Sylvia Howell Krebs


High School Career

Forest High School (1952-1955)

• 4,205 career points scored

• All-State four years in a row

• Averaged over 30 points in a single game against Morton High (’55)

• State high school doubles champion in tennis (’55)

• Salutatorian, Class of ‘55


College Career

Belhaven College (1956-1959)

• Women’s basketball team

• All-Star recognition

• B.A. and M.A. degrees in History

• Ph.D. in History (University of Alabama)


Professional Career

• Over 30-years teaching history

• Authored academic publications for over 25 years

• Member of numerous academic and professional organizations

• Has taught at 11 different colleges and universities, including three in China


Did You Know?

Dr. Krebs has been a visiting professor at numerous colleges and universities in China for over 25 years. She has published several articles about her experiences there, and continues to spend much of her time in China.

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