Edel Pace

Technical Writer | Designer

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EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS  Memphis, TN // May 2022

Bachelor of Art – English, Professional Writing; Minor: Creative Mass Media

Participant of the Accelerated Bachelors to Master’s Program (ABM)

Dean’s List – Fall 2020, Spring 2021


PORTFOLIO

WRITING SAMPLES   2020 – 2021

Articles: To Write is to Free the Soul   

                Insulin Price: The Cost of a Life 

Poetry: Again

News Story: Stay-at-Home Mothers Surfing the Resume and Wage Gap 

Instructions: Building the Guacamaya Boat


PUBLICATIONS

PIONEER PEN  – Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN  //  May, 2020

Student Literary Magazine, Print, and Electronic

Poem: Coffee Bean                                       

Photograph: The Streak in Nature                    

BEST ESSAY – Volunteer State Community College Gallatin, TN  //  May 2020

Best Student Essays – Department of English, Print                                                         

Literacy Narrative: Start by Doing  


VOLUNTEER WORK

Editor, Pioneer Pen Volunteer State Community College  //  January – May 2020

  • Encouraged student participation through flyers and social media.
  • Reviewed submissions and verified they were error-free. 
  • Collaborated in the Magazine’s design phase in Adobe InDesign. 

VP of Education, Lebanon Toastmasters Club Lebanon, TN  //  July 2018 – March 2020

  • Organized and scheduled club members’ speeches. 
  • Verified the completion of member’s projects through Toastmasters Pathways. 
  • Served as a resource agent for questions about the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience, speech contests, and the club mentor program.
  • Active and engaged member, participating in organization-wide initiatives such as Open House to build up our membership. 
  • Developed creative initiatives and campaigns to reach new audiences and engage existing members. 
  • Managed and evaluated the performance of social media content across Twitter and Facebook, as well as bi-weekly meeting planning emails.

SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Adobe FrameMaker
  • Adobe Captivate
  • WordPress
  • G-Suite
  • Hubspot
  • Slack
  • Asana 
  • Public Speaking

LANGUAGES

  • Spanish – Native
  • English – Proficient
  • Portuguese – Beginner

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Society for Technical Communication, STC, 2021 – Present, Member

American Institute for Graphic Arts, AIGA, 2021 – Present, Member

Association for Talent Development, ATD, 2021 – Present, Member

STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society 2019 – Present, Member

The National Society of Leadership and Success 2019 – Present, Member

Sigma Tau Delta (International English Honor Society) | Psi Omicron (University of Memphis Chapter)2021-Present, Member

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