Susan Dunn, '78, graduated from Doane with a real life Liberal Arts Degree.
As a life-long learner, she didn't like just picking one area of study when all areas interested her, and she graduated at a time when Doane had a degree that would suit that.
At first, Susan thought she would become a teacher and went for an education major. After shadowing a real life classroom, she decided she didn't want to do that any longer.
So instead Susan graduated with a Divisional major and a double minor in English and History. Her Divisional Degree mainly consisted of courses in music, dabbling with other arts every now and then.
Through her studies, Susan developed a relationship with a librarian on campus who told her she should look into library studies which took her on a whole new path in life.
After college, Susan pursued a masters in library science and became a librarian. She said her diverse background with a liberal arts education really helped set a foundation for her continued studies, as well as set her apart from other applicants when she started looking for jobs. She said it gave her skills that were uniquely her own when working with other librarians.
Susan worked at a local bar association as a law librarian, a job she truly loved. She learned that she really was an educator and that her classroom was a library. Continue Reading