Posts Categorized: Student

Honorable Mention for Best Chapter of the Year (2016) awarded to UCF’s Phi Alpha Theta History Honor Society

Congratulations to UCF’s chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national History Honor Society for their recent award of Honorable Mention for Best Chapter of the Year. The Alpha Gamma Chi Chapter hosts academic, social, and charitable activities throughout the year. This student-led organization works with campus and community partners to enrich students’ intellectual and professional… Read more »

UCF History Professor Teaches Through Podcasts

Using various items as symbols of history, like a leather cap and goggles, surfboards, ceramic pots, a quirky, yet space-age sound, student animation and over a hundred interviews—Professor Robert Cassanello created a podcast. Listeners all over the world click on “A History of Central Florida” to take on a journey of social discovery and exploration… Read more »

Changing America Exhibit

How UCF Public History Students are Changing America One Exhibit at a Time Graduate students in Dr. Scot French’s Introduction to Public History colloquium are exploring the challenges of interpreting and displaying “difficult history” in museums, historic sites, and other public settings. This week, they had a unique opportunity to discuss those issues while unpacking… Read more »

History Student wins First Place in Graduate Research Forum Award

James A. “Drew” Padgett was the first place MA winner in the Fine Arts and Humanities category at the 2016 Graduate Research Forum with his project “Counting Kills: Exploring the Debary Hall Game Ledger, 1904-1941” and also the recipient of a cash prize. He will compete at the state-level research forum at the University of… Read more »

Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship Winners

Preserving the legacy of Dr. Thomas Greenhaw, the Dr. Thomas Greenhaw History Scholarship was awarded to graduate student Porsha Dossie and undergraduate John Grande during the Annual Pauley Speaker Series on Global Affairs. The scholarship is a worthy monument to preserve the historical legacy of Dr. Greenhaw’s selfless giving and influence in the lives of… Read more »