Events at the Lepage Center

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Friday, Feb. 8

History Career Day

11:00am-3pm, Room 205, Falvey Memorial Library, Villanova University

A signature program of the Lepage Center, "History Career Day" showcases for students how history majors put their degrees to work in the history profession and beyond, helping to shape our world and create enriching careers for themselves and others.


  • 11:00am - Keynote, Emily Swafford, director of the Career Diversity for Historians project at the American Historical Association, Washington, D.C.

  • 12:00pm - Lunch (provided by the Lepage Center)

  • 1:00pm - Career Paths with a History Degree panel and conversation featuring Kathryn Szumanski, Director of Professional Development, Office of Undergraduate Studies, Villanova University and History B.A. ('95) and M.A. ('97), Villanova; Mark Kehres, Associate Director of Alumni & Parents, Haverford College and History M.A., Villanova ('08); and Alain Duroseau, Business Performance Advisor and History B.A., Villanova ('09).

  • 2:00pm - Crafting a Narrative Around Your History Education, a cover letter writing workshop specifically targeted to history graduate students, undergrad majors and minors hosted by Jhaakira Jacobs, Villanova Career Center.

  • 3:00pm - Conclusion

Open to all Villanova History graduate students, undergraduates majoring or minoring in History, and all students interested in a History degree. RSVP to



Our spring events calendar is currently being developed.

Please check back soon for dates, times, and speakers.

General info:

Lepage Center for History in the Public Interest
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Villanova, PA 19085
Tel: (610) 519-4660

Twitter: @LepageCtr

In person:

The Lepage Center is located on the campus of Villanova University, inside the St. Augustine Center, Room 410.

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