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Detroit Connections Map

As part of my hunt for a job in Detroit I worked with my class on nonprofits at Michigan State University to create a map of Detroit connections I had and ones I wanted to make. Through personal connections, emails,

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TEDxDetroit

TEDxDetroit photo

So there was this gathering a couple weeks ago called TEDxDetroit and I was lucky enough to be in attendance. I debated back and forth about blogging about the event but decided to write this after talking to enough people who

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New Chapter in Detroit

Skyline of Detroit City

So as far as good news goes, this goes right up there with catching a game-winning homerun – I’ve got a new job in Detroit as the web and digital media manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD)! I

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Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability Launch

MMPGS logo

Working for Michigan Energy Options through the Mid-Michigan Program for Greater Sustainability, a HUD/DOE/EPA federally funded grant, we launched the portal site hosting the information regarding the nine projects in the MMPGS. MEO runs the lead on two projects, one

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Challenge Detroit Finalist

Doyle Marsh

This past weekend was a whirlwind of excitement for the future for me. Professionally at Michigan Energy Options we had a great week and weekend, individually I had one of the most intense interviews days of my life with Challenge

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StateNews.com Website Redesign

The State News Homepage

I have been extremely fortunate to have worked for The State News web team, SN Works, for the past year.  From the earlier post on The Cavalier Daily redesign I have worked on two major site redesigns, the main and

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Michigan Energy Options Newsletter

MEO Newsletter Preview

During my internship for Michigan Energy Options the communications team was tasked in creating the quarterly newsletter.  The organization had previously sent out one other E-Newsletter and had created an account with MailChimp.  Being unfamiliar with the program I immersed

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Michigan Energy Options Communications Management

MEO_logo

During the fall of 2012 I was brought on as an intern for the non-profit Michigan Energy Options (MEO).  The primary goal was to work in communications and development for the organization as a whole and for the new project,

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Writers’ Bloc Social Media Management

Writers' Bloc Logo

The student board for Professional Writing is known as Writers’ Bloc and as any student group needs a fairly involved social media manager to convey messages to fellow students, organize media, and continuously post.  I was elected into the student board

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Middle of the Mitten Events Communications

MOTM5 logo

For the past year I have worked for Middle of the Mitten Events (MOTM) in a number of capacities.  MOTM is a 5 year old group that has put on concerts focusing on mid-Michigan rock and folk music.  From the

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