Edel Pace

Technical Writer | Designer

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EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS 

Memphis, TN // May 2022

Bachelor in Art – English, Professional Writing

Minor: Creative Mass Media

Participant of the Accelerated Bachelor’s 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

VP of Education, Lebanon Toastmasters Club

Lebanon, TN  //  July 2018 – March 2020

As Vice President of Education (VPE), I scheduled the club members’ speeches, verify the completion of projects, and served as a resource for questions about the Toastmasters Pathways learning experience, speech contests, and the club mentor program.

Editor, Pioneer Pen

Volunteer State Community College  //  January – May 2020

As one of the editors of the student literary magazine Pioneer Pen, I encouraged student participation by promoting the Magazine through flyers and social media; reviewed submissions and verified they were error-free; collaborated in the Magazine’s design phase in Adobe InDesign. 


SKILLS

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Google Applications
  • WordPress
  • Creativity
  • Organization
  • Resourcefulness
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • 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

STUDENT ASSOCIATIONS

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society2019 – Present, Member

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

The National Society of Collegiate Scholars – 2021, Nominated

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