May 23, 2019

Officers and members of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, UCF Chapter participated in the society’s regional conference held at the University of North Florida.

Phi Alpha Theta members Keith Richards and Sara Nazarian presented “An Uncertain Future: Tampa Cubans and the Revolution of 1933” and “The United States and its Role in Mexico’s Drug War”, respectively, at the conference. Officers Samuel Ortiz and Bryce Forgue met with other university chapter leaders to share best practices in organizing events and partnering with academic departments. The conference offered all attendees an opportunity to grow professionally, develop fresh ideas and show support to student members.

Phi Alpha Theta is an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history. The society has over 400,000 members, with some 9,000 new members joining each year through 970 chapters nationwide. The UCF Chapter is very active in hosting several student-student-focused events throughout the academic year including a Distinguished Lecture Series.