History (HIST)

The Aletha Herwig Memorial Award

This award of $100 is given as a memorial award in the name of Aletha Herwig, a former professor of history at Findlay. The purpose of the award is to encourage study and research in history. The award is presented to a junior or senior student who writes an outstanding research paper on a topic of historical interest and significance. Topics for the papers must be selected in consultation with a history professor at The University of Findlay. Contestants are required to have a 3.0 average or higher in history. The papers are judged by a committee chosen by the dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Graduation with Honors

This honor is designed to give outstanding students deserved recognition on commencement day. Graduation with honors in history is awarded to history majors who have a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.5 in all history courses attempted and a cumulative grade point average of no less than 3.0 in all academic work completed.