Phi Alpha Theta Events

Fall 2021

  • New Member Applications for PAT Fall 2021 are due Oct. 8, 2021. See here for a membership application - you can turn it and a copy of your transcripts in to the History Main Office (Tidwell 104) or email them to Dr. deGraffenried at if you are off-campus.
  • Waco History Walk with Dr. Sloan! Join PAT on Sunday, Oct. 17, at 1:30 for a walk around Waco and to learn about its history. Meet at the mural at Eastside (400 E. Bridge St.). Any student interested in Waco's history is welcome!
  • PAT Graduate School Panel: Join us on Thursday, Nov. 11, at 5pm in Tidwell 101 to learn about choosing graduate programs, the application process, and life as a graduate student. Pizza will be provided!
  • PAT New Member Initiation (Fall 2021): Monday, Nov. 15, at 5:30pm in Tidwell 102. Congratulations to our new member! Business casual is recommended but not required.

Phi Alpha Theta Regional Conferences & Scholarships

  • National and regional conference meeting information is listed at Phi Alpha Theta also encourages student members to apply for one of the many society scholarships! 

Past Events

  • (Spring 2021) Women's History Month Book-A-Day reading recommendations (March 2021)! Phi Alpha Theta organized book recommendations from history students and faculty - check out the History Department's social media: Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook!
  • (Fall 2020) Virtual Grad School Panel and Q&A with Dr. Watkins, Dr. Stubenrauch, and Dr. deGraffenried on Thursday, Sept. 24, from 4-5pm. 
  • (Spring 2020) History Dept. Picnic at Cameron Park (canceled due to Covid).
  • (Spring 2020) Volunteering/Attending the Boston Massacre Trials reenactment on March 5, 2020, at 3:00pm in Bennett Auditorium.
  • (Spring 2020) Volunteering with the Heart of Texas History Fair on Feb. 14.
  • (Spring 2020) Spring Book Sale from 9am-4pm on Feb. 12 & 13 (Tidwell Lobby).
  • (Jan. 2020) Phi Alpha Theta National Convention in San Antonio. 
  • (Fall 2019) Thinking About Grad School? Panel & Pizza, Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 4:00 in Tidwell 209.
  • (Fall 2019) Fall Book Sale, Tuesday-Wednesday, October 29 & 30 from 9am-4pm in Tidwell Lobby.

History Picnic 2019

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