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July 24, 2019 at 1:26 am

Seven History Seniors Inducted into National Honors Society for Liberal Arts and Sciences

College of Arts & Sciences Department of History artwork with civil war cannon

Seven seniors from the History Department class of 2019 were inducted into national honors societies.

Phi Beta Kappa: Academic Honors Society

Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest U.S. national honors society for the liberal arts and sciences. Founded in 1776, it recognizes exemplary academic achievement and shows a commitment to the liberal arts and sciences and to freedom of inquiry and expression. Membership is awarded to senior undergraduate students with a minimum overall G.P.A. of 3.65 who fulfill the specified language, humanities, social sciences, mathematics, and natural sciences distribution requirements.

The following graduating History majors were inducted into the Ohio University chapter of Phi Beta Kappa as part of the class of 2019:

  • Henry Watson Craver (Double Major in History Pre-Law & Economics)
  • Caleb Jon Fouts (Major in History)
  • Samantha Isabel Lamka (Triple Major in History, Psychology, & Spanish)
  • Falkyn Alexander Roth (Major in History)
  • Matthew Arthur Seymour (Major in History Pre-Law)
  • Lauren Leigh Smith (Double Major in History & Political Science)
  • Gabrielle Marie Tharp (Double Major in History & Political Science Pre-Law)

For additional information on the OHIO chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, contact faculty adviser Dr. Paul Milazzo, Associate Professor of History.

For more on the History major at Ohio University, visit the department website.

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