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Education: University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA
Bachelor of Arts with a major in Classical Archeology and Civilization, and Communications & Digital Studies, May 2019

Experience Abroad:

  • Exploring museums in London, England
  • Foreign English Teacher, Yuanlin, Taiwan

Work Experience:

Resident Assistant at UMW (August 2017 – May 2019)

  • Assisted residents in adjusting to community and academic life
  • Provided accurate resources to residents when needed
  • Maintained upkeep of residence halls
  • Enforced residence hall policy
  • Planned and executed educational programs for residents

Tutor at the Digital Knowledge Center at UMW (August 2017 – May 2019)

  • Tutored and assisted students with digital media platforms, including WordPress, Domain of One’s Own, video, audio, and image editing, and presentation tools
  • Worked independently and collaboratively on digital projects assigned by the Digital Knowledge Center Director

Internships:

National Museum of the Marine Corps: Education Department (May 2018 – August 2018)

  • Worked with Educators and the Teacher-in-Residence greet/host groups, conduct events, and develop programming
  • Worked with Educators planning and leading summer camp
  • Worked with fellow interns on group projects and program planning
  • Co-produced and edited an informational video for the Education Department of the National Museum of the Marine Corps

Dupont Kalorama Museums Consortium: Social Media Intern (May 2018 – August 2018)

  • Redesigned the DKMC website to create a more visually appealing and easy-to-use design
  • Assisted with the execution of a social media and marketing plan (filming and photography for Walk Weekend, creating promotional videos for each DKMC institution)
  • Assisted with preparation for Walk Weekend and on the day of Walk Weekend
  • Evaluated Walk Weekend and made recommendations for future DKMC programs
  • Attended DKMC meetings
  • Worked offsite at DKMC institutions (Dumbarton House, Anderson House, National Museum of American Jewish Military, The Phillips Collection, The President Woodrow Wilson House)

Leadership Experience:

Consul/Co-Consul, UMW Classics Club (August 2016 – May 2019)

  • Organized and attended meetings with officers concerning trips and activities
  • Previously served as Secretary, UMW Classics Club (May 2015 – May 2016)

Prytaneis/President for Eta Sigma Phi ( August 2018 – May 2019)

  • Organized and ran official meetings
  • Constructed essay question for local Essay Contest
  • Previously served as Chyrsophylax/Treasurer

Monticello-University of Virginia Archaeological Field School (June 2017 – July 2017)

  • Archaeology excavation and laboratory experience

Certifications:

  • Google Ads Certified

Skills:

  • Basic knowledge of Python, Java (BlueJ and Netbeans), and HTML
  • Microsoft Office and Google Applications (Word, PowerPoint, Documents, Sheets)
  • Domain’s of One’s Own, WordPress, Dotclear
  • Audio Editing (Audacity)
  • Image Editing (Adobe, Pixlr)
  • Video Editing (iMovie)
  • Knightlab Storytelling Projects
  • Social Media (Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Twitter, Snapchat, Pinterest)
  • Event/Educational Programming

Activities/Volunteer:

  • UMW Aubade Literary Magazine
  • UMW Historic Preservation Club
  • Volunteer, annual Ghostwalk, Mary Washington House, Victorian Ball
  • Volunteer, Multicultural Fair, Therapeutic Riding
  • Volunteer, National Museum of the Marine Corps

Honors & Awards:

  • Eta Sigma Phi (National Honor Society of Classics)
  • Undergraduate Research Grant
  • Dr. George M. Van Sant Scholarship

Projects:

Digital Archaeology: A few other people and I took apart a Spacemaker General Electric radio from the 1970s and mapped the pieces from where they came from.

HTML Website: A hand coded website in HTML about networks. I used Sublime Text, which is a text editor for markup code. It works really well with Mac OS X systems.

Kumu: This map displays the connection of different websites within Wikipedia.

Tiki-Toki: This was a side project where I explored the fundamentals of Tiki-Toki and created a timeline of Egyptian Art.

Fredericksburg National Cemetery: This was group project with six other classmates for our Digital History class in the Spring of 2018.

Anna, Queen of Scots: This is a 60 second video I made for my Digital Media class, where I pulled audio from the ”Mary, Queen of Scots” (2018) movie, edited it, and matched it with scenes from ”Frozen” (2013).