Department Contact Info:
William Friedl
Instructor of History
(540) 674-3600 ext. 4268
Godbey 52

Welcome to the History Department web site

The History program at New River Community College offers academic courses to support the college's undergraduate education and transfer programs. Please visit the above links for more information about the History Department. If you have any questions or comments regarding the History Department feel free to contact Bill Friedl.


"The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice-their choice."   - Dwight D. Eisenhower

"History never looks like history when you are living through it. It always looks confusing and messy, and it always feels uncomfortable."   - John W. Gardner


Why study history?