About Phi Alpha Theta And Rho Lambda

Phi Alpha Theta is an honor society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of good teaching, research, publication, and the exchange of ideas among historians. Since its inauguration, Phi Alpha Theta has grown to over 850 chapters in 50 states. The total number of initiates since its inception is more than 270,000.

Rho Lambda, the local chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at UCO, brings students, professors, and writers of history together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical understanding and research at UCO. Officers of Rho Lambda schedule special speakers, organize field trips, and present scholarly papers at regional and national conferences--quite often winning prizes for academic excellence. It is no accident that Rho Lambda has won the Best Chapter Award several times in the last decade.

The officers of Rho Lambda have prepared an exciting schedule of activities for spring 2010. See our 'Planned Activities' page for information about meetings, field trips, guest speakers, and other events. We regularly invite non-members to participate in our activities. If you are interested in joining Phi Alpha Theta, see our 'Membership' page for eligibility standards.