Where are they now?
After graduating from GC with a major in Sociology (with an emphasis in Sustainable Community Development) and a double minor in Religion and Women’s Studies, Mieko started her career at Quest Farm. After working there with several individuals who have intellectual disabilities, Mieko accepted a staff position at the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Human Rights Commission. She holds the title “Investigator,” and researches claims of potential discrimination cases based on race, sex, religion, sexual orientation and gender identity, etc. She is currently enrolled at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky and is pursuing a Master of Divinity. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering, participating in weekly worship, and hanging out with her girlfriend.
Kyle is a Ph.D. candidate in English at the University of Rochester, writing a dissertation on women’s literary engagement as authors and readers in post-Conquest England. She works as a staff editor for the Middle English Texts Series and is the assistant editor for the forthcoming volume Chaucer’s Squire’s Tale, Franklin’s Tale, and Physician’s Tale: An Annotated Bibliography, 1900-2005 by Kenneth Bleeth. She also has an internship with the Rare Books & Special Collections Department, and after graduation she hopes to find a job that will let her continue to work with medieval manuscripts.
After graduating from GC in 2011 with a major in Psychology and double minor in Women’s Studies and Child Development, Kristen has been pursuing a Masters Degree in Social Work from UK. She graduates in spring 2013, then intends to pursue her license in clinical social work (LCSW), with the ultimate plan of becoming a child therapist.
Since graduating from GC in 2011 with a major in Psychology, an interdisciplinary minor in Women Studies, and a minor in Communication and Media Studies, Stacey has found employment at a behavioral treatment non-profit organization. She works primarily with girls ages 12-18 who have experienced abuse, trauma, and neglect. Stacey says, “The approach used at this organization is one of building healthy relational boundaries so I am fortunate to use the knowledge I gained through my years at Georgetown to work best with the clients.” Stacey lives in Louisville, Kentucky, where she enjoys city life and spends her free time working out, attending two Bible Studies, and painting. In the future, she plans to serve in India or Thailand to facilitate resources for human trafficking victims, and her long-term goals include pursuing higher education in the field of social psychology.
Since graduating, Cortney Thorn (Art major with an emphasis in Art History) has been accepted into a one-year MA program in Art History and Visual Culture at Richmond, the American International University, in London, England. Her thesis is provisionally titled, “The Boom of Chinese Antiquities in Western Auction Houses.” Cortney lives in a flat in Wembley and loves city life; hoping to stay in London, she is looking to secure an internship in the field of Art Law or Art Insurance as her next venture.