Zooming Outside the Box: Students Remotely Publishing Literary/Art Magazines

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Professors Stephanie Gibson and Jamie Miranda of St. Philip’s College will discuss how to organize and engage voluntary students through Zoom and an online learning platform. The process produces a college-level literary/art journal consisting of student writing and artwork and edited by a student editorial staff with faculty/staff guidance. The journal provides opportunities for student scholarships through grant funding and can be utilized for institutional fund raising to further support student success. Ask questions and join the discussion in a live Q&A following the presentation!

About the Presenters:

Stephanie Gibson has taught English and Integrated Reading and Writing courses at St. Philip’s College, an HBCU and HSI community college, for 16 years. She also taught ESL for Texas Education Agency for 14 years. She has a master’s degree in English Literature from UTSA and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language for Adults. Gibson has served on numerous college committees dedicated to student engagement and success such as CultureFest, Tiger PAWS, Student Services Fees, and Honors College. She enjoys every opportunity to work closely with colleagues and friends on team assignments and loves family time.

Jamie Miranda has taught English and Integrated Reading and Writing for thirteen years at St. Philip’s College, an HBCU and HSI community college. She is a graduate of Our Lady of the Lake University with a master’s in English with an Emphasis in Writing. She is a Master Teacher, Master Developmental Education Specialist, Distance Learning Certified, and Certified Accessibility Specialist from TxDLA. Miranda has served on various committees related to student engagement and success, such as Honors College, Student Engagement Grants, Distance Learning, Culture Fest, Tiger PAWS, Safety/Accessibility, and more. She enjoys spending time with family as well as collaborating with her closest colleagues.