The Department of English celebrates and highlights the achievements of alumni as they find careers with their degrees. This week, Courtney Peck, attorney at Perkins Coie in Portland, Oregon, discusses how her degree in Literature has prepared her for her job. What is your current job? What does that job entail? I am a corporate litigation attorney at Perkins Coie LLP’s … [Read more...] about Alumni Spotlight: Courtney Peck
For years, Annie Allen devoted herself to her family — often putting personal goals aside so she could concentrate on raising her children. As her kids grew older, however, she had a little more time to focus on her own dreams. She says, "I wanted to be ready to do my own thing." As a volunteer and freelance contractor, Annie says, "I had done all kinds of graphic … [Read more...] about Annie: writer and entrepreneur
BY TRACY DALTON, SENIOR INSTRUCTOR IN THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WRITING PROGRAM Elizabeth (Liz) Armbrecht is a graduate of the Professional and Technical Writing program at Missouri State University. She received her B.S. in 2016 and her M.A. in 2017 through the accelerated track. Now, Liz is working full-time as a marketing copy writer with Springfield Clinic in … [Read more...] about PTW graduate Liz Armbrecht hired as Marketing Copy Writer
BY TRACY DALTON, SENIOR INSTRUCTOR IN THE PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL WRITING PROGRAM Rachel (Smith) Harris is a 2010 graduate of the Professional and Technical Writing (PTW) program at Missouri State University. She received her Bachelors of Science and went on to earn her law degree. Now, Rachel practices pharmaceutical law with Schlichter Bogard & Denton in St. Louis, … [Read more...] about PTW graduate Rachel Harris is practicing pharmaceutical law in STL
By Tracy Dalton, Senior Instructor in the Professional and Technical Writing Program Lydia Welker is a 2015 graduate of the Professional and Technical Writing Program at MSU. During her undergraduate coursework, she earned minors in Creative Writing, Computer Science, and Studies in Sign Language. Lydia went on to earn a master’s degree in Professional Writing and Editing from … [Read more...] about Congratulations to PTW Graduate Lydia Welker!