Communitas Presentations 2018

       On Wednesday, April 18th, Grace College hosted its annual student research day called “Communitas”. At Communitas, students have the opportunity to present on a variety of topics within their discipline. Professors, peers, and family members gathered to hear the presentations. This year, three students from the Department of History and Political Science … More Communitas Presentations 2018

Social Studies Education Alum leads Students to Top Prize in History Day Competition

We have just learned that five of Hunter Reed’s students took first prize in the state of Indiana for their National History Day (NHD) projects on Alexander Hamilton and Eleanor Roosevelt. Reed, who recently graduated from Grace College with a degree in social studies education, is among other Lakeview Middle School teachers who have mentored students on … More Social Studies Education Alum leads Students to Top Prize in History Day Competition

Student Achievement Flourishes in the Department of History and Political Science

This past fall, nine students from Grace’s Department of History and Political Science completed and successfully defended senior thesis projects as part of “Capstone Seminar”. This experience, modeled after graduate-level classes, permits students to showcase their research and writing skills in a professional setting. Students Kenneth Bane, Caleb Alexander, Nicholas Brehan, Lydia Yurkovich, Lauren Springer, … More Student Achievement Flourishes in the Department of History and Political Science

Introducing Kathryn Bradley, our Social Media Coordinator

We are pleased to introduce Kathryn Bradley, who will be serving as Social Media Coordinator for the Department of History and Political Science. She’ll be writing posts here at the department’s web page and assisting with other areas of departmental promotion, such as our Facebook page. Kathryn has a double major in both communication and history … More Introducing Kathryn Bradley, our Social Media Coordinator

Photo shoot helps preserve oversized documents at the Winona History Center

Digitizing historical documents has become a routine way for archives and museums to preserve the past – especially materials that are rapidly deteriorating. For smaller items, such as photographs and letters, we have often turned to the experts at Grace College’s Morgan Library who have several ongoing digitization projects. But what about over-sized documents such … More Photo shoot helps preserve oversized documents at the Winona History Center

Reed, Alexander, and Hanlon give papers at Communitas 2017

On Wednesday, March 29th, Grace College held its annual student research day, which spotlights exemplary papers and projects from across the disciplines. Students, parents, and administrators gathered for this academic marketplace, which featured a launch party for the campus literary magazine and a film showing to boot. As in years past, the program included many … More Reed, Alexander, and Hanlon give papers at Communitas 2017

Kirsten Mead comments on recent internship with Gianforte campaign

Political Science major, Kirsten Mead, had the privilege of interning for Greg Gianforte’s gubernatorial campaign in Bozeman Montana this past summer. She continued the effort through the fall until election day. Here’s an excerpt from a recent story over at Grace College: “My education at Grace prepared me well for my experience in Montana,” Mead said. … More Kirsten Mead comments on recent internship with Gianforte campaign

Graduate of Grace College History Program takes part in Major Archeological Discovery in Kazakhstan

Prior to this year, references to a medieval Christian community in ancient Kazakhstan were limited to a few historical documents and stories from travelers along Asia’s famed Silk Road. All that has changed, however, thanks to a team of archeologists that included Phil Webb, a graduate of Grace College’s history program who is now working … More Graduate of Grace College History Program takes part in Major Archeological Discovery in Kazakhstan

Winona History Center Serves as Crucial Resource for the First Critical Biography of Sacred Music Giant, Homer Rodeheaver

Within America’s evangelical subculture, Christian music is a big deal. But even before the “Contemporary Christian Music” scene of the 1980s, the roots of Christian music extended back to revival songs of the nineteenth-century, southern gospel, and the youth culture of the 60s and 70s. Among these roots we find Homer Rodeheaver, who is, admittedly, anything … More Winona History Center Serves as Crucial Resource for the First Critical Biography of Sacred Music Giant, Homer Rodeheaver