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|AREA OF BUSINESS:
||Adjunct professor at Charter Oak State College, pilot faculty for required course in writing and research IDS 101; ten years now retired. Also can teach business writing, grammar, communication to employees. Higher education advisor, writer, journalist, editor, publisher and education entrepreneur. Also served as PR & marketing writer and communications specialist for a variety of industries, including higher ed, aerospace, architecture. Experience in communications tactics and promotion of culture to advance productivity and employee empowerment.
|THE GENERAL LOCATION:
||Greater Hartford, CT
||Pilot faculty at COSC for ten years,
||I have three degrees: an associate's from a 6-year combined high school/college liberal arts program, a BA in Communication Arts from Fordham College, and an MA in English and American Lit from Trinity College, Hartford. I have more than 42 years experience as a publicist, communications specialist, journalist, professor and education entrepreneur. I specialize in college prep/screening, newsletters, speakers bureaus, alumni profiles, career knowledge networking. Also taught first year writing and rhetoric for 3 years at University of Harford. I was a marketing proposal writer for an award-winning architectural firm, Tai Soo Kim Partners. A large part of this firm's portfolio was the design of schools and colleges, and I helped to develop community communications to ensure a sucessful school renovation referendum.
Prior to this I worked as communications specialist at Kaman Aerospace Corp., a Fortune 500 company. I wrote and laid out four-color, 8-page monthly newsletters, and advanced the company's new Lean Enterprise plan, later recognized by Productivity Inc., in the company of Ford Motor Company, Harley Davidson, and Black & Decker.
Prior to Kaman, edited a newsletter for Central Connecticut State University on Professional Development Schools (PDS), created newsletters and Alumni Profiles Booklets for Cambridge College (MA) recruitment, networking, fundraising purposes, and wrote the newsletter for the University of Hartford linking the campus to several city schools. Managed the grant-driven, six-college Speakers Bureau on International Security Issues, featuring a successful pilot discussion series in 12 Connecticut libraries on 'Choices for the 21st Century: America's Role in a Changing World' which lead to a $180,000 grant to the Southern CT Library Council.
At UofH from 1979-91, while associate director of communications, my faculty Speakers Bureau of 200+ members, was recognized for excellence by the Network for Talented and Gifted Students, the Connecticut State Department of Higher Education and the Advertising Club of Greater Hartford. Prior to UofH reporter for the Waterbury Republican, Hartford Advocate, assistant editor/AV manager for the Greater Hartford CofC. (Also worked in 3 hospitals, including 2 1/2 years at the Hospital for Special Care, caring for children and teens.)
|FUTURE PROFESSIONAL GOALS:
||Help all ages to build a meaningful and relevant, inspirational philosophy of life with solid values and concern for the common good,nature and all species. Continue to build significant online teaching/networking venues. Build Emanations Press including use of The Creative Commons.
||Interested in dialogue about important issues that define our future and our approach to the common good. This may include climate protection, community service, future visions of the universe and our role therein, dialogue vs debate, building a philosophy of life.
||The Conundrum of Education in the Age of Distraction