Parnell Jackson

Freelance Blog Writer & Creative Writer

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Location:Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/parnelljackson
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EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Theatre, Performance emphasis
Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing
Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, PA Expected May 2012
GPA: 3.5

RESEARCH AND WRITING INTENSIVE COURSEWORK

Advanced Nonfiction: Personal Essay, Introduction to Journalism, Advanced Fiction: Novel, Dramatic Theory and Criticism, Western Theatre History, Non Western Theatre History, Aesthetics and interpretation, Dramatic Literature, Acting I, Acting II, Theory and Practice of Peer Education, Screenwriting, English Grammar and Writing, Early Modern Africa

EMPLOYMENT

Writing Tutor, Susquehanna University Center for Academic Achievement
Selinsgrove, PA June 2010-Present
• Instruct students in grammar, punctuation, word choice or content of academic writing
• Collaborate with students during four or five sessions each night
• Selected as one of ten writing tutors for the university
• Present writing center resources to all incoming freshman students
• Skilled in MLA, APA, and Chicago Style writing

UNIVERSITY LEADERSHIP ROLES

Student Conduct Board Representative December 2008-Present
• Determine appropriate sanctions for student violations of the university handbook
• Interviewed and selected to serve as a representative of the university

Head Resident for Residence Life September 2010 –Present
• Supervise four Resident Assistants and 110 students
• Manage building budget, staff meetings, and individual advising meetings with RAs
• Promoted from Resident Assistant position

Peer Mentor for Center of Diversity and Social Justice September 2009- Present
• Guide an incoming freshman through the resources of the university to increase the student’s retention and academic success
• Selected as one of five mentors from an application and interview process
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