News About Public History Students and Alums

We have exciting news to share about several public history students and alumni.

Savannah Darr recently became a Historic Preservation Specialist at the Metro Louisville Department of Planning and Design.  She previously worked as a cultural resources specialist for Amec Foster Wheeler Environment and Infrastructure.  On September 29, the Roscoe Goose House on South Third Street was officially listed in the National Register of Historic Places as a result of her efforts.  Moreover, she and her husband recently had their first baby, a boy named Barrett.

Tommy Skaggs began working full time at Solid Light, Inc., last spring.  He is a researcher and content writer for the award-winning firm.

Whitney K. Todd became an Education Services Administrator at the Kentucky Historical Society in August.  Whitney received her M.A. from our department in May 2014.  She was previously a museum education specialist at KHS.

Steve Edwards received a BA in history from the U of L in December 2013.  He went on to study archives and records management at Indiana University.  He will receive a Masters of Library Science with a concentration in these fields later this month.  In addition, he has accepted a position as an archives technician at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station, Texas.  He will start in a few weeks.

Congratulations, all!  We are proud of your success and excited to hear more about your new positions in the months and years to come.


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