Pi Sigma Alpha
Phi Alpha Theta
History Honor Society is a national honor society devoted to the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. Established in 1921 at the University of Arkansas, it seeks to bring students, teachers, and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.
The Eta Nu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta was established at Texas Woman’s University in 1960 and is dedicated to supporting students interested in history and history-related fields. Our chapter activities include
- organizing field trips
- hosting guest speakers
- sponsoring movie nights
- presenting at regional and national conferences
The Eta Nu chapter of Phi Alpha Theta also publishes Ibid.: A Student History Journal, an annual peer-reviewed journal open to all TWU undergraduate and graduate students. For more information, contact chapter advisor Dr. Jacob Blosser (firstname.lastname@example.org) or visit our websites:
TWU student-presenters at the Phi Alpha Theta Northeast Texas Regional Conference at Texas A&M-Commerce, April 14, 2012. Front Row from left: Jillion Crawford-Becker, Beth Farr, Kaitlyn Waynen, Katie Fogle, Tiffany Smith; Second Row from left: Dr. Blosser, Melba Chance, Kelly Jackson, Michael Garofalo, Rene Garofalo, Aiesha McFadden
Alpha Phi Sigma
Alpha Phi Sigma is the national honor society for Criminal Justice. The chapter at TWU is Alpha Epsilon. The purpose of the group is to promote academic excellence through recognition of scholarship, assisting in the development of professional and personal leadership among students and practitioners, provide opportunities for service to the community and profession and encourage greater communication among member chapters and the entire criminal justice profession. The student is required to be a Criminal Justice major or minor, have completed three full semesters, have a minimum overall grade point average of 3.2 and a 3.2 in all Criminal Justice classes, and must have completed a minimum of four Criminal Justice classes.
Students who are interested in the local chapter can contact Patrice Lockett (email@example.com). Students who would like more information on the national organization can visit their website at alphaphisigma.org
The Barrister's Club is a student organization for those who are interested in legal careers or for those interested in law as an academic pursuit. The Barristers provide the opportunity for members to develop leadership skills and to develop the personal skills relative to group activities. As a link between campus and community, the Barristers have established an excellent reputation for service and education. Continued activity of this organization shall perpetuate the distinguished traditions established by the Barristers in maintaining its role as an outstanding campus organization of Texas Woman's University. Membership is $5.00 per semester. Faculty Advisors for Barristers Club are Dr. Jeffrey Robb (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Mrs. Patricia Devereaux (email@example.com).
History & Government Graduate Student Association
The HGSA is an organization for graduate students majoring in either history or government. The goal of the organization is to encourage comradery between the students as well as to provide a forum in which ideas can be fostered. The HGSA meets several times during the semester and has a organization forum on Blackboard.
Primary point of contact for 2011-2012 semester is Karen Webb. Her email address is firstname.lastname@example.org.
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