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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Oct. 15, 2020
Associate Professor Bekeh Ukelina believes open communication with students is crucial to online classes.
Oct. 13, 2020
Phi Kappa Phi will fund a redesigned course on the famous park’s geography, history and economy.
July 21, 2020
A special class of SUNY Cortland Emergency Medical Services grads still stand out.
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.
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.