The Center for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in African and the African Diaspora (RASHAD) Award

The History Department is pleased to offer a scholarship provided by the Center for the Study of Religion and Spirituality in African and the African Diaspora, or RASHAD, which was founded by Dr. Regennia Williams in 2006 and funded generously in part by the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. Before becoming an assistant professor in the History Department at Cleveland […]

The William I. and Marjorie S. Shorrock Awards

The William I. Shorrock Award and the Marjorie S. Shorrock Graduate Student Award are testaments to the Shorrock family’s long, deep connection with the Department of History. Professor William Shorrock came to CSU in 1969 and retired in 2005 after a distinguished career as a professor and administrator. As an administrator, Bill Shorrock never abandoned his love for students and the classroom. He joined […]

History Banquet 2020

Every spring, our department community gathers to celebrate our students, alums, faculty, and staff during our History Banquet. This year, the situation is understandably quite different due to the pandemic. Nevertheless, we don’t want to let the semester end without this important tradition. So… Welcome to our virtual History Banquet! Department faculty created essays to honor our department awardees and […]

May 6: Advising Open House

Day: May 6, 2020 Time: 10 am -noon and 1 pm-3 pm Place: History Department Online Advising Center (Microsoft Teams) How to Attend Go to or access MS Teams through your campus webmail. Clicking on the nine squares (the “waffle”) in the upper left corner. Choose Teams from the dropdown. Click on “History Department Online Advising Center.” If you […]

Online Advising Guide

The Department of History at Cleveland State University has transitioned all major advising for History and Social Studies online to Microsoft Teams at For 2020-2021 Academic Year Scheduling information see Feel free to reach out to your advisor with any questions! 5 things you need to know: 1. Accessing Teams Access Microsoft Teams and join the History Department […]