About Our Students

  • History Students

    UNC Asheville History Students in Dr. Darin Waters History of Brazil course

  • Class of 2016

    The History Department Class of 2016

  • History Students

    History students at UNC Asheville participate in a variety of activities on and off the campus

History students at UNC Asheville participate in a variety of activities on and off the campus.

Internships

Students have recently served as interns at the Thomas Wolfe House, the Vance Birthplace, UNC Asheville Special Collections, the Smith-McDowell House, and at the Swannanoa Valley Museum in nearby Black Mountain.

Research

Students also regularly present their original historical research at venues such as the Appalachian Studies Association annual meeting, the National Conference on Undergraduate Research, regional Phi Alpha Theta meetings, the Big SURS Undergraduate Research Symposium, and on-campus symposia.

Service Projects

In addition, history majors participate in a variety of service projects, most notably regular clean-up days at the South Asheville Cemetery, the oldest African-American cemetery in Buncombe County.