“What Are They Doing Now?” Series Feature: Jacob Kowall

Next in our “What Are They Doing Now?” spotlight is Jacob Kowall, graduate of 2017. Jacob currently lives in Washington, DC, where he works as a library technician. In his current position, he is involved with a number of projects to improve public access to government information. Here’s his story:  “Last year, I graduated from… Read More

“Where Are They Now?” Series Feature: Kenny Libben

Our next alumni to be featured in our series “Where Are They Now?” is Kenny Libben, class of 2010! He is currently the curator of the Cleo Redd Fisher Museum in Loudonville, Ohio (about 30 minutes south of Wooster), where he oversees the preservation and promotion of the history and cultural heritage of the Mohican area. He is also the co-editor of Voices of Regional… Read More

“Where Are They Now?” Series Feature: Abigail Padfield Narayan

Our next alumni spotlight is Abigail Padfield Narayan, graduate of 2008. Here is a little about her experience after the College of Wooster!  “I am currently a PhD student at the University of Central Florida in Texts and Technology, focusing on Public History, and the Academic Programs Coordinator at Spurlock Museum of World Cultures.   I would encourage current… Read More

“Where Are They Now?” Series Feature: Joe Skonce

For our next feature on “What Are They Doing Now?” we would like to introduce Joe Skonce, graduate of 2012. Read on to hear about how his history degree helped him with his career at Hale Farm!  “I am the Education and Public Programs Manager at Hale Farm & Village, a living history museum located in Bath, Ohio. We talk about Early Ohio… Read More

“Where Are They Now?” Series Feature: Dan Buckler

In our series “Where Are They Now?” we would like to spotlight ‘10 alum Dan Buckler! He is currently an urban forester for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, overseeing projects that assess what trees are growing where in our urban spaces and communicating why they are important. Here is what Dan would like to share with students about his experience:  “If… Read More

Wooster Grad, Barton Myers, on Robert E. Lee and Lost Cause Mythology

Wooster History grad Barton Myers ’03, Associate Professor of History at Washington and Lee University, has been in the news this week, helping to tell the story of Robert E. Lee and the tangled history of the memory of the Confederacy. Check out the interview in the LA Times, a talk on Lee with C-SPAN,… Read More