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					 Jenny A Armentrout                      

          1736A Shannon Dr.  Bowling Green, OH 43402  989-954-5031  E-mail: jennya@bgsu.edu



                                             OBJECTIVE


I wish to obtain a position that provides a sense of accomplishment within my discipline while
also maintaining valuable relationships. Ideally, I would like a position that matches my personal
initiatives concerning academic/corporate communication experience.


                                             EDUCATION

Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH  2008-present
Ph.D. Degree in Communication Studies
Areas of Concentration: Health Communication, Interpersonal Communication, Intercultural
Communication, Rhetorical Criticism, Weight Discourses, Humor Research

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI  2007
M.A. Degree in Interpersonal & Public Communication
Area of Concentration: Communication Research & Theory

Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI  2004
B.A.A. Degrees in Interpersonal & Public Communication and also English
Areas of Concentration: Communication Research, Creative Writing

Clare High School, Clare, MI  1999
High school diploma
General studies


                                          EMPLOYMENT

Media Relations Specialist, Silver Ridge Music, Farwell, MI  Mar., 2007-Apr., 2008
Responsibilities:  Writing press releases
                   Writing content for website and print sources
                   Writing speeches for managing partner
                   Maintaining inventories of pamphlet distribution
                   Taking photographs for website
                   Creating network and contacts within the community




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Server, Soaring Eagle Casino, Mt. Pleasant, MI  Sept., 2000- June, 2005
Responsibilities:    Waiting on patrons
                     Providing excellent customer service
                     Time management
                     Coordinating various objectives at one time
                     Dealing with high stress situations
                     Fulfilling shift duties such as cleaning and organizing

Office/Textbook Assistant, CMU Bookstore, Mt. Pleasant, MI  Dec., 2002-Jan., 2004
Responsibilities:   Operating a computer with a full textbook inventory
                    Assisting students to locate their required texts
                    Packaging textbook orders
                    Answering telephone
                    Troubleshooting and organization

Ad Representative, CM Life Newspaper, Mt. Pleasant, MI  May, 2000-Sept., 2000
Responsibilities:   Handling accounts that dealt with various advertisements
                    Layout of advertisements
                    Contacting area businesses
                    Establishing an ongoing rapport with each account

Gas Station Attendant, Amoco Oil Co., Clare, MI  April, 2000-Sept., 2001
Responsibilities:  Managing shift paperwork
                   Operating the cash register
                   Overseeing entire establishment alone

Store Clerk, Dollar Daze, Clare, MI  May, 2001-Sept., 2001
Responsibilities:     Stocking shelves
                      Servicing an array of patrons and coworkers
                      Operating and “counting down” the cash registers
                      Closing/opening the store

MIDI Lab Assistant, School of Music, CMU, Mt. Pleasant, MI  Sept., 2000-May, 2001
Responsibilities:   Answering telephone
                    Operating Mac computers
                    Maintaining a clean office setting
                    Assisting with MIDI compositions
                    Composing databases
                    Typing various assignments
                    Responding to email and voicemail

Office Assistant, School of Music, CMU, Mt. Pleasant, MI  Dec., 2000-2001
Responsibilities:    Answering telephone
                     Conducting mass mailings
                     Running errands on and off campus
                     Accessing and operating the building’s mailroom
                     Maintaining correspondence between faculty and staff
                     Filing/copying various forms and paperwork
                     Corresponding with tentative students




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                                      SKILLS


IBM Compatible computers                     Moderate web publishing/scripting
Macintosh computers                          CD-Rom downloading and uploading
Various typewriters                          Various digital cameras
Various photo copiers                        Various printers of different makes/types
Various telephone systems                    Various image scanners
Keyboarding (92 wpm)                         Various power tools
Vast Internet expertise                      Various voice transcription devices

All versions of: Windows, WordPerfect, MS Word, MS Access, MS Publisher, MS Excel,
MS Power Point, MS Database, MS Works, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe
Illustrator, Adobe ImageReady, Prezi, SPSS, PageMaker, Corel Draw, Print Artist,
Filemaker Pro, Meeting Maker, Nero, Quicktime, Digital Voice Ed. II


                     ACTIVITIES, HONORS, & AWARDS

Navy Award for Band
John Philip Sousa Award
Quizmaster Award
Most Outstanding Jazz Musician Award
CASA General Scholarship
Michigan Competitive Scholarship
Presidential Achievement Scholarship
Central Michigan University Research & Creative Endeavors Grant
2004 Listening Ear Service-Learning Project: Mural Painting
2006 Organizational Communication Mini-Conference
2006 Central States Communication Conference
2008 Weatherby Dream Hunt Writing Contest: First Prize Winner


                                 MEMBERSHIPS


Business Professionals of America
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship
National Communication Association
National Honor Society
Organization for Research on Women and Communication
BGSU Dean’s List
CMU Dean’s List


                                  REFERENCES

See CV




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