Mount St. Joseph University (Cincinnati, Ohio – May 2007)
Bachelor of Arts
Major:  English
Minor:  Written Communications
Concentration:  Women’s Studies
Excellence in Leadership Award, Gold Level

University of Dayton (Dayton, Ohio – May 1979)
Bachelor of Science
Major:  Chemical Engineering
President – Society of Women Engineers
Vice President – Engineering Honor Society, Tau Beta Pi



Freelance Writer (Cincinnati, Ohio – 2004 to Present)

RED! Webzine (Cincinnati, Ohio – 2007 to 2015)

  • Writer and Web Editor (Volunteer – Part-time) —Worked with a college professor to design and publish a new online magazine. Wrote feature stories; edited and posted stories with photos on web

Glenmary Home Missioners (Cincinnati, Ohio – March to August 2008)

  • Assistant Director of Communications —Wrote, edited and, using Adobe InDesign, prepared copy for three newsletters; wrote feature stories for quarterly magazine; updated website using Dreamweaver

Mount St. Joseph University (Cincinnati, Ohio – January 2005 to May 2007)

  • Dateline Newspaper Editor (January 2006 – May 2006) —Coordinated efforts of student writers and assistant editors to produce a monthly newspaper
  • Dateline Web Editor (September 2006 – May 2007) — Updated college web pages
  • Lions-on-Line Editor (January 2005 – May 2007) —Initiated online college literary magazine and, working with a team of student editors and a faculty advisor, advertised for submissions; reviewed and selected acceptances; edited final copy, and published on website
  • Writing Center Consultant (January 2005 – April 2007) — Assisted individual student clients through every stage of the writing process from idea generation to final editing for errors

Procter and Gamble (Cincinnati, Ohio – May 1979 to September 1982)

  • Staff Engineer — Managed research and development projects, supervised technician, wrote bi-weekly reports for department-wide distribution detailing product development work



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