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Claire Bridgeo ’12 joins the Political Staff of US Senator Angus King (Independent of Maine)

Claire Bridgeo ’12 sends us this enthusiastic message from Maine:

“My liberal arts education was essential, I can see that now. It’s not really about what I learned at STU —though I learned some vital things I still reference today — it was the way I learned how to keep learning that helped me. That attitude led me to the Angus King Campaign and my resulting job at one of the state offices.

I graduated from St. Thomas University in 2012 with a major in history, and minors in English and psychology. In June, I moved home to Augusta, Maine and began my internship on the Angus King for US Senate campaign.

I had spoken with the campaign manager a month after Angus had announced his candidacy. They were developing an intern program and I was one of the first to sign up. I went in with an open mind, like many others, and over the course of the campaign there were more than 60 interns.  [more…]


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