Category Archives: Awards

Senior History Major Maura Burns Wins Research Awards at Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Conference

  Congratulations to Senior History Major Maura Burns for earning 2nd place in the poster competition at the Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Conference which was held October 12-14 at the Radisson Lackawanna Station in Scranton. Maura’s poster was the result … Continue reading

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Student Presentations at Regional Phi Alpha Theta Conference

On April 1, 2017, Maura Burns and Megan Seton presented papers at the Phi Alpha Theta Eastern PA/DE/NJ/NY Regional Conference in Glassboro, New Jersey.  Seton presented “The Evolution of Women in Lackawanna County,” using newspaper and local resources to compare … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

On April 12, 2016 The University of Scranton chapter Phi Alpha Theta inducted ten new members. Congratulations on your scholarly achievement! Megan Alexandra Bershefsky Kaelyn Jacques Matthew Lasewicz Albert J. Mackarey Colin Arthur Moretti Amanda T. Palardy Joseph Carlo Princetta … Continue reading

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History Major Wins Library Research Prize

Congratulations to History Major Christine Panzitta for winning the Weinberg Memorial Library’s 2013-2014 Undergraduate Research Prize. Her paper, “Desertion in the Union Army, 1861-1866” examines the ways in which the Union government and the home front defined and dealt with … Continue reading

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Phi Alpha Theta Inducts New Members

The University of Scranton Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta (the History Honor Society) inducted fourteen new members on April 14, 2014.  Dr. Adam Pratt welcomed the new members with a talk entitled (appropriately) “Why I Became a History Major.”  Congratulations … Continue reading

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What do you do with a degree in History from Scranton? Ask Trish Ross.

Tricia M. Ross, a 2007 graduate of the History Department, has won a 2014-2015 Fulbright Student Award to Germany. After graduation from Scranton, Trish studied for master’s degree from Yale University. She is now working on her doctoral dissertation at … Continue reading

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Dr. Dzurec recieves Fulbright Scholar Grant

Congratulations to Dr. David Dzurec who has recently been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant.  As part of his grant Dr. Dzurec will spend the Spring 2015 semester at Trnava University in the Slovak Republic.  Dr. Dzurec is particularly pleased to … Continue reading

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And the Winner Is . . . .

  Dr. Roy Domenico has been awarded the American Catholic Historical Association’s Distinguished Teaching Award.  The award is presented to a college or university professor who has demonstrated a high commitment to teaching beyond the expected requirements of their position … Continue reading

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