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Louis Ruckno

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’97 Anthropology, Liberal Arts and Engineering | Anthropology/Archaeology Graduate Assistant, New Mexico Highlands University | Las Vegas, NM
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Louis Ruckno

Liberal Arts Majors: Anthropology, Liberal Arts and Engineering

Hometown: Dallas, PA

Current Location: Las Vegas, NM

What enrichment activities did you participate in as a student?

After graduating, I performed archaeological work in Belize and Guatemala.

What was your first job after graduating from Penn State?

I worked as an archeological field technician for my first post-graduation position.

What was your favorite class?

My favorite class was Mayan Archaeology with Dr. David Webster.

How did your liberal arts education and skills prepare you for life after graduation?

I developed a well-rounded point of view from my liberal arts education at Penn State.

In what ways has networking influenced your career?

Networking has helped me gain more potential archaeological field work opportunities and influenced me through my continuation into graduate school.

What role have mentors played in your career progression?

Mentors have helped me develop archaeological interests.

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