PHIST major Korin Judge spent her last semester at Stevenson University in SU’s Archives with history professor, Dr. Johnston. From January until April of 2011, Korin spent her time interpreting the History of Stevenson University and the surrounding Greenspring Valley area. Korin took part in editing audio files for the Stevenson Story*, compiled an inventory [...]
Category Archive for 'Uncategorized'
Stevenson University Public History Professor Glenn T. Johnston, PhD was recently named the Towson Times’ Person of the Year for 2010. Dr. Johnston is credited with saving the Historical Society of Baltimore County (HSBC) from bankruptcy. When Dr. Johnston became President of the HSBC in 2008, he was determined not to let the Historical Society [...]
To end their First Year Seminar, this year’s Freshmen PHIST majors participated in SU’s Lego Challenge. The Lego Challenge was designed to give students a creative way to demonstrate their knowledge of the University’s Career Architecture. In previous years the Challenge was held in Rockland on the Owings Mills Campus, but to accommodate this year’s [...]
Posted in Uncategorized on Feb 12th, 2010
When Stevenson Public History major Erin Davis, an intern at the Historical Society of Baltimore County, was given the opportunity to design, develop, and implement a local display to augment a nationally touring exhibit regarding Abraham Lincoln, she jumped at the opportunity. The nationally touring exhibit, "Forever Free: Abraham Lincoln’s Journey to Emancipation," and Erin’s [...]
On October 17, adjunct faculty member Jen Erdman and several public history majors visited Mount Vernon, the plantation estate of George Washington. The group toured the mansion, the grounds, and the working farm before going to Washington’s distillery and gristmill. The education center features the “Hands on History” room designed for children to learn about [...]
Dom Stati: Nuclear Annihilation and You: Baltimore County in the Cold War Dom Stati’s internship has allowed him to travel back to the 1960s to examine the role of civil defense in the daily lives of Baltimore County’s residents. Dom researched the role of the Alms House as a civil defense shelter furing the Cold [...]
History Forum Spotlights State Department Jobs Barbara Cummings, a US State Department Diplomat in Residence, spoke at the September 17 meeting of the History Forum. Ms. Cummings’ enlightening and entertaining talk covered various State Department careers and internship opportunities. The History Forum is a monthly meeting of all PHIST majors. It is both a [...]
by Nick Swisher I recently visited the Newseum in our Nation’s Capital. For those of you who don’t know, that’s the relatively new (its doors opened in D.C. on April 11, 2008) “interactive” museum about our First Amendment and all the good it’s done us. Having heard enough hype and hoorays, some of my family [...]
Professor Claudia Floyd went to Colorado this summer and saw old mining towns, part of the Spanish Trail, and native American cliff dwellings. Please click on photo for larger image.
Don’t know much about Theodore R. McKeldin, twice mayor of Baltimore and two-term governor of Maryland? Read the recent Op-Ed piece in the Baltimore Sun, written by William J. Thompson, Adjunct Instructor of History, who is also writing a book about the Maryland leader. Read it: http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/opinion/oped/bal-op.mckeldin12aug12,0,6215868.story