Bruce Geelhoed
Start: February 22, 2019 8:30 a.m.
End: February 22, 2019 5 p.m.
Location: Student Center, Ballroom

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22nd Annual Student History Conference

The Ball State Student History Conference features student research about various aspects of American and world history. Selected student presenters come from the Ball State community and from other universities throughout the United States. The event begins at 8:30 am with opening remarks and includes morning and afternoon panel sessions. 

Student History Conference Keynote Address

11 a.m.  |  L. A. Pittenger Student Center Ballroom
Introduction by Dr. Kevin Smith, Professor of History and Associate Dean of the College of Science and Humanities
Dr. Bruce Geelhoed, Professor of History

"The Neighborhood In the Heart of the Campus:  The Ball State Trailer Court"

Dr. Geelhoed specializes in the Eisenhower Presidency and 20th-century Business history and has co-authored two books about Ball State’s history. His talk will examine married student life in an era of expanding enrollments and social change.