As You Plan Your Week Ahead…

Lindsey_blogMon., 10/26, 4 – 5pm in EB 149: Careers in Content Strategy with Lindsey Gates-Markel of Pixo (a custom software company in Urbana.

The Department of EnglishWed., 10/29. 5 – 6pm in EB 160: Enhancing Your Public Speaking, with Prof. Dale Bauer, Prof. Janice Harrington, Prof. Andrew Gaedtke, and members of the ESC.

And of course, in between, don’t forget…the English Student Council Annual Halloween Party!  This can’t-miss event takes place on Tues., 10/27, 6 – 7:30pm in the English Building Atrium (aka, the Mary Kay Peer Lounge).  Will the English Bldg. ghost show up this year?  Perhaps…if enough people come in costume.



Content Strategy! (Or, as we used to call it…writing. For money.)

Lindsey_blogEnglish and Creative Writing majors are good at content strategy, a growing field.  It’s hard to apply for jobs doing it if you don’t know what it is, though.  Lindsey Markel-Gates, a content strategist with Pixo, a custom software company in Urbana, will explain what she does (and how you can do it, too), on MONDAY, Oct. 26, at 4pm in EB 149.

Here’s an interview she did with the News-Gazette a few years ago (and before she started working for Pixo):

Here’s her current bio on the Pixo website: