Link to CCU Home Page
Link to Quick Links
Link to Search Link to CCU Home Page
News Releases
spacer image
 
October 23, 2014   
Posted: April 19, 2001
FOURTEEN STUDENTS INDUCTED INTO PHI ALPHA THETA

Fourteen students have been inducted into Coastal Carolina University's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, a national honor society for history students. Coastal's chapter was established in 1978.

Phi Alpha Theta encourages historical research, excellence in teaching, scholarly publication and the exchange of learning among students of history. The national organization, one of the largest honor societies in the United States, offers numerous awards and scholarships to undergraduate and graduate student members.

To be eligible for membership, students must have taken at least 12 hours of history courses and must maintain a 3.0 grade point average. Each year approximately 40 regional meetings are convened at which students present research papers.

The following students were recently inducted into Coastal's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta:

- Stacey Collins, a senior psychology major of Myrtle Beach; - Salvatore Degennaro, a junior history major of Loris; - Thomas Ewart Jr., a junior history major of Florence; - William Galbreath Jr., a senior interdisciplinary studies major Surfside Beach; - Amanda Gantt, a senior psychology major of Conway; - Joseph Groth, a sophomore history major of Myrtle Beach; - Stephen Hartley, a junior secondary education major of Myrtle Beach; - Daniel Hoover, a junior dramatics arts major of Little River; - Thomas Kozlow, a junior history major of Myrtle Beach; - Ryan Leaphart, a sophomore history major of Hilton Head Island; - Lakesha McCutchen, a senior sociology major of Andrews; - Samuel Pringle, a sophomore undeclared major of Myrtle Beach; - Katherine Sawyer, a senior history major of Conway; and - Jordan Weismore, a sophomore history major of Syracuse, N.Y.

Faculty adviser for Phi Alpha Theta is John Navin, assistant professor of history at Coastal. The keynote speaker for the induction ceremony was Walter Edgar, who serves as the Claude Neuffer Professor of Southern Studies at the University of South Carolina.

Search Options:
Select Specific Year(s):
2014 2006
2013 2005
2012 2004
2011 2003
2010 2002
2009 2001
2008 2000
2007
View ALL Archived News
 
Link to CCU Home Page
University Policies | Site Policies | Contact Us
© 2014 Coastal Carolina University | P.O. Box 261954, Conway, SC 29528-6054 | +1 843-347-3161