Tag Archives: US History

April 7: “The Sixties and Struggle” presentation

Dr. Regennia Williams from the Department of History is  hosting Dr. Nishani Frazier in her African American history survey courses for a special lecture-discussion,  “The Sixties and the Struggle: Battles Fought and Lessons Learned.”  This lecture takes place on Monday, April 7, 2014, 11 a.m., in Cleveland State University’s Main Classroom Auditorium (MC Aud).  A reception will follow […]

CIFF Films for Social Studies

The CIFF is almost here!  As I browsed the Cleveland International Film Festival College Program schedule today I made a list of films that could be useful to Social Studies and history teachers.  The list grew and grew, so I concluded this is a task best crowdsourced! Here is my list of CIFF films that […]

February 9: RASHAD Black History Month Concert

Join CSU history professor Regennia Williams for the first concert in RASHAD’s “Concerts Around Cleveland” series to celebrate Black History Month!  The concert will take place on February 9 at 3 pm in Trinity Cathedral.  For full details see the CSU tumblr: http://clevelandstate.tumblr.com/post/75185417767/black-history-month-concert-celebrates-william

Teacher Spotlight: Mark Pecot

We are pleased to present Mark Pecot of St. Ignatius High School for the February Teacher Spotlight! Mark Pecot has been teaching history for 17 years. He earned his BA in history and secondary education at Marquette University and his MA in American history at John Carroll University. Pecot began his career in Ann Arbor, […]

Teacher Spotlight: Sara Ziemnik

Featuring CSU alumna Sara Ziemnik for the December Teacher Spotlight! Sara Ziemnik teaches 9th grade World History and 10th grade A.P. U.S. History at Rocky River High School in Rocky River, Ohio.  She earned her B.S.in Secondary Education and Social Studies at Miami University in 1999 and her M.A. in History at Cleveland State University […]

Summer 2014: Gilder Lehrman Institute Teacher Seminars

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Summer Teacher Seminars  have been announced!  Area educators can see the schedule at http://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-exhibitions/teacher-seminars The seminars are open to K-12 teachers and school librarians.  Financial support is available, especially for teachers at public schools.  The application deadline is February 14, 2014. Thanks to Professor Jose Solá for bringing […]

Teacher Spotlight: Sara Majewski

Presenting CSU Graduate Student Sara Majewski for the November Teacher Spotlight! Sara Majewski teaches 6th grade Social Studies at Garfield Heights Middle School, in Garfield Heights, Ohio. She earned her B.S. in Middle Childhood Education from Kent State University and will graduate with her M.A. in History from Cleveland State University in 2014. Over the […]

Fall RASHAD Events featuring Duke Ellington

Dr. Regennia Williams of the CSU History Department cordially invites you to attend “From Grace Cathedral to Trinity Cathedral and Beyond,” a September 2013 series of workshops and concerts that will showcase Duke Ellington’s liturgical jazz and other forms of sacred music. In September of 1965, Ellington presented his first full concert of sacred jazz […]

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