2013-2014 History Award Recipients
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.
The department gives a variety of awards:
The Chazanof Award recognizes student work in local history
Kevin Chamberlain receives the Chazanof Award from Prof. Ellen Litwicki
The Gallagher Scholarships are awarded to minority students pursuing a career in education
Jasmine Barrow receives the Gallagher Award from Prof. Mary Beth Sievens and Prof. Thomas Morrissey
The MacPhee and Mancuso Scholarships are given to promising History or Social Studies majors who have attained junior rank.
Michael Fitzgerald receives the Mancuso Award from Prof. Jacky Swansinger
Ashley Bertolini receives the MacPhee Award from Prof. David Kinkela
The Carnahan, Cutler, and Maytum Scholarships are awarded to incoming freshman.
Alanna Hazard receives the Mancuso Award from Prof. David Kinkela
Jordan Reed receives the Mancuso Award from Prof. John Arnold
The Kim Korhummel Scholarship was established by the SUNY 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.
Collin Mulcahy receives the Korhummel Award from Prof. Nancy Hagedorn
The Timothy R. Allan award was created in honor of Professor Allan who taught U.S. and European history courses for many years in the History Department. To honor Prof. Allan’s commitment to service and his interest in local history, this scholarship will be given to a history or social studies education major with a strong academic record who has contributed to the community or campus in a meaningful way.
Justin Dickerson receives the Allan Award from Prof. Jennifer Hildebrand
The Zimmer Scholarship is awarded to a junior or senior history major with career plans in law or communications.
Ethan Duffy receives the Outstanding History Paper prize from Prof. Steven Fabian
The department also annually recognizes an Outstanding History major, an Outstanding Social Studies major, and an Outstanding History paper. Phi Alpha Theta, the history honor society, recognizes academic excellence.
Laura Hirst receives the Outstanding History Major award from Prof. Jacky Swansinger
Dylan Penner and Kristen Champoux receive the Outstanding Social Studies Major award from Prof. Mary Beth Sievens