The study of history unveils the complexity of human existence in the past and supplies insight into the present and future. History majors learn not just about the past and its relevance to today, but they also learn to think, write and speak analytically, skills that may be applied in many careers. We invite you to join us on this journey through time. Read more about the Department of History. »

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News & Announcements

  1. Digital History »

    5/8/2018

    A digital history program is underway in the Department of History with student researchers transcribing the records of the Botetourt County Courthouse and researching the 102nd United States Colored Troops during the Civil War.  Check out their work in these ongoing projects.

  2. Dean's Scholars »

    5/7/2018

    For the 2017-2018 academic year, the Department of History picked Brock Barnes (History) and Stephanie Seitz (Social Science) for the Dean's Scholars awards.

  3. History Majors win Winesett Awards »

    5/7/2018

    Amanda Dean and Caitlyn Maloney win McConnell Library Winesett Awards.

     

  4. Students receive honors in history »

    5/7/2018

    Kaleb Cahoon, Nicholas Stephenson and Geoffrey White graduated with Honors in History.

  5. Internship opportunities »

    1/1/2017

    Are you a history major interested in pursuing an internship experience?

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