Events & Notes

Torchbearers of Democracy: African American Soldiers

in WWI Era Lecture to be held

Dr. Chad Williams, Chair of African & African American Studies at Brandeis University will be the History Department's guest speaker at the biennual Esther Willits Lecture. Please join us for this interesting lecture on

April 1, 2014 at 7 pm in Shardin 120


Coal: The Fuel at the Center of it all

Dr. Andrew Arnold will address the History Club on

Tuesday, April 8 at 11:00 am

Anyone is welcome to attend!

Senior Awards and Phi Alpha Theta Induction

will be held 4/10/14 at 4:30 in MSU 183 Alumni Auditorium






Congratulations to our Spring '13 Phi Alpha Theta members!

Phi Alpha Theta eligibility is based on high academic achievement.

Our chapter is Mu Xi.

Dylan Bordell, John Burgermeister, Alexander Burkett, Patrick Crowley, Sarah Danishefsky, Nick Davrados, Brittaney Eshbach, Elizabeth Fisher, Dustin Gerlach, Danielle Hemler, Andrew Hinrichs, Elizabeth Hopkins, Moira Jefferson, Sheila Joy, Ashley Kellar, Matthew Lapalombara, Kelly McManus, Brian Miller, Zeke Montgomery, Allison Oates, Stephen Pugliese, Tyler Ritter Butz, Guy Sechrist, Kristin Shirey, Michael Van Brunt, Rebecca Van Horn, Erin Wassum, Jennifer Webb, and Andrew White

Congratulations to our Senior Award Winners 2013!

Bright and Lucille Beck Award for American History:

Elizabeth Ambrose, Brian Daily, and Brittaney Eshbach

Anthony J. Mazzaferri Award:

Shawn Devaney

Martin Luther King Award:

This award is voted on and given by the History Club.

Brian Daily

Certificates for Outstanding Achievement in History:

Michael Metz, Alan Schulze, Brooke Schwoyer, Hannah Seiple, Samantha Wagenhurst

Congratulations to our undergrad Scholarship Winners!

Anthony J. Mazzaferri Scholarship:

Guy Sechrist

Esther Willits Scholarship:

Rebecca Van Horn

Many Thanks to our outgoing History Club Officers!

Brooke Schwoyer - President
Sarah Ford - Vice President
Shane Moran - Secretary
Kelly McManus - Treasurer
Brian Daily - Parliamentarian

(and Dr. Chris Saidi, advisor History Club & Phi Alpha Theta)

Click here for a slideshow of the event

Congratulations to our Chambliss Award Winners!

Two History majors were awarded Kutztown University Chambliss Copper Medals for their scholarship in a ceremony with KU President Dr. Cevallos and sponsor/faculty emeritus Dr. Chambliss in attendance.

Sarah Ford

Shawn Devaney

Click here for Chambliss Announcement

Congratulations to our Faculty Member of the Year!

This award is voted on and given by the History Club.

Dr. Christine Saidi

Andrew Arnold, Ph.D
Professor and Chair
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385

Anne Manmiller
Lytle 115
Phone: 610-683-4385
Fax: 610-683-4047