The American Experience
War & Society
Medieval and Modern Europe
American South
Student Success Initative
The American Experience
War & Society
Medieval and Modern Europe
American South
Student Success Initative

Why Study History?

9 Reasons to Study History

(Inspired by this list by Kelly Marcus)

Studying History:

  1. Allows Us to Understand Society
  2. Allows Us Understand Change (especially over time)
  3. Provides a Sense of Identity
  4. Preserves Our Stories
  5. Inspires Us
  6. Teaches Us Warning Signs
  7. Helps Us Be Better People
  8. Teaches Us Amazing Skills (like creating arguments, using evidence, writing and speaking well)
  9. Makes Us Wicked Good at Trivia Games

For more on why to study History, click here.

Events

  • The History Lab will be open for consultations this sumnmer, from June 1st through July 31st.  The Lab will be open Monday through Friday from 11am to 5pm to help students with any aspect of their summer History courses, from successful note taking to writing History papers to studying for History exams.  For more informatioin or to book an appointment, CLICK HERE.

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