Written by Jordan Sakal
Willimantic, Conn. - On April 7, 13 history majors and one member of the faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University were inducted into Alpha Mu Alpha, Eastern's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the national honor society for the study of history.
The society promotes the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. The society recognizes students who have completed a minimum of 12 semester hours (four courses) in history, have a minimum GPA of 3.1 in history, have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 and are in the top 35 percent of their class.
Inductees included Eastern professor Bradley Davis, and students Abby J. Arisco of Wallingford; John P. Allen of Tolland; Nicholas G. Cecere of Branchburg, NJ; Emily C. Dwelley of Stafford Springs; Joseph L. Garzone of Rocky Hill; Margaret Kurnyk of Willimantic; Kevin M. MacVane of Manchester; Meagan Rose McCane of Torrington; Brandon Thomas Nickle of Hampton; Michael A. O'Neill of Killingworth; Victoria L. Schell of Norwich; Erin Renee Strickland of Gales Ferry; and Shannon J. Williamson of Baltic, CT.