By: Alyssah Morrison Finding a Purpose in Community-Based Journalism Christian Middleton believes that studying English and technical writing is perfect training for the inevitable drudgery of the task at hand, the task of being an attentive and active human in a flawed world. I recently had the opportunity to talk with Christian, an MSU alumnus and freelance writer living … [Read more...] about The Alum Report: Christian Middleton
This fall, the English Department is revitalizing the Alumni Spotlight feature with a new series of interviews conducted and written by current students. These dialogues will investigate how the alumni’s English degrees have helped them along their career paths. Interviewed alumni may give a bit of advice for students, as well.Etta Madden, Assistant Department Head of English, … [Read more...] about Introducing The Alum Report
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!