"The intimate environment of Ursuline affords students the opportunity to network with professionals on a level that is unparalleled at larger institutions. The experiences and activities that I have participated in at this institution have laid the groundwork for my career and lifelong goals." Kristina, Historic Preservation '09, Interior Designer, Herman Gibans Fodor, Inc., Architects
Awards: Congratulations! to Mary for receiving Ursuline College's Brand Illumination Award, January 2011.
Community Project: Congratulations to Mary as her National Register nomination for Cleveland's LaSalle Theatre continues to make its way successfully through the state and federal nomination process. This is also a paid consulting project! January 2011.
Community Project: What fun! Mary helped lead the Leadership Geauga Youth Heritage Bus Tour for another successful year. December 2010.
Professional Development: Exceptionally well done! Heather, Elizabeth, Margaret and Rachael did a tremendous job presenting their M.A. thesis topics to the Western Reserve Architectural Historians. November 2010.
Professional Development: Thanks to Mary and Barb for representing us at the Stan Hywet Historic Preservation Symposium. November 2010.
Professional Development: Kudos to Mary, Heather, Rachael, and Julia for journeying to Austin,Texas, for the National Trust for Historic Preservation annual conference. Special thanks to Ursuline College for financial support. October 2010.
Professional Development: Thanks to Mary for representing Ursuline at the Ohio Modern Symposium and the Cleveland Restoration Society's Annual Community Partner Lunch. Fall 2010.
Professional Development: Thanks to Mary for representing UC at the Association for Midwestern Museum Conference. October 2010.
Scholarships: Congratulations to Mary, the current recipient of the Goudreau Scholarship in Historic Preservation. September 2010.
Prospectus Hearings: Congratulations to Karen Wright and Mary Ogle for the very successful completion of their M.A. thesis prospectus hearings. Fall 2010.
Professional Development: Congratulations to Jessica for her hiring on the Preservation Corps. September 2010.
Internship: Congratulations to Emily for successful completion of her internship in preservation planning in Wilmington, North Carolina. Summer 2010.
Internship: Congratulations to Heather and Elizabeth for successful completion of internships at the Cleveland Restoration Society. Summer 2010.
Professional Development: Thanks to Josh and Mary for representing UC at the Heritage Ohio conference. And thanks to Ursuline College for supporting their attendance. June 2010.
Community Connection: Thanks to the students who represented UC at the Donovan Rypkema presentation in Cleveland for Preservation Month. May 2010.
Professional Development: Mary reprised her panel session "Czeching It Out for More Than a Grade: A Study in Community Outreach" at the Ohio Academy of History. April 2010.
Community Connection: Congratulations to the Issues class for creating such a great exhibit table (The Greenest Building is the One that is already Built) for EarthFest at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. Special thanks to Karen for creating a companion website. Business cards were used to direct people to the website to cut down on the need for brochures. April 2010.
Professional Development: Mary and Cassidy were accepted as presenters at the Fall 2009 Stan Hywet Historic Preservation Symposium. Their panel was entitled "Czeching It Out for More Than a Grade: A Study in Community Outreach." Dr. Stith moderated. Thank you to Ursuline College for financial support for their attendance.
Internships: Mary completed her internship as a paid assistant for Dr. Stephen Sebesta on his Czech History project.
Community Connection: Congratulations to Mary whose Archival Methods Practicum has developed in to a paid, part time position at St. Paschal Baylon. Summer 2009.
Internships: Karen was accepted into an 8 week Public History volunteer internship this summer at Hale Farm and Village, a property of the Western Reserve Historical Society.
Internships: Cassidy completed an internship with the Cleveland Restoration Society.
Community Connection: Karen's project on Parkman, Ohio, for the Survey and Nomination class will provide much needed information for the Parkman Township Trustees and Parkman Historical Commission as they evaluate historic district possibilities for their community center which is being threatened by the proposed widening of Rt. 422 by ODOT in 2010.