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History

History students gain an understanding of the historical background of modern society, politics, economics and culture, while also cultivating research and writing skills that can be used in the field of history as well as education, law, government, journalism, social work, business, museum and archival work.

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Sierra Colon

Sierra Colon Political Science ’17 “Traveling abroad is very valuable for students; You live within other cultures and begin to understand their viewpoints, while expanding your knowledge of how the world works.”

Kurtz, Alexis

Alexis Kurtz Theatre ’16 “My Main Stage experiences as an undergraduate were critically important for my career. I can thank Eastern for fostering my growth towards the performance proficiency I now enjoy.”

Gray, Damon

Damon Gray Communication ’16 “Eastern gave me hands-on experience in video editing and live sports broadcasts. With the help of the staff and fellow students, the Eastern TV sports crew was the perfect starting point for a career at ESPN.”

Minikowski, Andrew

Andrew Minikowski English ’12 “When I began law school, I discovered that my studies at Eastern had already honed most of the skills necessary to practice law. In addition to learning to write persuasively and critically, I learned to synthesize diverse viewpoints and facts into a coherent whole.”

Wolff, Jennifer

Jennifer Wolff Teacher ’12 “I transferred to Eastern after discovering the phenomenal opportunities available in the Center for Early Childhood Education. My professors provided me with so many ways to be involved in research, helping me to gain priceless experience in the field of education.”

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