The History Club will start weekly meetings for spring 2015 on Thursday, January 15, from 1-2PM. We are moving the meetings to Elizabeth Classroom Building 3126.
In fall 2014, club members gave presentations about various history topics including the History of Zimbabwe,
the British Royal Family, the Jewish Community in Charlotte, and Art History.
The CPCC History Club visited the Carolinas Aviation Museum on October 30, 2014. We saw the "Miracle on the Hudson" exhibit and various historical aircraft. We also tried out the aircraft flight deck simulators.
Carolinas Aviation Museum
The club held a special election on October 16 and elected Dennis Van Anden as Secretary. Club members had a great time at the Fall Fest on October 22. Members had submitted a variety of questions for the History Trivia Challenge, and students and others who stopped by were invited to answer a question from the Big Ol’ Box of History.
Elections for officers for the History Club were held on October 9.
Congratulations to the new officers:
- President: Joanne Durham
- Vice President: Kiara Williams
- Treasurer: David Gleiberman
An election for Secretary will held at the next regular club meeting.
o Elections for the officers for the History Club will be on Thursday, October 9, at the club meeting from 1-2PM. We will elect a new President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary for the academic year.
o The club meetings have been moved to another room, Overcash 216. The meetings are at the same time: Thursdays from 1-2PM.
o We are making a schedule for presentations about various history topics.
o The Fall Fest is on Wednesday, October 22, from 10AM to 2PM in front of the Overcash Building. We are planning a table and a History Trivia contest with small prizes. Club members are submitting questions about various topics, and you are welcome to email me some more questions. Please send questions by the club meeting on October 16.
o A club trip to the Carolinas Aviation Museum is planned for Thursday, October 30, from 1-3:30PM. http://www.carolinasaviation.org/
Further information about the History Club is at: http://www.cpcc.edu/behavioral_social_sciences/central-piedmont-historical-association
The CPCC History Club is back in action for fall 2014. The club meets in Overcash 216 at the Central Campus from 1-2PM every Thursday. Club meetings were held on 8/21, 8/28 and 9/4. Some new members attended and plans were developed for the upcoming semester. The club is looking at a trip to a historic site, such as Latta Plantation, the Reed Gold Mine, Kings Mountain, the Charlotte Museum of History or the Aviation Museum. As before, there will be presentations by club members about various historical topics, and the popular “History in the News” feature will continue. Ideas were suggested for a fun History Club activity for the upcoming Fall Fest.Elections for the club officers need to be held soon.
Club Officers/Faculty Advisor
Dr. Hugh Dussek- Faculty Advisor
TBA- Vice President