East Carolina University, MA English/Technical and Professional Communication (2006) GPA 4.0

University of Wisconsin, BA English  (1980)

University of Chicago (1976-1979)

Internship, East Carolina University Office of University Development, Corporate/Foundation Relations.(May-August 2005) Edited grants, researched funding sources. Designed, wrote content for new website.


Best Practices for Newsroom Training, Poynter Institute, 2007 Coaching Your Writing Process, Don Fry, 2006 NIH webinar in online submission process (ECU Brody School of Medicine), 2006
Basic CITI Course in The Protection of Human Research Subjects, 2005 Judging Grant Proposals (ECU Office of Sponsored Programs) 2005
Concerning Reproduction: Writing Your Materials and Methods, Having a Point and Proving It, Documenting Sources (Brody School of Medicine Academic Skills for Medical School Faculty workshop series) 2005
CommonSpot Web publishing system (ECU ITCS) 2004
Introduction to Refworks, Navigating Electronic Resources, Searching Smarter with Ovid, Searching Smarter with PubMed (ECU Laupus Library workshop series) 2004
Leadership 2000, Zenger Miller
Compelling Storytelling: Writing and Editing for Readers, American Press Institute, Reston, Va., 1999
Ethics and Credibility in News Gathering. Taught program to all newsroom staffers and maintained ongoing training, 1999
Editorial Page Editors and Writers workshop, American Press Institute,  1997
Walt Disney Company, People Management Program. Taught the program to all managers at the newspaper, 1995
Getting Results Through People with Merwyn Hayes,  1993