Graduates who have majored or minored in gender and women’s studies have pursued a variety of careers:
Attorney, Kurtz Law Offices, specializing in gender discrimination and sexual harassment cases, Chicago, Illinois. Dana Kurtz ’93.
Litigation Attorney and Mediator, Donohue Brown Mathewson & Smyh, Chicago, Illinois. Laurie Rompala ’94.
Master of Arts in Women’s Studies, Ohio State University. Sheet metal apprentice, Columbus, Ohio. Tonya Laubach ’89.
Director of Legislation, Illinois Planned Parenthood Council, Springfield Illinois. Brigid Leahy, ’89.
Community and Family Development Specialist, Illinois Coalition for Community Services, Monmouth, Illinois. Cheryl Lefler ’93.
Legislative Analyst, Illinois State Senate, Springfield, Illinois. Debra Beck Lounsberry ’92.
Legal Coordinator, Northwest Action Against Rape, Arlington Heights, Illinois. Brenn Baker ’93.
Montessori Teacher, Lake Oswego, Oregon. Alicia Stephens ’97.
John Podesta, a Knox College graduate and member of the Board of Trustees, will join the White House staff as a senior counselor to President Barack Obama, according to media reports.
Competing against student newspapers from all over the country, The Knox Student captures fourth place in the News Story category and honorable mention in the Editorial/Opinion category.
The Knox College chapter of Habitat for Humanity sponsors a contest in which team of students competed to build the tallest structure, using only marshmallows and toothpicks.