- Faculty & Staff
Congratulations to the 2015-16 Award Recipients!
Outstanding History Major
James J. Coughlin
Outstanding Social Studies Major
Megan K. Reeves
Outstanding History Paper
Andrew L. Abbey
Alanna R. Hazard
Nicholas A. Baglia
Zimmer History Scholarship
Anna F. Booth
John J. and Helen B. Mancuso Scholarship
Nicholas J. Arcoraci
Matthew L. DeWinde
Kimberly S. Hodges
Morgan R. Rybak
Maria L. Serio
Joseph T. Gallagher Scholarship
Devinne R. Arnold
William and Helen Chazanof Scholarship
Kenneth E. Cutler Scholarship
Mary Kay A. Taylor
Kim Korhummel Scholarship
Peri M. Pearson
Phi Alpha Theta Award
James J. Coughlin
Honors in Student Teaching
James Coughlin receives the Outstanding History Major award from Dr. Sievens
The honors program of the Department of History is designed to honor graduates of the History or Social Studies programs who have consistently demonstrated ability and produced work of high quality in the discipline. The honors designation is given to students who achieve an all-college average of 3.0; an average in history courses of 3.25; and who earn appropriate grades in HIST 499 (Senior Honors Seminar) and HIST 201 (Doing History). For more information on the honors program, contact the chairperson.
Dr. Sievens with some student award recipients
The department gives a variety of awards:
The Chazanof Award recognizes student work in local history
Curt Kibler receives the Chazanof Award from Dr. Staples
The MacPhee and Mancuso Scholarships are given to promising History or Social Studies majors who have attained junior rank.
Maria Serio receive a Mancuso award from Dr. Hagedorn
The Kim Korhummel Scholarship was established by the Fredonia Class of 1994 in memory of Ms. Korhummel, a student in the department and a member of the Class of ’94, who died of ALS before graduating.
The Zimmer Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior history major with career plans in law or communications.
Anna Booth receives the Zimmer scholarship from Dr. Sievens
Trenten Merrill receives the Carnahan scholarship from Dr. Sievens
Mary Kay Taylor receives the Cutler scholarship from Dr. McCord
The department also annually recognizes an Outstanding History major, an Outstanding Social Studies major, and an Outstanding History paper.
Megan Reeves receives the Outstanding Social Studies Major award from Dr. Sievens
Alana Hazard receives a Best History Paper award from Dr. Sievens
Megan Reeves, Lindsey Bauza, & Alissa Moseley (l to r) receive Honors in Student Teaching from Dr. Sievens.
Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society, recognizes academic excellence.
The 2016 inductees of the Phi Alpha Theta honors society