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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Converse with like-minded individuals, participate in research projects, and build your resume by joining the Minnesota State Mankato History Club or Phi Alpha Theta.



History Club

The purpose of the History Club is to:

  1. Promote the study of history by encouraging research, good teaching, publication of materials, and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians.
  2. Provide ideas outside of the classroom for students interested in historical study and debate.
  3. Expand opportunities for students.

The Minnesota State University, Mankato History Club offers opportunities to network with other students in your field of interest, participate in historical field trips, build your resume, and interact with the MSU, Mankato History Department and community.

Student Officers of the History Club, 2017-2018:
President: Justin A. Herke
Vice President: Noah Moore 
Secretary: Nate Harnit
Public Relations Officer: Carson McGivern 

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Angela Jill Cooley (

Contact the History Club President ( or 507-389-1618 to request additional information.



Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. This honor society seeks to bring students, teachers and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by its members.

The Phi Alpha Theta induction will occur during the History Convocation, Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m.