We are now accepting applications for membership in Phi Alpha Theta (PAT), the National History Honor Society.The society has over 350,000 members, with about 9,500 new members joining each year through 860 local chapters.”

To qualify for membership, undergrads must have a 3.5 GPA in at least four graduate courses.

Induction of new members  will take place at a soon-to-be-scheduled date in March or early April 2016, and iwill feature a keynote speech by award-winning historian Kathleen Brown, of the University of Pennsylvania. Following the talk, the Department of History will have the honor of officially inducting eligible students into Phi Alpha Theta and celebrating with excellent food and beverages. The family and friends of new inductees are invited. 

If you are interested in and qualify for Phi Alpha Theta membership, please hand in the three following things to Ms. Sharon Smith, the secretary of  the History Department, no later than Monday, February 15, 2016:

1)  A check made out to Phi Alpha Theta in the amount of $40 (for lifetime membership). 2)  A copy (unofficial is fine) of your Rutgers-Camden transcript 3)  A sheet of paper with your current home and email address.