Specialized Communications Curriculum Takes Flight

2014-07-17T18:10:18-04:00

This week, Princeton Writes held the inaugural workshop in a new 10-part series designed to explore the multiple ways in which Princeton's stories can be told in writing, addressing the challenges and opportunities presented by different media, genres, processes, and messaging considerations. First up was "Mastering Social Media," led by Dan Day, director of news and editorial services in Princeton's Office of Communications, and Eric Wilkens, social media coordinator and writer in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. In a dynamic 90-minute session, Day and Wilkens brought their collective experience to bear on Facebook and Twitter, where connections [...]

Specialized Communications Curriculum Takes Flight2014-07-17T18:10:18-04:00

Meet Sharon Deng ’17, Videographer

2014-06-22T11:36:30-04:00

This is the third of a three-part series of profiles featuring undergraduates who have made a significant difference in the life of Princeton Writes in 2013-2014, its inaugural year. The profiles were prepared by Emily Reardon ’16. When asked what she loves most about writing, Sharon Deng described the purity of the written word. Of all the ways to preserve and communicate one’s message, she finds the narrative form to be the truest, contributing to her strong involvement in the writing community both at Princeton and at home. Sharon was raised in Wuhan, China, and attended the Wuhan Foreign Language School. It was [...]

Meet Sharon Deng ’17, Videographer2014-06-22T11:36:30-04:00

Meet Thomas Garcia ’16, Social Media Coordinator

2014-05-27T21:37:55-04:00

This is the second of a three-part series of profiles featuring undergraduates who have made a significant difference in the life of Princeton Writes in 2013-2014, its inaugural year. The profiles were prepared by Emily Reardon ’16. Thomas Garcia was raised in Pharr, Texas, which is located deep in the Rio Grande Valley, nestled along the Mexican border. With a large Hispanic population, English is primarily learned as a second language in Pharr. Greatly influenced by the environment of the southwestern city from which he hails, Thomas is looking to major in English, with a primary focus on education and helping students bridge [...]

Meet Thomas Garcia ’16, Social Media Coordinator2014-05-27T21:37:55-04:00

Meet Emily Reardon ’16, Undergraduate Fellow

2014-05-04T23:41:29-04:00

This is the first of a three-part series of profiles featuring undergraduates who have made a significant difference in the life of Princeton Writes in 2013-2014, its inaugural year. The profiles were prepared by Emily Reardon '16. Emily Reardon was raised in Little Silver, New Jersey, not more than 50 minutes east of Princeton, right along the Atlantic. While her life and travels, to this point, have not taken her far outside New Jersey and her small town, with their safety and sameness, she turned, at a young age, to creative writing. Through writing, she was able to journey around the [...]

Meet Emily Reardon ’16, Undergraduate Fellow2014-05-04T23:41:29-04:00

Princeton Writes Is Launched in Style

2013-10-11T12:00:00-04:00

On October 9, 2013, friends of Princeton Writes from across the University assembled in Whig Hall to formally launch this young initiative. In their remarks, Program Director John S. Weeren and Vice President for Human Resources Lianne Sullivan-Crowley acknowledged the critical role that now President Emerita Shirley M. Tilghman played in the genesis of Princeton Writes. “Shirley is ultimately responsible for our presence in this room,” said Weeren. “Not only did she embrace the vision I presented to her, she also helped inspire it, thanks to her deep commitment to outstanding writing, a commitment that kept her at her desk, corrective [...]

Princeton Writes Is Launched in Style2013-10-11T12:00:00-04:00

Princeton Writes Makes Online Debut

2013-06-26T12:00:21-04:00

On June 26, 2013, Princeton Writes launched an interactive website as part of its mission to enhance the quality of non-academic communication on our campus. Fully accessible to employees and students with a Princeton netID, the website is both a learning and teaching tool and a gateway to face-to-face instruction and assistance. It is intended to be an online meeting place for writers of every level of experience, regardless of their role at Princeton, and includes the following features: • A synopsis of seven key principles of effective communication. • A service portal, allowing employees and students to sign up for classes and tutorials, to obtain [...]

Princeton Writes Makes Online Debut2013-06-26T12:00:21-04:00

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