Jennifer Ward, student writer
Jennifer Ward is a SUNY Empire State College student with the School for Graduate Studies, Metropolitan Center-Manhattan Unit. She received her Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Cultural Studies with a concentration in English at Empire State College. Ward expects to begin her teaching career in September 2012 and graduate in June 2014 with a Master of Arts in Teaching, specializing in English language arts, adolescent education.
Ward is an avid writer and was very enthusiastic about the opportunity to write for the online student newsletter, The Student Connection. From this expereince, she hopes to grow as a writer and eventually publish her childhood memoir, currently in progress.
“I have always taken pleasure in writing, it has led to some of the greatest experiences I’ve had in school as a young child and later on as an adult,” she said. “The courses I’ve taken at Empire State College, as well as the success of fellow classmates and alumni, have inspired me a great deal to continue my pursuit of writing. I am looking forward to new and challenging experiences at Empire State College in the years to come.”