WHAT IF …
... you could indulge your insatiable curiosity about the compelling
places around you?
...you could plunge into exploring your personal fascination with
beautiful old buildings and landscapes in a diversity of surroundings?
... you could join an enthusiastic and energetic community of
established and emerging scholars who
shared your interests and were anxious to collaborate on projects near
and dear to your heart?
...you could find a career that allowed you to engage all these
interests and DO SOMETHING while enriching your community for the future? And what if it was not only challenging, rewarding work, but also
Explore the possibilities with us in Historic
Preservation at Ursuline.
Ursuline College's program in
Historic Preservation prepares tomorrow's leaders to make sustainable and
unique contributions to their world by preserving the most compelling of lessons
in cultural memory and identity. Historic Preservation is a commitment as well
as a discipline and a profession.
At Ursuline, Historic
Preservation is as much about the future as it is about the past.
Ursuline's classroom extends
to all of northeastern Ohio with its incredible variety.
farm-dotted countryside traditional Amish
culture areas charming New
England-style village two-centuries-old
Cleveland with its
? graceful suburbs
? fascinating ethnic neighborhoods
? ever-changing downtown and lakefront
Our classrooms have no walls, but
our projects do!
Historic Preservation at Ursuline where diversity and breadth of experience
transform your interests into a career to last a lifetime.
We are glad you
are considering joining us for your educational journey into a profession that
preserves cultural memory while also providing sustainable solutions for your
school should be one of the best experiences of your life. You should be able to look back upon it
with the exhilarating sense of accomplishment that comes when you have worked
hard towards a goal to which you are passionately committed and about which you
are intensely fascinated. The
success of that experience starts with the choices you make on a program and a
What’s special about our program?
faculty members who are engaged
professionals with specialized skills who actively involve you in
projects outside as well as inside the classroom.
unique location allows
easy access to cityscape, ethnic neighborhoods, rural villages, and Amish
farmsteads, all actively used as learning laboratories.
focus on field study.
nurturing of your individual interests and the building of a professional portfolio to prepare you
for entering the profession.
recognition by the National
Council for Preservation Education for the strength of our curriculum.
approach to the intellectual and emotional
connection to the natural and built environment through the lens of personal
experience in exploring issues of historic significance in relation to majority
and minority populations, to groups that have been silent as well as those that
are vocal, and to the role gender plays in the social construct and perception
strong intersections between Ursuline’s liberal
arts tradition and the needs of the Historic Preservation profession in the 21st
We hope that
the information on these Historic Preservation web pages and the links provided
here help answer your initial questions while raising new inquiries and
enthusiasm. Please browse our
website, contact us if you have any questions, and plan to call or visit us soon
to chat about how our program can help you achieve your career goals. We look forward to helping you along a
rewarding journey toward a career in historic preservation.