PAT the Owl




Phi Alpha Theta is an honors society whose purpose is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, education, publication, and the discussion of ideas among historians.  PAT strives to bring students, teachers, writers, and, in general, those with a passion for history together both intellectually and socially.

Phi Alpha Theta is comprised of chapters in properly accredited colleges and universities.  All students in these institutions who have completed the required number of history courses and are maintaining high standards in their college or university studies are eligible for membership.

Theta Beta Chapter of Phi Alpha Theta at Towson University is open to students who meet the following criteria:

Applications for membership are offered near the beginning of fall and spring semesters.  An initiation ceremony is held each fall and spring semester to honor the year's initiates and get together with current members.