Friday, October 23, 2015

October News

Mary Stone performed her own poetry at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, along with Marianne Kunkel, as part of their reading series. 

Mary’s poem "I Can't Stop Writing About Men" was published in Word Riot -  Two of her poems, "When the Doctor Finally Prescribes Lithium" and "Perhaps Too Many Poems End with Hangovers" were published in the I-70 Review.

Mike Kelley successfully defended his thesis entitled Quick Start Guides and Tabletop Role-Playing Games: Lessons Learned for Technical Writers on Tuesday, October 13th.  Mr. Kelley's thesis involved studying how users learn the rules of games and how this information can be used in technical communication.  He is currently teaching English and other subjects at Highland Community College and previously worked as a composition instructor for Missouri Western.  Mr. Kelley should graduate with his MAA in Written Communication in December.  His committee: Dr. Michael Charlton, Dr. Kaye Adkins, and James Carviou. 

Arlo Leo, son of Marianne Kunkel and Dave Nall, came into the world recently, weighing in at at 7 lbs, 9 oz., and 21 inches in length. Mom says he has a TON of hair. We'll take her word for it.
Welcome, Arlo, and congratulations to your mom and dad!

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