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Hurricane Sandy 3 years Later – Roundtable Discussion and Q&A

Dear Students and Faculty: Please join us for the Hurricane Sandy round table discussion and Q&A on Thursday, October 29th from 7-9:00 p.m. in Education 212. This event will commemorate the 3-year anniversary of Sandy’s landfall in New Jersey and will feature several speakers, including Dr. Diane Bates (TCNJ Department of Sociology), Dr. Michael Nordquist… Continue Reading

Award Winning History Department Students

The history department is proud of our award-winning students and their amazing advisor! Congratulations, Steve Rodriguez, Erik Snyder, and Dr. Robert Mcgreevey!     Continue Reading


Wednesday Sept. 23 — Dr. Hakim Adi, Pan-Africanism and Communism presentation

Please join us on Wednesday, September 23, as we welcome Dr. Hakim Adi, Professor of History at the England’s University of Chichester.  Professor Adi will speak on Pan-Africanism, one of the important international social movements of the twentieth century, and its connection to communism.  The presentation will take place from 6:30pm to 8pm in the Library Auditorium and… Continue Reading

Attention Seniors! Applications for the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Award now available!!!

Attention College Seniors: Applications are now open for the Gilder Lehrman History Scholar Awards!     * Attend private seminars with eminent historians    * Interact with historic documents during private archival visits    * Spend an expenses-paid weekend in New York City History Scholar Award winners viewing a copy of the Thirteenth Amendment signed by… Continue Reading