October 2018

Happy Fall from the Nipissing University History Society!


Juno 75The Juno Beach Centre is recruiting dynamic, fully bilingual students for its 2019 Guide Team! All contracts are seven months long, allowing for a substantial professional experience for students in a very unique historical setting. For details on dates and how to apply please visit http://www.junobeach.org/student-guide-program. The application deadlines are coming up fast! For period 3 the deadline is November 24th 2018.

rsd_approved20blackThe History Department Seminar Series returns this Friday (26 October) at 2:30PM in A257. This speaker will be Rev. Dr. Derek Neal presenting: “The History of the Historian I Am”. When you attend, please speak with Dr. Connor. Students are entitled to a notion on their official transcript for attendance! All are welcome.



This Thursday there is an information session for students interested in getting their Masters in History. If you’re interested, please respond to our Facebook event!

1Dr. Connor is looking for 4 to 6 volunteers to join him for a conflict simulation (aka ‘serious wargame’). He is developing course materials and would value your input.

The time commitment is 2-3 hours. You will also have to do a short reading and complete an even shorter feedback survey.

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Connor by emailing him at stephenc@nipissingu.ca with the subject line as “Conflict Simulation.”

Exciting news! We now have our Instagram page up and running! Please follow us @nu_histsoc and feel free to tag us in any photos you upload of our events. Want your pictures to be featured on our Instagram, Facebook, or blog posts? Head over to our contact page to shoot us an email and let us know!

We have two new posts about the War Path trip that was held in Summer 2018 and one on the Into that Darkness trip held in Summer 2017 and being offered again in Summer 2019. Head over to our Experiential Learning page to read their testimonials and to our Gallery to see some great pictures!

Please take some time to fill out our survey on potential upcoming events and activities here.

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We have another Happy Hour coming up this month, folks! This one is Halloween-themed so feel free to come decked out in costume! Take note: we are holding this one on a Thursday night so students can attend other Halloween events over the weekend.

Halloween Happy Hour 2018

Did you attend our first History Happy Hour in September 2018? Let us know how it went!

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You can also find the Department of History’s bulletin board on the third floor across from H305 and the History Society bulletin board across from H303.