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Dr. Beatrice Epwene

 Writing Center Coordinator

Dr. Beatrice Epwene is a Writing and Communication specialist with a background in both academic and corporate settings. Her teaching portfolio covers a wide variety of writing and communication courses. Dr. Epwene is an educator, with experience from a cross section of universities including Notre Dame of Maryland University, Johns Hopkins University, Kutztown University, Alvernia University, Indiana University of PA, Lehigh Carbon Community College, and Bowie State University.

She is also a Journalist and a Public Relations expert. She worked as web editor and content producer at WFMZ-TV in Allentown, PA and spent five years as the coordinator of a Community Literacy Project.

Dr. Epwene obtained her Doctorate in Communications and New Media from Indiana University of PA, and a Master’s degree in Journalism and Mass Communication from Point Park University in Pittsburgh. She also holds a Master’s degree in English Education, and a Maitrise in Literature from Yaounde University, Cameroon, where she also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English Studies. She enjoys helping students produce polished written pieces to meet all their academic, professional and personal needs. She is an avid reader and is still working on learning to swim.

Monica Boothe

 Writing Center Specialist

Monica Boothe earned her BA in English Secondary Education from Mississippi University for Women and worked as a high school English teacher for several years. She then earned her MFA in writing fiction from George Mason University, where she also worked as a writing center administrator. In addition to writing center pedagogy, her interests include creative writing, folklore, American Romanticism, and speculative fiction. Monica grew up in Nairobi, Kenya and lived in several different states before settling in Maryland. She has lived in Prince George’s County for ten years.