Museum Studies Alumni Achievements

Sarah Turner ’12 is the Interim Development Program Manager at Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in Eugene, Oregon.

Matt Payne ’14 received the award for Outstanding Achievement in Museum Studies at the 2014 Academic Awards Banquet. He has been a student assistant in the Daura Gallery for all four years at LC.

Ellie Rapp ’11 was awarded a Masters degree in museum studies from the University of Leicester. Her thesis was titled “The Fancy of His Existence: Observations on Family Learning at the Sherlock Holmes Museum, London.”

Ashley Brown Barnes ’09 is Audio/Visual Archive Cataloguer at National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution. She is also completing her Masters degree in museum studies at The George Washington University.

Congratulations to Jason Powell ’05, museum curator for the U.S. Army Center for Military History at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia. Jason received the Department of the Army Achievement Medal for Civilian Service for successfully relocating the U.S. Army Ordinance Museum, the largest in the history of the military branch.

Matthew Speliotis ’03 was awarded a Masters degree in history from Salem State University.