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Studying history develops skills that will help you build success in almost any career. Our alumni enjoy success in a large variety of careers, including teaching, research, consulting, museum work, and law. Many of our alumni go on to prestigious graduate schools before launching their careers.

We are proud of all our alumni. Here are just a few:

  • Jean Rexford ’76, executive director of Connecticut Patients’ Rights, executive director of the Connecticut Center for Patient Safety, and former director of Planned Parenthood of Connecticut
  • Albert J. DeSimone ’77, vice president for development, Augustana College
  • Tom Prinzing ’77, partner/owner of Prinzing Enterprises
  • Brendan Lyons ’00, history teacher at York High School
  • Julie Sapp ’02, a teacher at Maine East High School in Park Ridge
  • Melissa Jennings ’03, a student at the Monterey Institute of International Studies, where she is earning a master of arts in international policy studies with a specialization in nonproliferation
  • Anthony Molaro '03, MBA '06, assistant professor at Grand Valley State University
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