SUNY Cortland’s History Department offers two majors, a minor and a graduate program. We have a world-class faculty offering classes ranging from Revolutionary America to Ancient Greece, from Medieval Europe to Modern China, from the Spanish Civil War to Native American History, from World Environmental History to Public History, and dozens more. In our history courses, students don't just study the past — they become historians.
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May 19, 2020
The College Archives seeks campus community artifacts on the pandemic.
March 10, 2020
These Cortland County notables worked to win women’s right to vote.
March 6, 2020
Visiting speakers will delve into the money woes of ordinary and poor people. SCOTT FERGUSON TALK CANCELLED
Dec. 3, 2019
A record for the most money raised was made at this year’s 25th annual walk on Oct. 27.
Nov. 5, 2019
Come learn ways to delve into the university's long history for fun or scholarship.
The History Club is one of SUNY Cortland’s fastest growing organizations on campus! Its goals are to provide a social setting for developing interests in historical topics and to establish a better relationship between faculty and students.