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Alumni Spotlight: Meet Amber Schoenfield

Amber Shoenfield

Amber Shoenfield is a USU alumnus who gratudated with bachelor's degree in 2005. Amber had a dual major with History and French and still enjoys those subjects today. She now works for USU's dining services as the manager of the popular Quadside Cafe. For the full interview click here

Staff Spotlight: Meet Dr. Lawrence Culver

Dr. Lawrence Culver

Dr. Lawrence Culver was hired by the Department of History in 2004 as an Associate Professor of Western American History as well as Environmental and Urban History. Originally from Alabama, Dr. Culver graduated with a Bachelor's degree in a double major in English and History from the University of Montevallo in Alabama. He then recieved a Master's degree in history from Utah State University and a PhD from the University of California in Los Angeles. Dr. Culver specializes in U.S.-Mexico Borderlands history as well as environmental history. Dr. Culver will be leaving in August to go on a year long sabbatical during which he will be a visting distinguished professor at the University of Oregon's history department. Dr. Culver is currently working on a book about the history of America's attitude towards climate and climate change. Link to the full article here

Staff Spotlight: Meet Monica Ingold

Monica award

Utah State University presents Monica Ingold, staff member, business assistant, and office manager of the USU History department. Monica is celebrating her twentieth year at USU and has won the Light of Old Main Award for her enduring work with the College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Since 1996, Monica has faithfully served the history department, despite several job opportunities elsewhere. She says, “The camaraderie within the department has been wonderful. I know there are departments where people don’t get along, but this department has been amazing. They are not only colleagues, but they are friends with each other too. That makes working here pleasant and a lot of fun.” After retirement in July, Monica plans to spend more time with her grandchildren and take more vacations. She loves to camp, travel with friends, and has even been known to reenact mountain-man rendezvous with the Old Ephraim Mountain Man Club. Thank you Monica for everything you have done for Utah State! We will miss you!

Monica winterFor the full interview, click here.

Light on the Hill 2017Make plans for Light on the Hill 2017!
Where: USU Amphitheatre
When: 7:00 p.m. August 29th
What: Clubs, Food, Fun


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