Student Opportunities

Phi Alpha Theta

Phi Alpha Theta is a national history honor society. To join UVU's chapter of Phi Alpha Theta, students must meet certain credit and GPA requirements. For more information about joining, contact faculty mentor Mark Lentz at

UVU students have recently taken home awards at regional Phi Alpha Theta conferences and attended national conferences in Orlando and New Orleans. UVU last hosted the Phi Alpha Theta regional conference in Spring 2017.

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Student Journal

We provide an opportunity for students to have their writings published or become a member of the editorial board. Click to read past volumes and learn more about Crescat Scientia

Crescat Scientia

History Club

History Club

UVU's History Club has held movie nights, trivia nights, book sales, and other events in the past. If you're interest in History Club, contact faculty mentor

Past Student News

  • Dr. John Hunt and several students attended a conference, "Making Stories in the Early Modern World," held in Toronto, November 1-3, 2019. The conference was co-organized by Dr. Hunt with assistance from the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies and brought together over seventy scholars from the US, Canada, and Europe to explore the stories of peoples from all walks of life in early modern world (1400-1800). You can read more about students' experiences at this conference on the CHSS blog: More conference information can be found at this link:
  • In summer of 2016, Dr. Mark Lentz led a group of students on an educational travel experience following the trail of the Dominguez-Escalante expedition of 1776, a mission led by two Franciscan priests. Students visited sites and museums to learn more about the expedition and its significance in the history of the American West.