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Our department is committed to helping you identify and achieve your academic goals. From your first day of class to graduation, our faculty and staff will provide you with all the tools and support you will need to prepare for a career or graduate school. Take advantage of the opportunities and resources available to you.​

Gilpatrick History Society

The Gilpatrick History Society is an academic and social organization whose membership is open to all history majors. The organization sponsors campus events and, each year, leads a major trip to a historically significant city in the region. GHS also stresses the importance of student and faculty interaction by hosting holiday parties, dinners, and similar events. To become a member, contact Dr. Steve O'Neill.

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is a national honor society for history majors. The society has more than 350,000 members. Contact Dr. Steve O'Neill to find out how to become a member.

Research Resources

Whether you're studying the work of a 19th century artist or seeking sources for a research paper, our resources are a good place to start. Review our research resources​.​​​​​​​​

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