2018-2019 History Honors & Awards

Awards & Honors

PHI ALPHA THETA

Phi Alpha Theta is the International Honor Society in History. The society is composed of chapters at accredited universities and colleges. One has to have a 3.0 cumulative GPA, four history courses, and a 3.1 GPA in the history major to be eligible to be a member of Phi Alpha Theta at Denison.

DEPARTMENTAL FELLOWS

Each year, the Department of History chooses a number of departmental fellows from among their majors, based on their academic record and aptitude for History.

Fellows have privileged access to the departmental library, and they are consulted by the department with regard to curricular concerns, in addition to meeting with job candidates.

DEPARTMENTAL AWARD WINNERS

Department of History student scholarship/awards recipients:

Michael and Amy Gordon Award - This award is named after Michael and Amy Gordon, two retired History Department Professors who made outstanding contributions to the History Department for over 30 years. This award recognizes outstanding Senior history students with a concentration in European History.

Winner:  Ibrahim Ibrahim `18, Andrew Pasterczyk `18

Francis Wayland Shepardson Scholarship - This award is given to a Junior history major who has demonstrated excellent work and a strong interest in American History courses.

Winner: Thomas McMaster ‘19

 

HISTORY STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO PHI BETA KAPPA

Denison University’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (Theta of Ohio) was founded over a century ago, in 1910, to recognize excellence in the liberal arts and sciences. Election to Phi Beta Kappa takes place during the second semester of the senior year and is based primarily on a record of outstanding academic achievement.

  • Benjamin Burdick `18
  • Lily Broomhead `18
  • Brigette Schuman `18
  • Caileigh Marshall `19
Posted Date 
Sunday, May 20, 2018

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