Quote of the Week | Emily Dickinson

This month is Emily Dickinson’s birthday (December 10th). Dickinson was born in Amherst, Massachusetts and is known for her poetry.

“If I read a book and it makes my whole body so cold no fire can ever warm me, I know that is poetry.”

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What’s Happening in the Spring Semester?

Hello M.S. in Publishing students! We hope that you had a great Fall semester and are looking forward to the holiday break. Here is a little reminder of upcoming Spring events and opportunities that you should be aware of:

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Spring 2019 Mentoring Workshop

The M.S. in Publishing program is happy to announce that we will continue to offer the Mentoring Workshop for students who are graduating or have recently graduated.

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Quote of the Week | Sarah Kay

Kay at the 2018 Texas Book Festival
Photo Credit: Larry D. Moore

Sarah Kay is a New York based poet. She founded a company called Project VOICE which is a team of poets who educate students and perform in competitions and on the stage.

“I think there is a human instinct to tell stories, no matter who you are or where you live.” Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Sarah Kay”

Mentoring Workshop with Bette Rockmore

“After attending the mentoring sessions, I’m confident that my revised resume and cover letter will help me secure a job that I’m passionate about in the future.” Ayana Underwood

The Fall 2018 Semester offered two 3-week mentoring sessions for students graduating this upcoming winter or spring to receive job and interview advice from Professor Bette Rockmore. The sessions took place in September and October and met on a weekly basis for three weeks at the Midtown Campus, where students were able to work with their peers and Professor Rockmore to help refine their job searching skills to prepare them for the completion of the program.

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