From the category: Faculty & Staff

Keeper of the Diploma

One could say that Brianna (Bri) Lievens Pilbeam holds the fate of every Lourdes University graduate in her hands. As assistant registrar, one of her core responsibilities is completing degree audits for graduation. “Last spring I literally touched every diploma and as I was preparing them for mailing I thought to myself, ‘This is someone’s future, this could be hanging on someone’s wall for years to come. It gave me a deep appreciation for my work at Lourdes.’”

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Advancing Through Technology

This fall, Susan Shelangoskie, PhD, returned to campus after spending a semester on sabbatical researching Victorian technology--including obtaining special access to archives in England. While abroad, she analyzed rare documents and viewed objects such as the experimental telegraphs that were the first to be used to solve a murder.

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