History Student Opportunities

History Club

The History Club is a student-run social and academic organization known for organizing lectures, peer advisement sessions (for class registration), faculty panel presentations on the graduate school application process, trips and weekly discussion or game night meetings. Club members are also active volunteers at area high schools and at our close neighbor, the 1941 Historical Aircraft Group Museum.

Follow us on Instagram for updates and other helpful information such as event dates. We look forward to meeting you!

Non-majors are always welcome.

Honors and Prizes

Each year, the History Department awards a number of honors and prizes to students in recognition of academic achievement and community engagement.


Geneseo History students have the opportunity to undertake a number of internships, facilitated through partnerships between Geneseo's Center for Local and Municipal History and local historians, historical societies, archives, and libraries across the state. A list of history internships.

Phi Alpha Theta 

Phi Alpha Theta is a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students, teachers, and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.

Visit the official Phi Alpha Theta website.

Research Funding

The History Department has a strong tradition of encouraging undergraduate research. The college provides a number of funding opportunities to support such research.