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History Club

image from Fall 2009 Flag Football FundraiserThe History Club was established in 2004 to offer students the opportunity to engage History Department faculty in meaningful discussion about a variety of important topics. For instance, students gain valuable insight as to how to write articles for publication and how to build a strong CV. The Club also informs students about upcoming scholarships and conferences, in addition to helping students strengthen their applications for graduate school. The History Club also allows students the chance to network with other students and faculty.

Fundraisers

The History Club holds an annual fall Flag Football Fundraiser (Faculty/Staff vs. Students) with an accompanying raffle/silent auction. Funds are donated to organizations such as United Way, Madison-area charity Access to Independence, Second Harvest Food Bank, Edgewood’s history Human Issues course Freedom Rides.

Meetings

The Club meets on a monthly basis, and is open to all History majors/minors at Edgewood. The History Club has an elected President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer who serve 1-year terms and are elected by members of the History Club and the faculty advisor. Individuals cannot be elected to the same position more than once. The responsibilities of the President include planning and chairing the monthly meetings, as well as updating the Department newsletter every semester with the help of the Vice-President. If the President is unable to perform their duties, the Vice-President will assume leadership of the club. The Treasurer monitors the collection and distribution of the History Club's finances. The primary responsibility of the Secretary is to take minutes at the monthly meetings, and disseminate the minutes via email to members of the History Club.

2013-14 History Club Officers

President—Lynn Zabel Vice President—Margaret Healy Treasurer—Carrie Stenerson Secretary—Danielle Dixon

We Want You...To Join the History Club!

If you are interested in joining the History Club, contact Professor Andrew Witt at 608-663-3263
awitt@edgewood.edu.