DOTHAN—Eight students at Troy University’s Dothan Campus were recently inducted into the Phi Alpha Theta history honor society.
The new members were welcomed during a ceremony on Sunday, Dec. 6. The inductees were:
Phi Alpha Theta was founded at the University of Arkansas in 1921 and extends membership to university students who exceed minimum qualifications. The Iota-Mu chapter, housed at TROY, requires that a student hold a 3.1 cumulative GPA and a 3.25 GPA in more than 12 hours of history classes. Students do not have to be history majors to become members.
Dr. Alan Belsches, associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, gave a keynote address and accepted an engraved clock from the faculty at the event.
Dr. Robert Saunders, Dr. Martin Olliff, Dr. Richard Martin, Dr. Mike Holmes, and Dr. Elizabeth McMullen, all faculty members at the Dothan Campus, participated in the initiation ceremony.