Yesterday, the Professional Writing and Editing (PWE) program hosted the biannual PWE Poster Exhibit, where PWE capstone students showcase their writing and editing internship work for the university community.
Judges' and attendees' votes have been tallied, and the winners of the top poster awards are:
First Place: Jordan Miller, WVU Office of the Provost
Second Place: Kayla Birnie, Eberly College Office of Undergraduate Studies
Third Place: Olivia Wheeler, Literacy Volunteers of Monongalia & Preston Counties
Congratulations to all of the interns on their accomplishments this term, including:
- Kayla Birnie, who helped the Eberly College Office of Undergraduate Studies, revamp study desk content for an interactive guide for future and current WVU students.
- Adyline Bowders, who created press releases, fliers, and promotional material for the WVU LaunchLab.
- Abbey McCave, who interned at the WVU Office of Accessibility Servicesand honed her writing process.
- Jordan Miller, who helped WVU celebrate its 150th year working on communications from the WVU Office of the Provost.
- Molly Moore, who interned with Literacy Volunteers of Monongalia & Preston Counties to promote literacy amongst ESL learners.
- Deni Remsberg, who demonstrated how having knowledge of statistics can help in editing scholarly journals at FiT Publications.
- Kathryn Samuels, who showed us how some editors work from a distance via her remote internship with Pro Se Productions.
- Emily Scopel, who wrote for all of “Wild and Wonderful” West Virginia through her internship at WVU Extension Service.
- Olivia Wheeler, who developed fundraising materials and instructional experience at the Literacy Volunteers of Monongalia & Preston Counties.
Thank you to everyone who supported these talented English majors by attending the poster exhibit and voting for their favorite posters. A special thanks to the events' three judges, as well: Cheryl Ball, John Jones, and Sarah Morris.