Texas Wesleyan students represented the Omega Zeta chapter of Phi Alpha Theta history honor society at its Biennial Conference Jan. 3-6 in New Orleans. Participation in the conference was competitive among the Phi Alpha Theta members at Texas Wesleyan. Only four students were selected to represent the university. Each made a 15-minute presentation.
Dr. Brenda Matthews (A.M. Pate Chair of American History), Dr. Alistair Maeer and Dr. Christopher Ohan accompanied the students and chaired sessions at the conference.
Phi Alpha Theta (ΦΑΘ) is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has more than 350,000 members, with about 9,500 new members joining each year through 860 local chapters. The Omega Zeta Chapter was chartered at Texas Wesleyan on April 23, 1979.
For more information about Phi Alpha Theta or the History program at Texas Wesleyan, visit www.txwes.edu/history.