Student Assistants

Spring 2022

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    Rachel Schrauben Yeates

    Graduate Student Intern

    Rachel Schrauben Yeates graduated from Berry College in 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in English literature and creative writing. She is the Institutional Repository Specialist for the KSU Library System and is currently pursuing a professional writing master’s degree at KSU. Before transitioning to libraries, she worked in journalism and newspaper design. Her creative writing has been featured in Chicago Reader, Ramifications, and From Glasgow to Saturn, and recognized at the Southern Literary Festival.

     

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      Renee Hudson

      Renee Hudson will graduate from Kennesaw State University in Spring 2024 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and Emerging Media and a minor in Professional Writing. In addition to her current role as a Student Assistant in the Office of Undergraduate Research, Renee is also a Writing Assistant with KSU’s Writing Center and a contributor of photography for KSU’s The Peak. As an active opinion writer for The Sentinel, Renee plans to continue her journey in journalism with Fresh Take upon graduation. 

       

       

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        Dreanna Simmons

        Dreanna Simmons will graduate from Kennesaw State University in the Spring of 2025 with a bachelor's degree in Nursing. She serves as a Student Assistant in the Office of Undergraduate Research as well as being a member of KSU’s American Medical Women’s Association and the future marketing officer for KSU’s Human Services Club (Fall 2022). In her spare time, Dreanna is a violinist and enjoys volleyball. Following graduation, Dreanna hopes to earn her master’s degree in nursing to pursue her passion for healthcare.

        Fall 2021

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          Madison Kemp

          Undergraduate Student Intern

          Madison graduated with a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Kennesaw State University in Fall 2021. Following graduation, Madison aspires to earn a master’s degree in social work due to her passions for mental healthcare, family systems, and culture. Madison’s work at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, the Department of Psychological Science, and Peacefully prepared her for interning at the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research. You can find Madison on campus practicing Korean in the Language Lab, reading fantasy books at the Sturgis Library, or indulging at the Commons.

          Summer 2021

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            Marielena Zajac

            Graduate Student Intern

            Marielena (Mari) Zajac graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in communications – public relations. Currently, she is pursuing a master’s of professional writing degree with a dual concentration of rhetoric/composition and applied writing at KSU. In addition to serving as an intern for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research, Mari also serves as a graduate teaching assistant in the Department of English, where she will be teaching ENGL 1101 and 1102 classes for the 2021-2022 academic year. Upon graduation in Spring 2022, Mari hopes to continue working in editing and publishing, particularly for children’s books.

            Spring 2021

            • Sarah Scott

              Sarah Scott

              Undergraduate Student Intern

              Sarah Scott will graduate from Kennesaw State University in the Spring of 2021 with a bachelor’s degree in Media and Entertainment with a minor in International Affairs. Sarah serves as a student intern with the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research as well as serving as a writer and editor of the blog Communication Investigation. While doing editorial work and school, Sarah also pursues other communication-related hobbies such as doing live event production work, learning foreign languages (Mandarin, Korean, and ASL), choreographing dances, and writing and producing her own original songs.

              Fall 2020

              • Landon Mion

                Landon Mion

                Undergraduate Student Intern

                Landon will graduate from Kennesaw State University in the fall of 2020 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and emerging media and a minor in sociology. In addition to interning for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research, he also serves as an intern for The Daily Caller, a student reporter for The College Fix, a campus correspondent for Campus Reform, a contributor for Lone Conservative, a journalism intern for Pulp Magazine, a student assistant for the Office of Research at KSU and a staff writer for The Sentinel. He has previously been a contributor at 71 Republic.

                Summer 2020

                • Tiffany Davis

                  Tiffany Davis

                  Graduate Student Intern

                  Tiffany Davis graduated from Kennesaw State University in 2018 with a bachelor's degree in English and a minor in professional writing. During her pursuit of the bachelor's degree, Tiffany worked on the Atlanta Student Movement Project, which focuses on turning the oral histories of the 1960's movement into a digital medium.  Currently she is pursuing her master's degree in professional writing at Kennesaw State University with a concentration in applied writing, while also continuing to work on her creative writing.  She interned for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergradaute Research as an editorial assistant over the summer. 

                  Spring 2020

                  • Jackie Morgan

                    Jackie Morgan

                    Undergraduate Student Intern

                    Jackie is an undergraduate student at Kennesaw State University and is currently working toward a Bachelor of Arts degree in English as well as history and professional writing minors. With a focus on editorial work, Jackie expects to graduate in 2021. She interned for  the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research in spring 2020 While also working at a part-time job outside of school, Jackie pursues other interests such as creating art, poetry, and creative writing. 

                    Fall 2019

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                      Emily Jobe

                      Undergraduate Student Intern

                      Emily is a 2019 graduate of Kennesaw State University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and a professional writing minor focused on creative writing and editing. She was an intern and then gravitated to a student editor for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research (KJUR) during her time as an undergraduate. Emily now volunteers as the Associate Editor for the journal and is a full-time freelance editor. She has also pursued other areas that have included being a published academic in KJUR, and a published poet with her work featured in two issues of Waymark and one with Aberration Labyrinth.

                      2018-2019 Academic Year

                      • Kaelyn Ireland

                        Kaelyn Ireland

                        Undergraduate Student Assistant

                        Kaelyn graduated from Kennesaw State University in May 2020 with a B.S. degree in Psychology, a B.A. degree in Modern Language & Culture, and a minor in Latin American/Latinx Studies. Kaelyn’s work with the Office of Undergraduate Research included serving as a student editor of the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research (KJUR) and planning for research-related events on campus, including the Symposium of Student Scholars and the National Conference on Undergraduate Research (NCUR) hosted by KSU in spring 2019. Kaelyn also informed KSU undergraduate students across all disciplines about research opportunities through the university. Kaelyn was the Vice President of the Undergraduate Research Club (URC) in 2019-2020.

                        • Emily Deibler

                          Emily Deibler

                          Graduate Student Intern

                          Emily graduated with a master's degree in professional writing at Kennesaw State University in 2020 after earning a bachelor's degree in English at KSU in 2017. While working as a social media intern and coordinator for the KSU Writing Center, Emily began research on the health benefits of reflective writing in academia, presenting the findings at the Southeastern Writing Center Association Conference and the KSU Symposium of Student Scholars. Emily currently works as an editor for the English Department’s newsletter The English Broadside and has interned as an editor for the Kennesaw Journal of Undergraduate Research.

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