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Bethune-Cookman University Introduces the Alpha Pi Iota Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society


Senior History, Political Science and International Studies Majors Are Eligible to Apply for the National History Honor Society

Bethune-Cookman University College of Liberal Arts is now selecting students for the Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society. The organization was established by Dr. Buckelew, Associate History Professor and Faculty Advisor and Dr. DeLeon, History Department Chair. Senior students majoring in History, Political Science and International Studies with a minimum 3.0 GPA, 12 hours in history courses and a 3.2 GPA in all history courses are eligible to submit an application. The newly formed group will induct the first class of members on April 27, 2017 at 4:00 pm. All who are interested are encouraged to apply.

Visit to fill out an application. For more information about the B-CU Alpha Pi Iota Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, contact: Dr. Richard Buckelew, Faculty Advisor, 386-481-2245 or

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Founded in 1904 by Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune, Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU) today sustains her legacy of faith, scholarship, and service through its relationship with the United Methodist Church and its commitment to academic excellence and civic engagement.  B-CU offers 38 degrees on its main campus and online college. Located in Daytona Beach, B-CU is one of three private, historically black colleges in the state of Florida. The institution boasts a diverse and international faculty and student body of nearly 4,000.  For more information, visit

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