Belmont History Students Participate in Regional Conference

On March 24, Belmont history students Abby Henry, Joseph Storey, David Suell, Kyle Moyer, Eli Gibbons and Stephanie Downing traveled to Middle Tennessee State University to participate in the 2012 Tennessee Regional Phi Alpha Theta conference.  Members of Belmont’s Xi-Alpha Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, the History Honor Society, the students presented their research to their peers from other universities.  Accompanying the students to the conference were Department of History faculty, Dr. Cynthia Bisson, advisor to the XI Alpha Chapter and Dr. Douglas Bisson.

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