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 Good News: Alumna heads prestigious Maryland historical society 



 SRU Good News for March 9, 2009


Alumna heads prestigious Maryland historical society


Heidi Campbell-Shoaf, a 1990 Slippery Rock University graduate, has been named executive director of the Historical Society of Frederick County, Maryland. 

            "I'm quite excited to be selected for this position," Campbell-Shoaf told the Frederick Post. "There are lots of interesting projects going on right now, and I'm really looking forward to working on them with staff."

            She will guide all aspects of the society's operations, including the Museum of Frederick County History, the Frederick County Archives and Research Center and the Roger Brooke Taney House.  

            One of her immediate goals is to create a new, permanent exhibition about Frederick County's history, she said. She also plans to better use technology to access the society's collections and gain information about programs. 

            Campbell-Shoaf, who received a bachelor's degree in history from SRU, had been curator of the historical society for nine years before being named executive director. 


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