Southern College graduate
awarded internship at Poynter Institute
(July 3, 2001) Florida Southern College graduate Jen McKibben
was selected to intern at the Poynter Institute, a journalism school
in St. Petersburg, Fla. The six-week fellowship includes a $1,950
graduated in April, will write for an on-line publication and receive
critiques from journalists on her writing and reporting skills.
a member of Phi Eta Sigma and Sigma Tau Delta, both international
honors societies. She edited Florida Southern's literary magazine
"Cantilevers," served as features editor on the student
newspaper, and participated in the Mechanicals, an art club at FSC.
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John McKibben, who reside in Alpharetta,
Florida Southern is a four-year, private, co-educational liberal
arts college affiliated with the United Methodist Church. The college
offers more than 40 undergraduate majors and a master of business
administration degree accredited by the Commission on Colleges of
the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Located in Lakeland,
Fla., the college is home to the largest, single-site collection
of Frank Lloyd Wright architecture in the world.