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Spotlight - Department of History, Illinois State University Spotlight

History Symposium a success!!

The 2015 History Symposium, “Teaching History and The Social Sciences:  The Time is Now” was declared a grand success!  This annual event is co-sponsored by the McLean County Museum of History and the DeWitt-Livingston-McLean County Regional Office of Education and was held for the first time on the campus of Illinois State University with nearly 250 teachers and student teachers attending.  Here are some photo highlights:

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For History Majors Only!!

Career Services Resume Workshop
with Career Advisor Renee Carrigan

Tuesday, February 24
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Career Center Multipurpose Room
(Student Services Building room 185)

Pizza and snacks will be served.

This workshop should help you:
• Better evaluate your resume
• Describe your transferable skills
• Know how to customize your resume
• Understand the purpose of a cover letter


Larissa Kennedy receives University Teaching Award


Professor Larissa Kennedy has been named the 2015 recipient of the Outstanding University Teaching Award, Category II. Kennedy began teaching the history of Chinese civilization at Illinois State in 2005. In addition to teaching, Kennedy is an editorial assistant with the Warring States Project. She will be honored at Founder’s Day, Thursday, February 19.

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Department of History
Normal, Il 61790-4420
Phone: (309) 438-5641
Fax: (309) 438-5607