Messiah College History Club
WELCOME TO THE MESSIAH COLLEGE HISTORY CLUB PAGE
Trip to Native American History Museum in Washington D.C. (October 2004)
The history club at Messiah College is a student run organization
open to all Messiah students (history majors and non-history
majors) interested in exploring the past. ***CLICK HERE FOR HISTORY
History Club Events
HISTORY CLUB MISSION STATEMENT AND RATIONALE
- To raise the level of historical awareness on the
Messiah College campus.
- To encourage scholarship and continued study in the
field of history.
- To understand and explore the presence of God throughout
time and in our discipline.
- To cultivate an enjoyment of the past among students,
in and out of the major.
- To build community among the History Department,
particularly between students and faculty.
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
- To explore the many and diverse historical sites,
parks, battlefields and museums surrounding Messiah College.
- To host guest lectures.
- To evaluate and discuss the historical accuracy and
meaning of historic films and documentaries.
- To provide students with valuable resources, advice
and information on graduate programs and schools in which to continue
study in the field of history.
- To promote fellowship among students who share similar
interests, goals and passions.
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
The history club sponsors the following events
- Graduate School Night (An interactive panel discussion
with department faculty)
- First Year Reception (Introduction of first year students
and faculty to the department)
- Re-enactments (Various scheduled throughout the Fall
and Spring. Possibilities include attending re-enactments at
Red Bank Battlefield, Fort Mifflin, Antietam, Gettysburg)
- Films (Faculty directed discussion of movies and their
- Field Trips (Washington D.C., Philadelphia)
Co-Presidents: Kelsey Spencer and Justin Bollinger
Secretary-Treasurer: Rachel Heeter