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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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Eastern Alumni

Rathbun, Molly

Molly Rathbun Four-time All-American ’12 “I strongly believe being a student athlete shaped me into the best version of myself, and has made me realize my passion for helping others to do the same.”

Piro, Justin

Justin Piro Biochemistry ’05 “The majority of my classes at Eastern included a strong lab component. I was doing what scientists do — getting outside of the classroom and working with the latest scientific equipment. Eastern really set the groundwork for me to go to graduate school.”

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.”

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.”

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.”