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Two Undergraduates Receive First Ever Dr. Howard Jones Endowed Scholarship

The Department of History has announced the first winners of the Dr. Howard Jones Endowed Scholarship – History majors Jian Gao and Cameron Ridgeway. Jian Gao is a rising Senior, and is fluent in English, Chinese, and Spanish. He is currently working on an Honors Thesis which examines the lives of Chinese Mexicans in Mexicali, […]

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Mr. Stephen and Mrs. Anne Avera Create Scholarship for History Majors & Minors

A generous donation from Mr. Stephen and Mrs. Anne Avera created the Department of History’s first scholarships for History majors and minors. Mr. Avera graduated from The University of Alabama in 1978 with a Bachelor of Arts in History.  He has asked that the scholarships be named in honor of Dr. Howard Jones, from whom […]

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