History instructor Chad Israelson is infatuated with the past. He’s able to not only grasp what came before and put it forth with real vigor and make it real, but explain how an event from the Roman Empire ties into current American politics.
Her first day on Feb. 13, 1976, remains vivid. She was handed a pad of paper, some pens, a textbook, and the class schedule. Her office was in a storeroom. No computers. Typewriters and mimeograph machines were the height of technology. She was younger than some of her students.
Even with an established, successful career, college can propel people even further forward.