Award check to the Summar Library on November 16, 2011 to pay for several history books that the library purchased at the request of the chapter. Chapter President Caitlin Roach gave the check to Library Director Anna Beth Morgan, while Delta-Psi Vice President Savannah German and faculty advisor Dr. Stephen Carls participated in the ceremony by holding some of the requested books.

The purchased books included: Assured Victory: How “Stalin the Great” Won the War, but Lost the Peace by Albert L. Weeks; The Death Marches: The Final Phase of Nazi Genocide by Daniel Blatman; Embattled Ecumenism: The National Council of Churches, the Vietnam War, and the Trials of the Protestant Left by Jill K. Gill; The End of Byzantium by Jonathan Harris; Iran at War: 1500-1988 by Kaveh Farrokh; King Stephen by Edmund King; Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America by Katherine Carte Engel; and Russia’s Cold War: From the October Revolution to the Fall of the Wall by Jonathan Haslam.

Union's Phi Alpha Theta President Caitlin Roach (second from right) presents a Best Chapter Award check to Summar Library Director Anna Beth Morgan (second from left) on November 17, 2011. Also participating in the ceremony are Delta-Psi Chapter Vice President Savannah German (left) and Faculty Advisor Dr. Stephen Carls. Photo by Ebbie Davis

The history books purchased with Phi Alpha Theta's Best Chapter Award check cover much of a table in Union's library on November 17, 2011. Photo by Ebbie Davis