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Explore the Department of History

Explore opportunities in history studies beyond the classroom.

As a history student, you’ll have numerous opportunities to learn and connect outside the classroom. The annual History Department Awards Dinner honors outstanding history majors and alumni. And you can be active participants in the Student History Society, which plans several trips and on-campus events throughout the year.

Awards and Honors

High-achieving history students receive awards and honors.

» Learn more

Student Research

History majors attend and present at regional and national conferences.

» See recent presentations

Internship Opportunities

Get involved outside of the classroom and gain real-world experience.

» Learn about internships


For further information, please contact:

Department of History
p – 516.877.4790

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