On December 10, 2013, Weather.com meteorologist, Jim Cantore, visited Baltimore, Maryland to deliver his morning broadcast. Meanwhile, Towson University closed for the first large snow storm of the 2013-2014 winter season. With classes cancelled, students remained in their dorms and apartments to wait out the weather. This time could have been used for holiday shopping and decorating and baking. However, the typical season highlights (sleds, building snowmen, snowball fights, and hot chocolate) as well as a student's favorite snow day activity--sleeping in--went forgotten by the Towson University graduate students are dedicated to their studies and their professional development.
- Brittnee Alford, a professional writing major and a Towson writing center tutor, prepared final papers for her Rhetoric and Business Writing courses, planned a digital writing portfolio, and searched for jobs.
- Will Jackson, a professional writing major and a Towson graduate assistant, wrote a paper for his Rhetoric course.
- Jessica Clark, a school psychology major and a Towson graduate assistant, wrote a cover letter and a CV, created internship applications, and worked on a case consultation paper and poster.
This Towson Career Examiner finalized her own digital writing portfolio, which can be seen at Wordpress.com