We had lots of exciting things going on in the History Department during Homecoming week.  Before the week even began, we were decorating the office for the competition and being judged.  While attending the faculty/staff appreciation luncheon, we discovered that we had won an honorable mention.

ISU seal on dept window

ISU seal on dept window

"Legacy" tree in the dept

“Legacy” tree in the deptartment

On Friday, October 20, we welcomed alumni guests, Robert Fitzgerald (U-High) and Samuel Wheeler (Illinois State Historian). Fitzgerald was presented with the Fred Drake Award for History Teacher Alumni and both guests gave a short presentation to our History Education 290/390 students and faculty.

Dr. Robert Fitzgerald

Robert Fitzgerald, Ph.D.

Dr. Samuel Wheeler

Samuel Wheeler, Ph.D.