Option C. The Fund for Excellence in Undergraduate Education

  • Prof. Brian Vick in a carpenter's workshop in Berlin. At Emory, he listens to students in class.

  • Sarah Jane B. Conner received the George P. Cuttino Prize in European History at the Senior Celebration in April 2011.

  • Ms. Becky Herring, assisted by Ms. Allison Rollins and student assistant Daniel Crispino, makes sure everything is ready for the Senior Party in April 2011.

  • Prof. Cynthia Patterson awards Ashley Hanson, B.A. 2010, at the Honors Ceremony. Her thesis was entitled "John Adams and Cicero: From Inspiration to Confidant."

  • Anne Patton received her Phi Alpha Theta cord from Prof. Robert Desrochers at the Senior Celebration in April 2011.

  • Prof. Matthew Payne described the rigors of the Honors Program at the Senior Party in April 2011.

  • Kirsten Cooper (right), Class of 2012, toured the Belvedere Palace with her sister during her 2010 summer study in Vienna. Her German language skills will help her with her honors thesis on the Diplomatic Revolution of 1756 and relations between France and Austria with Professor Melton.

  • Patrick Jamieson, B.A. 2011, and history faculty members Profs. Susan Ashmore, Leslie Harris, and Brett Gadsden, celebrated graduation.

  • Kathryn Meyer, B.A. 2010, with Professor Robert Desrochers at the 2010 Honors Ceremony.

  • The British Library, where Michael Small conducted Cuttino Fellowship research in 2010.

  • Devon Lyons, Class of 2012, volunteered at the Off Cow Camp in the Rio Grande National Forest.

  • Professor Cynthia Patterson presents Laura Kim, B.A. 2007, with the Carter Citizen-Scholar Award.

  • Cuttino Fellowships have allowed history students to do research at the new French National Library.

  • Marnie Florin, B.A./M.A, 2008, as a Peace Corps Volunteer in The Gambia, West Africa.

  • Marissa Lambert, with Professor Judith Miller, was one of the Department's Fall 2010 inductees into Phi Beta Kappa.

  • History/International Studies double major Graham Lambert, B.A., 2010, skiing in Verbier, Switzerland.

  • History students won three of the 2009 Woodruff Library Undergraduate Research Awards.

  • The Fall 2010 History 495 students present their honors thesis topics.

  • Michael Garemko, B.A./M.A. 2003, on the campaign trail with Rep. Abel Herrero.

  • Felicia Goodman, B.A./M.A. 2009, and Professor Miller at the Honors Ceremony.

  • Michael Small, class of 2011, visited the Egyptian collection in the British Museum during his Cuttino summer in London.

  • Christina Welsch, B.A. 2010, has received the Adolph G. Rosengarten Jr. fellowship at Princeton University, where she is pursuing a doctorate. The fellowship is awarded every year for outstanding graduate work in history.

  • Emory Woodruff Scholar, Stephanie Spangler (Class of 2012, History and Sociology), has won a prestigious 2011 Truman Scholarship. She has been an active volunteer with the AmeriCorps program JumpStart and plans a career devoted to advocating for children, especially for high quality early education for everyone.

  • Professors Cynthia Patterson and Judith Evans-Grubbs congratulate history major Zachary Domach on his induction into Phi Beta Kappa in April 2011.

Our department shares a deep commitment to our undergraduate students. Our approach to learning—from rigorous quantitative analysis to close textual reading; from encouraging students to work with primary materials to helping them better acquaint themselves with some of the important cultures of the world; from insistence on excellence in communication to mastery of research methods—prepares students for the challenges of a rapidly-changing world. Your support will help us to maintain our dedication to the very best undergraduate education. In particular, your gift will help recognize our students’ work through our many fellowships and prizes.

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