Monthly Archives: May 2014

Introducing the CSS In Digication Video Series

Exams are over. Summer is here. Many of you have plans to work, intern, or just relax. No matter what your summer plans are, you should think about taking a couple hours to work on your portfolio. The PWR portfolio deadline for incoming seniors is September 8th and you don’t want to leave all that work for the last minute, … Continue Reading

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Starting from the Bottom

Guest Blogger Beckah Porter ’16 Having the opportunity to start a project from scratch can be exciting, but it can also be stressful especially when a client you are working with is unsure of their vision, making you unsure of how to start. For any scope of work there are some steps that be used as guidelines to reassure you, … Continue Reading

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Client Projects: Academia Easing the Transition from College to the Professional World

Hello readers! To continue our summer of CUPID blogging, Nicole Petrosino will reflect upon her experiences with client projects and how they developed her professional skills and will ease her transition from college to the professional world.  “What is undergraduate education if not a catalyst to success in the cut-throat real world? Hundreds of thousands of college graduates enter the professional realm every … Continue Reading

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My Time As A CUPID Associate: Alexa

Hello everyone, What a semester this has been, by having the opportunity to be a CUPID Associate. I have learned so much and am thankful to have had the chance to work with the program and with those involved. Foremost, working with fellow associates Dannie and Rachel has been an exceptional collaboration experience, in which we were all able to … Continue Reading

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Designing with Someone Else in Mind

Guest Blogger Miranda Romano ’16 I have been focusing a great deal on design over the course of our CUPID studio client project, and I have been considering the ways audience and purpose effect design. Designing to match another person’s ideas can be difficult, but there is a lot to learn while experimenting with different ideas and perspectives. The project … Continue Reading

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My Time as a CUPID Associate: Dannie

After a very busy and eventful four months, my time as a CUPID Associate has come to an end. In my final post, I’m going to reflect on my work and experiences as an associate. One of my favorite parts of being an associate was working with my fellow associates, Rachel and Alexa. I had worked with both of them … Continue Reading

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My Time as a CUPID Associate: Rachel

The semester has ended, and after several months as a CUPID Associate at Elon, it is time for me to reflect on what I’ve gained, what PWR skills I’ve put into practice, and how I believe that this experience has furthered my PWR identity and skill set. As a CUPID Associate, I held open hours during which students could (and … Continue Reading

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Advice for a Successful PWR Internship

Hi everyone, for our last week of blogging about internships, Mackenzie Kriel ’15 will continue discussing her internship experience with Family Abuse Services, and reflect about what she learned.  “When I first began my internship with Family Abuse Services (FAS), I wasn’t sure what to expect. This was my very first internship and I was excited to enhance my writing … Continue Reading

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Technology and Reading Experiences

To continue, Mackenzie Kriel ’15 will discuss her internship experience with Family Abuse Services.  This semester I have had the opportunity to intern for Family Abuse Services (FAS) in Burlington, working with Dr. Pope-Ruark along with Cary Crawford from FAS. Some of my assignments have included working on the design of *FAS’ website, by integrating social media, an events calendar, … Continue Reading

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Internship Experience with Local Organization

Our last week of CUPID blogging before summertime will highlight past and upcoming internships of our PWR students! First, Christine Meyer ’14 writes about her experience interning at the Hayden-Harman Foundation.  Hi CUPID Readers, It’s been some time now since I have posted something on the CUPID Blog, but I wanted to use this opportunity to talk a little bit … Continue Reading

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