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History Major Graduates

C/O 2014. 

Francena McGirt. Ph.D studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Elena Smith, History M.A. student at UNC Charlotte



Do you know your history? Learn it here...@ the FSU History program. Join the Conversation.


Our recent history graduates have been accepted into graduate programs at: East Carolina University,  the University of Newbraska @ Omaha, UNC Greensboro, Southern New Hampshire University, Univeristy of Illinois Chicago -Urbana Champlain, UNC Charlotte and Seton Hall University.

"Congratulations are in order for the department with the highest average LSAT score on the December exam.... Once again, the History Department takes the first spot! Political Science is second!" --- FSU General Counsel Office

Yep! It's a History Major who won top honors at Model UN. Congratulatoins Charles Starling and the Model UN team from FSU

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Student Associations

Roots: the history club                     Faculty News                      Student News               

Elections upcoming for 2017-2018


President: Amanda Thompson VP:  Amber Young Secretary: Br'anna Washington Treasurer: Demetrius Leach.   The history club is open to all majors.

-Dr. Hennessy Retired after 40 plus years of dedicated service  

Read about alum Joel Cook and his internship




FSU through the years....PROUD TO BE:

      Raleigh November 1, 1869. (4.) THE HOWARD SCHOOL, FAYETTEVILLE, may also be set down to the credit of this society. Inspector General Avery pronounced it the best school in the State. Messrs. Fish and Langston confirmed this opinion. The site was purchased by the Freedmen about eighteen months since. It cost about $140.00. The Bureau has erected thereon a building at a cost of $3,800.00 and furnished at a cost of $400.00. The people themselves have made improvements at an expeuse of $200.00. The building will accommodate more than three hundred pupils. Two hundred is the highest number for this session. At one time it numbered over three hundred.



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  • We have a twitter feed. Join the conversation FSU History ...go to the GH homepage or contact Dr. Kadel or Dr. Taber for more information. 

  • Dr. Sidney Pash is the Undergraduate Coordinator for History   910.672.1556
  • Thank you FSU Students for selecting the Dept of GH as the best for advisement spring 2012

In the News...

Your history faculty will have a book published available for Spring 2018 "A Serious Sequence of Hidden Historical Accounts"

Dr. Brad Kadel's book Drink and Culture has been published (2015). 

Dr. Stanley Johnson and his experiences with the civil rights movement in NC is included in the recently published  book Raye of Light by Tom Shanahan (2015)

New source of interest available online: The University of North Texas has digitized 100 years of Scouting Magazines. Take a look and see how scouting, society and culture has changed in the last century. What do you see?

"City's civil rights struggle recalled 3 who participated lead discussion at FSU"  Read more for the role of FSU professors Drs., Stanley Johnson and Tom Hennessey.

History Program Mission Statement:

The Area of History at Fayetteville State University takes its responsibilities and commitments seriously in facilitating the development of “quality-learning” for citizens of southeastern North Carolina and surrounding areas. We hold the past as an important source of information that will inspire our quest for an enriched and enlightened future. History teachers provide the means for accessing this information through the use of techniques involving research, analysis, and synthesis. Through its diverse course offerings which include United States History, African-American History, Asian History, European History, African History, Latin- American History, World History, etc., the Area of History seeks to be thorough in its coverage of global societies.

Students who are interested in studying world events -- whether they are past or present events -- are invited to become “History Majors” at Fayetteville State University. The History curriculum was carefully designed to prepare scholars to function effectively in the twenty-first century. Our long-range goal is to provide the benefits of a quality education in the form of courses offered at the University as well as to produce trained professionals who will serve the surrounding community.                                                                                                                                                   

News relating to the History Program is now added to the College of Arts and Sciences newsletter, found here:
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