What have Centenary philosophy majors done after graduation?
The philosophy major is not a path to just one career. One does not typically major in philosophy to become a philosopher. So, what do philosophy majors do after graduation? More importantly, what do Centenary philosophy majors do after graduation? Many pretty impressive things. Here are a few. (Please send us updates!)
Greg Ewing, 2014, double major in philosophy and business, immediately earned a position at KPMG, one of the "Big Four" international accounting firms.
Scott Myers, 2013, double major in philosophy and chemistry, is earning a masters degree in electrical engineering at LATech when he's not making music.
Jacquelyn Batson Kotar, 2011 double major in philosophy and religious studies is District Aquatics Director at YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth.
Nadine Kaskas, 2011 double major in biology and philosophy is attending LSUS medical school. She has won the American Medical Association's leadership award and her presentation won first place in the Cancer Biology division of the American Medical Association's research symposium.
Maegan Shanks graduated in 2011 and immediately won a fellowship from the Foundation for Sustainable Development to travel to Kakamega, Kenya to work for the rights of disabled Kenyans. She is now enrolled in an international development masters program at Gallaudet University in Washington DC.
Brandi Woodell, 2011 graduate and double major in philosophy and sociology, is now in graduate school in sociology at the University of New Orleans.
Ashley Jackson graduated in 2010 and became Director of Basketball Operations at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. She won a full-ride scholarship to LSU Law where she's now preparing to be a lawyer.
Jason Blilie, a 2009 graduate, earned his law degree from University of Miami Law School and is now an Associate Attorney at Bogert & Rembold, P.L.
Lacey Anderson, a 2008 graduate who majored in German and Philosophy, earned a masters degree in Philosophy from SUNY, Binghamton.
Devin Rourke, another 2008 graduate who majored in Business Administration and Philosophy, went to work for the Burlington-Northern railroad company. He now lives in Denver and is studying to be a nurse.
Stephen Lioy, 2008 graduate with majors in Philosophy and Political Science, became a travel photographer. He has worked in Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. Check out his travel blog, Monk Bought Lunch.
Matt Nodurfth, yet another 2008 graduate, spent two years (2008-2010) teaching English in Japan, then spent time biking through Arkansas, then went back to Japan for another two years.
Liz Tomsula graduated in 2008 and spent a year traveling and working in Australia, then returned to Colorado in Fall 2009 and interned for Gov. Ritter. She is currently Director of Operations for the EDGE Soccer Club.
Leo Kacenjar, yet another 2008 graduate in Philosophy and Communications:Film, Television and Video, attended graduate school in Digital Media Studies at the University of Denver. He now works as a web developer for the Open Media Foundation.
Jeff Jacobie, 2006 philosophy graduate, has his own custom woodworking and cabinetry company, Jeff Jacobie Company, LLC, in Dallas, TX.
Greg Hogan, another 2006 philosophy graduate, attended Quinnipiac University School of Law.
Jaime Asbury, 2004 graduate, began her career as an Assistant Project Manager at Shreve Land Construction in Shreveport, LA.
Stuart Ponder, 2003 graduate, majored in history, philosophy and political science. He attended LSUís law school, the Paul M. Hebert Law Center. He worked as a clerk for Justice Victory on Louisiana Supreme Court, before entering private law practice with Fowler, Rodriguez, Valdez-Fauli in New Orleans.